Overview of the EGT Model

  • Kristof Van AsscheEmail author
  • Raoul Beunen
  • Martijn Duineveld
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In this chapter we bring together a series of the concepts presented earlier in a brief synthesis of EGT. Actor/institution and power/knowledge configurations are presented as the fundamental concepts shaping the development of governance paths.


Governance Arrangement Choice Dimension Context Mapping Dialectical Relation Path Creation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristof Van Assche
    • 1
    Email author
  • Raoul Beunen
    • 1
  • Martijn Duineveld
    • 2
  1. 1.Strategic CommunicationWageningen UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Cultural GeographyWageningen UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands

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