Regulation & Governance

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Edited By: Tim Bartley, Cristie Ford, David Levi-Faur and Walter Mattli

Impact Factor: 1.625

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 5/47 (Public Administration); 18/157 (Political Science); 25/138 (Law)

Online ISSN: 1748-5991

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About the journal

Regulation & Governance is essential reading for academics, regulators, and regulatory experts throughout the world. It provides a forum for original research, debate and refinement of key ideas and findings in one of the most important fields of the social sciences. The editors and outstanding editorial board of this peer-reviewed journal are committed to open and critical dialogue and encourage scholarly papers from different disciplines, using diverse methodologies and from any area of regulation.

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Best paper prize

Regulation & Governance best paper

The editors are delighted to announce that Nai Rui Chng will receive the Regulation & Governance prize for the best article published in Volume 6 (2012) of the journal for the article Regulatory Mobilization and Service Delivery at the Edge of the Regulatory State. The paper is part of a special issue titled “Understanding the Rise of the Regulatory State of the South” with guest editors: Navroz K. Dubash and Bronwen Morgan.

The selection panel consists of the Regulation & Governance editors. The Prize comes with a US$500 award and a complimentary one-year print and online subscription to the journal.

You can also read the prize-winning articles from previous years.

Regulation & Governance best paper

Governing the gap: Forging safe science through relational regulation has also won the American Sociological Association's W. Richard Scott Award for Distinguished Scholarship for 2012, presented by the Association's Organizations, Occupations and Work section. The committee had a deep pool of excellent papers from which to choose, and judged Governing the Gap to be the most original and important among them.

Congratulations to Ruthanne Huising and Susan S. Silbey for winning another award with their article.