governance

Reconstituting accountability: cultural practices of voluntary accountability and regulatory governance at different jurisdictional levels

Scholars have recently identified ‘voluntary accountability’ as an important practice of accountability that presents a theoretical problem for traditional principal-agent explanations of why accountability happens. Why would public actors create forms of accountability they are not required to by law, when it requires significant resources and can lead to undesirable consequences?

This nascent research agenda has produced significant findings but potentially leads to ‘conceptual stretching’ that extends accountability to cover almost any organisational practice.

Brexit/voice: the role of hope in resistance

The podcast from this session is now available.

Resistance is a core concept for understanding regulation and governance. Resistance can mean active social mobilisation to change policy, non-compliance or resistance that is so quiet or passive that it is hard to identify.

Everyday resistance

The podcast from this session is now available.

Resistance is a core concept for understanding regulation and governance. Resistance can mean active social mobilisation to change policy, non-compliance or resistance that is so quiet or passive that it is hard to identify.

Indigenous forms of resistance in the context of constitutional recognition

The podcast of this panel session is now available.

Resistance is a core concept for understanding regulation and governance. Resistance can mean active social mobilisation to change policy, non-compliance or resistance that is so quiet or passive that it is hard to identify.

2015 Canberra Conference on Earth System Governance : Democracy & Resilience in the Anthropocene

This is the 6th conference in an international series on earth system governance. Previous conferences have been held in Amsterdam (2009), Fort Collins (2011), Lund (2012), Tokyo (2013) and Norwich (2014).

The Canberra Conference will bring 250-300 leading researchers, early career scholars and policy experts from around the world to the Australian National University to engage in discussions on critical issues in social science governance research on the environment and sustainable development.

Making change happen: what we can learn from different disciplines and professions and what it means for measuring research impact

On October 6, Professor Gabriele Bammer from the Research School of Population Health at the ANU will launch her book, Change! Combining Analytic Approaches with Street Wisdom. This will be broadcast on ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas programme.

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