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Nodal Governance, Democracy, and the New 'Denizens'

Shearing, Clifford; Wood, Jennifer


We begin this paper by reviewing some recent transformations in governance. We then propose three new concepts that we believe assist us in coming to terms with these transformations and the political statuses that have emerged as part of them. These concepts are 'nodal governance', 'denizens', and 'communal space'. Following this we will explore the normative implications of nodal governance as it has taken shape to date, with an emphasis on the 'governance disparity' that is paralleling the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Law and Society
DOI: 10.1111/1467-6478.00263


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