UTS: CLG Centre for local government

Abstract: The Centre promotes a cooperative approach to local government education, research and development, and maintains close ties with a large number of local government associations, professional institutes and academic bodies in Australia, the Asia-Pacific and globally. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 University of technology Sydney (UTS). Centre for local government (CLG), Sydney (English ISBN/ISSN:…

Community law centre

Abstract: The Community Law Centre, forming part of the Law Faculty at the University of the Western Cape (‘the Centre’), was established in 1990 and works to realize good governance, socio-economic development, democratic values and human rights enshrined in South Africa’s Constitution. Author(s): University Of The Western Cape Source(s): , Published: 2012 University of the…

Centre for citizenship, globalization and governance

Abstract: The C2G2 Centre at Southampton University focuses on 5 research themes: citizenship & democracy; globalization and economic security; inequality & justice; post-carbon future; and, governance transformations from the local to the global level. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 University of Southampton. School of sociel sciences. Centre for citizenship, globalization and governance (C2G2), Southampton (English…

The International development department (IDD)

Abstract: In addition to the department’s longstanding interests in governance and development, research areas that have become increasingly important in recent years are: conflict, security and governance; political development; and, religions and development. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 University of Birmingham. School of government and society. International development department (IDD), Birmingham (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

Institute of federalism

Abstract: The Institute of Federalism is a nationally and internationally recognized centre of interdisciplinary academic expertise in the fields of federalism, state organization, democracy and human rights. It has two operational centres, the National Centre and the International Centre (IRCC). Author(s): University Of Fribourg Source(s): , Published: 2011 University of Fribourg. Institute of federalism, Fribourg…

Local governance research unit

Abstract: The Local Governance Research Unit, based at Leicester Business School, is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for theoretically informed, robust and rigorous policy relevant research into British and comparative local governance. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 De Montfort university (DMU). Leicester business school, Leicester (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.dmu.ac.uk/faculties/business_and_law/business/research/lgru/

Governance

Abstract: IDS research in the field of governance focuses on how the relationship between politics, institutions and collective action shapes governance outcomes through policies that promote economic development, poverty reduction and democracy. Author(s): IDS Source(s): , Published: 2011 [University of Sussex]. Institute of development studies (IDS), Brighton (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.ids.ac.uk/go/browse-by-subject/all-subjects/governance

CAPRi : CGIAR systemwide program on collective action and property rights

Abstract: The CAPRi programme fosters research and promote collaboration on institutional aspects of natural resource management between CGIAR research centers, national agricultural research institutions, and other sources. Author(s): CGIAR Source(s): , Published: 2011 Consultative group on international agricultural research (CGIAR), Washington, DC (English; Spanish; French ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.capri.cgiar.org/

Connecting research and citizen action

Abstract: The Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability (Citizenship DRC) has worked with universities, research institutes and nongovernmental organisations in more than 25 countries to explore the new ways that citizens are shaping our states and societies. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2010 Development research centre on citizenship, participation and accountability (Citizenship DRC), Brighton…