Today, governance is a favourite reference of our major political leaders. This portmanteau word is tossed around by economic and social powers, not to mention the media, in regard to numerous topics. Read More
We better understand the current implications of this term in recalling the significance of governance in political philosophy, but today, particularly in the realms of economics and in public management. As much as the international spread of the idea of governance is again on the rise through the recent politics of institutional innovation of Tony Blair or of the World Bank, the interference between the world of expert researchers and that of public action leaders grows.
This work puts into historical evidence the issues and the different meanings of governance in political philosophy but above all in economic science and public management. The international diffusion of the idea of governance shows the interdependence that grow between worlds of scientific reflection and political action.
The stakes increase as the theme of governance advances new relations between economics and politics throughout the world.