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Published: 11 March 2020

314 Pages


ISBN: 9780198855057

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The Governor's Dilemma

Indirect Governance Beyond Principals and Agents

Edited by Kenneth W. Abbott, Bernhard Zangl, Duncan Snidal, and Philipp Genschel

  • Challenges the conventional wisdom on indirect governance as encapsulated in the Principal-Agent (PA) model of delegation
  • Analyzes four modes of indirect governance, along with diverse combinations and hybrids, within a single analytical framework
  • Introduces a theory of endogenous change in indirect governance arrangements
  • Presents twelve case studies covering both domestic and international governance, including the governance of violence (domestic and international security), the governance of markets (domestic and international political economy), and cross-cutting governance issues