Knowledge and Governance
Number of members: 171
Supporting research in the emerging field of knowledge and governance. There is a growing body of scholarship in political science and IR exploring the relationship between science/knowledge and governance/politics/policy-making. Knowledge and Governance provides a forum for networking, training and support of research in this area, covering such topics as: the role of ideas in policy-making, the political uses of science, expertise and knowledge, the social construction of policy problems and responses, monitoring and measurement of policy performance, the transnationalisation of knowledge networks, the politics and ethics of the 'participatory turn' and knowledge democratisation and studies of the tools, actors and organisations involved in the production and utilisation of knowledge in policymaking.
"History is past politics, and politics is past history" - E.A. Freeman