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How Does Collaborative Governance Scale?

Chris Ansell and Jacob Torfing


Scale is an overlooked issue in the research on interactive governance. This book takes up the important task of investigating the scalar dimensions of collaborative governance in networks, partnerships, and other interactive arenas and explores the challenges of operating at a single scale, across or at multiple scales and of moving between scales. The introductory chapter presents a general framework for thinking about the scale of collaborative governance and for conceptualizing dynamic processes of scaling. These general ideas provide the basis for examining the role of scale and scaling i ... More

Keywords: scale, scaling, collaborative governance, network governance, multilevel governance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781447340553
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447340553.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chris Ansell, editor
University of California, Berkeley

Jacob Torfing, editor
Roskilde University

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