Category Archives: Governance

“Reversing Brain Drain is Key to Africa’s Development”

Wole Soyinka: “Reversing Brain Drain is Key to Africa’s Development” The first African to win the Nobel Prize in literature, Wole Soyinka, has said that the reversal of Africa’s brain drain is key to the continent’s development. The Nigerian literary … Continue reading

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Social Engineering the World’s Freest Economy: Neo-liberal capitalism and Neo-liberal Governmentality in Singapore

The goals of this essay can be variously stated. Its broadest aim is to contribute to the study of the relationship between political economy and mode of governance. Its specific goal is to examine one particular mode of political economy … Continue reading

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Governance Avalanches – A Self-Organized Criticality Perspective on Innovation in Global Governance

This presentation explores the applicability of self-organized criticality to the study of innovation in global governance. After introducing the concept of self-organized criticality, the discussion will turn to its utility for studying social systems. Matthew Hoffmann will present both an … Continue reading

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