Chapter 15. Rethinking Governance: Conceptualizing Networks and Their Implications for New Mechanisms of Governance Based on Reciprocity

  1. Tom Williamson Visiting Professor chartered forensic psychologist former police officer Deputy Chief Constable Commander
  1. Karen Stephenson PhD in anthropology, MA in anthropology, BA in art & chemistry President

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773215.ch15

The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Policing: Current Conceptions and Future Directions

The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Policing: Current Conceptions and Future Directions

How to Cite

Stephenson, K. (2008) Rethinking Governance: Conceptualizing Networks and Their Implications for New Mechanisms of Governance Based on Reciprocity, in The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Policing: Current Conceptions and Future Directions (ed T. Williamson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773215.ch15

Editor Information

  1. The Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, England

Author Information

  1. NefForm, Inc., UK

  1. The author wishes to thank her counterpart in the UK, Mr Jeremy Hawkins, for his ground-breaking thinking and work over the past five years regarding the management and measurement of public–private partnerships. She would also like to thank Mr Peter Murphy at the Department for Communities and Local Government (formerly of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) for his insightful contributions throughout the years. Finally, I wish to express my personal gratitude to the editor, the late Dr Tom Williamson, for his thorough reading of the ideas and the respect he accorded the entrepreneurs who test them.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470028995

Online ISBN: 9780470773215

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Keywords:

  • “Collaborative Excellence” (CE);
  • rethinking governance;
  • governance and policing ramifications;
  • Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD);
  • CE - mapping and measuring invisible trust

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Markets, Hierarchies and Networks

  • Transaction Costs and Organizational Form

  • Ramifications for Organizations and the Problem of Heterarchy

  • Ramifications for Governance and Policing: Five Cases

  • Discussion

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References and Further Reading