Configurations, Dynamics and Mechanisms of Multilevel Governance
John Erik Fossum has contributed with a chapter on extending the coupling concept in the new volume Configurations, Dynamics and Mechanisms of Multilevel Governance.
About the book
This edited volume provides a comprehensive overview of the diverse and multi-faceted research on governance in multilevel systems. The book features a collection of cutting-edge trans-Atlantic contributions, covering topics such as federalism, decentralization as well as various forms and processes of regionalization and Europeanization. While the field of multilevel governance is comparatively young, research in the subject has also come of age as considerable theoretical, conceptual and empirical advances have been achieved since the first influential works were published in the early noughties. The present volume aims to gauge the state-of-the-art in the different research areas as it brings together a selection of original contributions that are united by a variety of configurations, dynamics and mechanisms related to governing in multilevel systems.
Ch. 17 'Extending the Coupling Concept: Slack, Agency and Fields'
John Erik Fossum
In: Configurations, Dynamics and Mechanisms of Multilevel Governance
Nathalie Behnke, Jörg Broschek and Jared Sonnicksen (eds)
Palgrave Macmillan, 2019