xxi, 345 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780521764933 hardback 0521764939 hardback
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-339) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Self-organizing governance of institutional collective action dilemmas : an overview / Richard C. Feiock and John T. Scholz Can consolidation preserve local autonomy? Mitigating vertical and horizontal dilemmas / Andrew B. Whitford The institutional collective action perspective on self-organizing mechanisms : market failures and transaction cost problems / Annette Steinacker Conflict, power, and irreconcilable preferences : some limits to self-organizing mechanisms / Bryan D. Jones Adaptive versus restrictive contracts : can they resolve different risk problems? / Simon A. Andrew Do risk profiles of services alter contractual patterns? A comparison across multiple metropolitan services / Manoj Shrestha Special districts versus contracts : complements or substitutes? / Megan Mullin The political market for intergovernmental cooperation / Kenneth N. Bickers, Stephanie Post, and Robert M. Stein Collaborative institutions, functional areas, and beliefs : what are their roles in policy networks? / Christopher M. Weible Sustaining joint ventures : the role of resource exchange and the strength of interorganizational relationships / Ramiro Berardo Institutional collective action in an ecology of games / Mark Lubell, Adam Douglas Henry, and Mike McCoy Enhancing vertical and horizontal self-organization : harnessing informal networks to integrate policies within and between governments in the European Union / Paul W. Thurner Self-organizing mechanisms for mitigating institutional collective action dilemmas : an assessment and research agenda / Richard C. Feiock and John T. Scholz.