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Metagovernance, Network Structure, and Legitimacy: Developing a Heuristic for Comparative Governance Analysis

Daugbjerg, Carsten; Fawcett, Paul


This article develops a heuristic for comparative governance analysis. The heuristic depicts four network types by combining network structure with the state’s capacity to metagovern. It suggests that each network type produces a particular combination of input and output legitimacy. We illustrate the heuristic and its utility using a comparative study of agri-food networks (organic farming and land use) in four countries, which each exhibit different combinations of input and output legitimacy...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Administration and Society
DOI: 10.1177/0095399715581031


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