Governance of Sustainability
The course discusses different theoretical approaches to governance, different governance models in terms of scales and levels, and how successfully various governance regimes deal with concrete sustainability challenges. The focus is on:
- History of the development of the concept of governance and its discontents;
- Basic approaches to governance and their theoretical foundation in social theory (market, collective action, state regulation, business initiatives, NGOs, social movements, etc.)
- Various governance models currently practiced with regard to pressing sustainability challenges.