RC27 - Structure and Organization of Government

Chair

Martin Lodge, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
m.lodge@lse.ac.uk

 

Co-Chair

Kutsal  Yesilkagit, Leiden University, The Netherlands
a.k.yesilkagit@fgga.leidenuniv.nl

Robert Cox, University of South Carolina, USA
coxrh@mailbox.sc.edu

 

Treasurer-Secretary

Julia Fleischer, Potsdam University, Germany
fleischer@uni-potsdam.de

 

Background

Recognised as study group in 1984; granted research committee status in 1987.

 

Objectives

Seeks to advance the comparative study of executive politics; this includes chief executives and cabinets, the permanent bureaucracy and appointed officials, and the relations between them. SOG is also interested in the development, adoption and implementation of policies, and in the co-ordination and control of decision making.

 

Website

http://sog27.org/