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The new regulatory state and relational capacity

Jayasuriya, K. (2004) The new regulatory state and relational capacity. Policy & Politics, 32 (4). pp. 487-501.

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Globalisation has transformed the internal architecture of the state, leading to the emergence of a new form of regulatory state that operates through mechanisms of metagovernance – that is, the governance of governance. This has important implications for various models of policy capacity. Conventional accounts of policy capacity embody an that seeks to identify a set of transformative powers over policy and structure. In contrast, the new regulatory state requires that capacity be understood as a that structures various sites of governance and links dispersed regulatory resources and agents.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: The Policy Press
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