This Handbook presents an authoritative and innovative overview of this fascinating field, with particular emphasis on the significant new and emerging concepts and theoretical issues. Divided into four parts, the first explores the major theories influencing current thinking and shaping future research in the field of governance. Part two deals specifically with issues surrounding new theories - the changing role of the state and the emerging function of networks and of alternative domains of governance. Parts three and four then go on to consider the implications for managing governance and recent attempts to rethink democracy and citizenship in ways that are less tied to the formal institutions of the state
Chapter 30: Capacity Building
In the past 20 years, capacity building has fast become a major topic among governmental, non-governmental, non-profit and management support organizations. Its perspective and model of practice has also become important in helping professions such as social work and nursing. No United ...