Syllabus/achievement requirements

We ask you to read one of these two books:

Nye, Joseph S. 2008. The Powers to Lead. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

or:

Smith, Graham. 2009. Democratic innovations: designing institutions for citizen participation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

 

In addition, we ask you to read the following literature (thematically listed under each lecture):  

Ansell, Chris and Alison Gash. 2008. Collaborative governance in theory and practice. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 18 (4): 543–571.

Ayres, Sarah. 2017. Assessing the impact of informal governance on political innovation. Public Management Review, 19:1, 90–107. DOI: 10.1080/14719037.2016.1200665

Ayres, Sarah. 2018. How can network leaders promote public value through soft metagovernance? Public Administration, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1111/padm.12555.

Ayres, Sarah, Mark Sandford and Tessa Coombes. 2017. Policy-making ‘front’ and ‘back’ stage: Assessing the implications for effectiveness and democracy. The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 00(0):1–16

Bache, Ian, Ian Bartle, and Mettew Flinders. 2016. Multi-level Governance, in Christopher Ansell and Jacob Torfing (eds.): Handbook of Theories of Governance. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, pp. 486–499.

Bennister, Mark. 2016. Thematic Issue: New Approaches to Political Leadership. Politics and Governance, Volume 4, Issue 2.

de Clercy, Cristine and Peter Ferguson. 2016. Leadership in Precarious Contexts: Studying Political Leaders after the Global Financial Crisis. Politics and Governance, 4(2):104–114.

Dalton, Russel J., Susan E. Scarrow and Bruce E. Cain. 2004. Advanced democracies and the new politics. Journal of Democracy, 15 (1):124–138.

Danielsson, Marianne, Nils Hertting and Erik-Hans Klijn. 2018. Tricky for good reasons. Institutionalizing Local Participatory Governance in Representative Democracy. In Nils Hertting and Clarissa Kugelberg (eds.): Local Participatory Governance and Representative Democracy: Institutional Dilemmas in European Cities. New York: Routledge.

Font, Joan, Graham Smith, Carol Galais and Pau Alarcon. 2017. Cherry-picking participation: Explaining the fate of proposals from participatory processes. European Journal of Political Research, 57 (3):615–636.

Fournier, Patrick, Henk Van der Kolk, Kenneth R. Carty, André Blais and Jonathan Rose. 2011. When citizens decide. Lessons from citizen assemblies on electoral reform. Comparative politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. http://patrick-fournier.com/d/6612-cours7.pdf

Gastil, John, Elizabeth Rosenzweig, Katherine R. Knobloch and David Brinker. 2016. Does the public want mini-publics? Voter responses to the Citizens’ Initiative Review. Communication and the Public 1:174–192.

Geissel, Birgitte and Marco Joas. 2013. Participatory democratic innovations in Europe: improving the quality of democracy? Opladen: Barbara Budrich Publishers. Chapter 1, p. 9-31. Online: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/288786386_Participatory_Democratic_Innovations_in_Europe_Improving_the_Quality_of_Democracy

’t Hart, Paul. 2014. Understanding Public Leadership. Chapter 9, Retrofitting Public Leadership. London: Palgrave.

’t Hart, Paul and R. A. W. Rhodes. 2014. Puzzles of Political Leadership, in R. A. W. Rhodes and Paul ’t Hart (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hertting, Nils and Clarissa Kugelberg. 2018. Representative democracy and the problem of institutionalizing local participatory governance. In Nils Hertting and Clarissa Kugelberg (eds.): Local Participatory Governance and Representative Democracy: Institutional Dilemmas in European Cities. New York: Routledge.

Körösényi, András, Gábor Illés and Rudolf Metz. 2016. Contingency and Political Action: The Role of Leadership in Endogenously Created Crises. Politics and Governance, 4(2):91–103.

Kübler, Daniel, Philippe E. Rochat, Su Yun Woo and and Nico Van der Heiden. 2019. Strengthen governability rather than deepen democracy: why local governments introduce participatory governance. International Review of Administrative Sciences, AOP. doi:10.1177/0020852318801508

Michels, Ank. 2011. Innovations in democratic governance: how does citizen participation contribute to a better democracy? International Review of Administrative Sciences, 77 (2):275–293.

Røiseland, Asbjørn and Signy Irene Vabo. 2016. Interactive – or counteractive – governance? Lessons learned about citizen participation and political leadership In Jurian Edelenbos and Ingmar Van Meerkerk (eds.): Critical Reflections on Interactive Governance. Cheltenham, UK; Northhampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Saward, Michael 2003. Enacting Democracy. Political studies, 51(1), 161-179. doi:10.1111/1467-9248.00418

Schaap, Linze and Harry Daemen. 2012. Renewal in European Local Democracies. VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. Chapter 1, p. 9-26. Online: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-3-531-18763-1_1.pdf

Smith, Graham. 2009. Democratic innovations: designing institutions for citizen participation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Chapter 1 (p. 8-29) and 6 (p. 162-193).

Sørensen, Eva. Forthcoming. Interactive political leadership: The Role of Politicians in the Age of Governance. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Chapter 8. 

Sørensen, Eva and Jacob Torfing. 2018. Designing institutional platforms and arenas for interactive political leadership. Public Management Review. DOI: 10.1080/14719037.2018.1559342

Torfing, Jacob and Christopher Ansell. 2016. Strengthening political leadership and policy innovation through the expansion of collaborative forms of governance, Public Management Review. DOI: 10.1080/14719037.2016.1200662

Touchton, Michael, Natasha Borges Sugiyama and Brian Wampler. 2017. Democracy at work: moving beyond elections to improve well-being. American Political Science Review, 111(1): 68–82. doi:10.1017/S000305541600068X

Wampler, Brian. 2008. When does participatory democracy deepen the quality of democracy? Lessons from Brazil. Comparative politics, 41(1):61–81.

Warren, Mark E. 2009. Governance-driven democratization. Critical policy studies, 3(1): 3–13.

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