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Unformatted text preview: Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy Volume 30 2005 Articles Concepts of Law LIAM MURPHY Prescriptive Conceptualism: Comments on Liam Murphy, 'Concepts of Law' TOM CAMPBELL Nodal Governance SCOTT BURRIS, PETER DRAHOS AND CLIFFORD SHEARING Doing Things the Hurd Way: A Map for All Reasons? JAMES ALLAN Pride's Purge: A Puritanical Response to Dr Allan's 'A Modest Proposal' JOHN R MORSS Compensation for Mere Exposure to Risk NICOLE VINCENT Normativity and Norm-Subjects MICHAEL GIUDICE Nodal Governance SCOTT BURRIS, PETER DRAHOS AND CLIFFORD SHEARING Introduction There is now widespread interest in the concept of governance. Governance, which we define as the management of the course of events in a social system, is proving a useful rubric for thinkers and researchers in a number of fields who are interested in democracy, honest and efficient government, political stability and the rule of law. 1 Governance directs JD, Yale Law School. James E Beasley Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law; Associate Director, Center for Law and the Publics Health at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins Universities. The conversations that gave rise to this paper were made possible by a visiting fellowship at the Regulatory Institutions Network of the Research School of the Social Sciences at the Australian National University in Canberra. I am grateful to RegNets director, John Braithwaite, for the invitation. LLM (Hons), University of Sydney; PhD, Australian National University. Professor in Law, Regulatory Institutions Network, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. PhD (Sociology), University of Toronto. Professor, Research School of the Social Sciences, Australian National University. 1 See, eg, Lewis Kornhauser, Governance Structures, Legal Systems, and the Concept of Law (2004) 79 Chicago-Kent Law Review 355; Daniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay and Massimo Mastruzzi, Governance Matters III: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002 (2003); Wolfgang Hein, Global Health Governance and National Health Policies in Developing Countries: Conflicts and Cooperation at the Interfaces in Woflgang Hein and L Kohlmorgan (eds), Globalization, Global Health Governance and National Health Policies in Developing Countries: An Exploration into the Dynamics of Interfaces (2003) 33; James Rosenau and Ernst-Otto Czempiel (eds), Governance Without Government: Order and Change in World Politics (1992); Paul Kennedy, Dirk Messner and Franz Nuscheler (eds), Global Trends and Global Governance (2002); Louise Trubek, Public Interest Lawyers and New Governance: Advocating for Healthcare  Wisconsin Law Review 575; Jody Freeman, The Private Role in Public Governance (2000) 75 New York University Law Review 543. For other definitions of governance, see, eg, Hein, this note, 357 (all the structures and processes necessary to maintain a modicum of public order and movement towards the realization of collective goals at every level of Nodal Governance...
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