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

Philippe Bezes, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France 
philippe.bezes@cersa.cnrs.fr

Treasurer-Secretary

Julia Fleischer, University of Bergen, Norway
julia.fleischer@aorg.uib.no

Officers

Joel D. Aberbach, University of California, USA
Tom Christensen, University of Oslo, Norway
Mark Considine, University of Melbourne, Australia
Robert Henry Cox, University of South Carolina, USA
Carl Dahlström, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Sharon Gilad, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
John Halligan, University of Canberra, Australia
Per Lægreid, University of Bergen, Norway
David E Lewis, Vanderbilt University, USA
Moshe Maor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Donald Moynihan, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Akira Nakamura, Meiji University, Japan
B. Guy Peters, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Sandeep Shastri, International Academy of Creative Teaching, India
Graham Wilson, Boston University, USA
Kutsal Yesilkagit, University of Leiden, The Netherlands

 

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://www.sog-rc27.org/