- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

The systems and processes used by states and organizations to manage their affairs.

Longer explanation

If government is who and what, then governance is who, what and how. Governance is more than just the political regime of a state or the hierarchal structure of an organization. Governance is the ways, means and attitudes adopted ...

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