This dissertation focuses on the governance of self-organization - a topic that has increasingly received political and societal attention for its important role in upholding affordable and effective community services.
Although the importance of community-based collectives, as a form of self-organization, has been widely acknowledged by governments, research has shown that many collectives in reality function with difficulty.

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Keywords Governance, Self-Organization, Community Based Collectives, Politics, Collaboration
Promotor E-H. Klijn (Erik-Hans) , M. van der Steen
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
ISBN 978-94-6375-517-7
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Note For copyright reasons there is a partial embargo for this dissertation
Nederhand, M.J. (2019, December 6). The Governance of Self-Organization : Analyzing the governance relationship between municipalities and community-based collectives. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from