Knowing Governance

The Epistemic Construction of Political Order

  • Jan-Peter Voß
  • Richard Freeman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Knowing Governance

    1. Jan-Peter Voß, Richard Freeman
      Pages 1-33
  3. Knowing the Body Politic: Collective Agency

  4. Knowing Instruments: Modes of Governing

  5. Material Knowing: Documents and Bodies

  6. Boundaries of Knowing: Science and Politics

  7. Reflexive Knowing: Doing Knowledge Politics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 257-257
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 287-300

About this book


Knowing Governance sets out to understand governance through the design and making of its models and instruments. What kinds of knowledge do they require and reproduce? How are new understandings of governance produced in practice, by scientists and policy makers and by the publics with whom they engage?


Knowledge governance politics state science community Design environment European integration Integration knowledge modeling Nation organization participation Policy sustainability sustainable development

Editors and affiliations

  • Jan-Peter Voß
    • 1
  • Richard Freeman
    • 2
  1. 1.Technische Universität BerlinGermany
  2. 2.University of EdinburghUK

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