Centre vs. Periphery

… a core term in Governance and Institutions and Atlas100


There are a host of dimensions on which the perspective of “the centre” of government can differ from that of other parts of government.

These include:

  • National vs. Regional Interests
  • Whole-of-Government vs. Sectoral Priorities
  • Longer Term vs. Shorter Term Impacts
  • Control vs. Initiative
  • Rule-following vs. Results

Some of these are institutionalized in the dynamics of:

They are related to the dynamics of:

Atlas topic, subject, and course

Institutional Dynamics within Government (core topic) in Governance and Institutions and Atlas100 Governance and Institutions.


Page created by: Ian Clark, last modified on 28 August 2016.