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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E-H. Klijn (Erik-Hans) , M. van der Steen
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Department of Public Administration and Sociology (DPAS)

Nederhand, J. (2019, December 6). The Governance of Self-Organization : Analyzing the governance relationship between municipalities and community-based collectives. Retrieved from