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Professor Rod Rhodes is Professor of Government (Research) within Social Sciences at the University of Southampton.

Rod Rhodes is Professor of Government (Research) at the University of Southampton (UK); and Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Newcastle (UK). Previously, he was the Director of the UK Economic and Social Research Council’s ‘Whitehall Programme’ (1994-1999); Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the Australian National University (2006-11); and Director of the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University (2007-8).

He is life Vice-President of the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom; a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia; and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (UK). He has also been a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and he was editor of Public Administration from 1986 to 2011. In 2014 he was awarded the Special Recognition Award by the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom for his outstanding contribution to political science which has ‘increased enormously our understanding of how government works and done much to raise the esteem of the discipline’. In 2015, he was awarded the biennial ECPR's (European Consortium for Political Research) Lifetime Achievement Award for his ‘outstanding contribution to all areas of political science, and the exceptional impact of his work’.

For a full CV and more information see: http://www.raw-rhodes.co.uk/

Research

Publications

Contact

Research interests

British government, public administration and public policy.

Australian government, public administration, and public policy.

Policy networks.

Governance.

Interpretive political theory.

Comparative executive government.

Political leadership.

Articles

Letter/Editorial

Books

Book Chapters

    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2016). Local knowledge. In M. Bevir, & R. A. W. Rhodes (Eds.), Rethinking Governance: Ruling Rationalities and Resistance. (Studies in Governance and Public Policy). Abingdon, GB: Routledge.
    Rhodes, R. A. W., & Bevir, M. (2016). The “3Rs” in rethinking governance: ruling, rationalities, and resistance. In R. A. W. Rhodes, & M. Bevir (Eds.), Rethinking Governance: Ruling Rationalities and Resistance. (Studies in Governance and Public Policy). Abingdon, GB: Routledge.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2015). Ethnography. In M. Bevir, & R. A. W. Rhodes (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Interpretive Political Science. (pp. 171-185). Abingdon, GB: Routledge.
    Rhodes, R. A. W., & Tiernan, A. (2015). Executive governance. In A. Massey, & K. Miller (Eds.), International Handbook of Public Administration and Governance. (pp. 81-103). Cheltenham, GB: Edward Elgar.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2015). Executive governance: an interpretive approach. In N. Turnbull (Ed.), Interpreting Governance, High Politics and Public Policy: Essays Commemorating Interpreting British Governance. (Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy). Abingdon, GB: Routledge.
    Rhodes, R. A. W., & Bevir, M. (2015). Interpreting British governance: ten years on. In N. Turnbull (Ed.), Interpreting Governance, High Politics and Public Policy: Essays Commemorating Interpreting British Governance. (Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy). Abingdon, GB: Routledge.
    Bevir, M., & Rhodes, R. A. W. (2015). Interpretive political science: mapping the field. In M. Bevir, & R. A. W. Rhodes (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Interpretive Political Science. (pp. 3-27). Abingdon, GB: Routledge.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2015). Public sector reform: an interpretive analysis. In S. Groenveld, & S. Van de Walle (Eds.), Perspectives on Public Sector Reform. (Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management). Abingdon, GB: Routledge.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2014). Administrative leadership. In R. A. W. Rhodes, & P. 't Hart (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership. (pp. 101-115). (Oxford Handbooks). New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    Davis, G., & Rhodes, R. A. W. (2014). An historian encounters history. In G. Davis, & R. A. W. Rhodes (Eds.), The Craft of Governing: The Contribution of Patrick Weller to Australian Political Science. (pp. 11-30). St. Leonards, AU: Allen & Unwin.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2014). Core executives, prime ministers, statecraft and court politics: towards convergence. In G. Davis, & R. A. W. Rhodes (Eds.), The Craft of Governing: Essays in Honour of Professor Patrick Weller. (pp. 53-72). St. Leonards, AU: Allen & Unwin.
    Rhodes, R. A. W., & Tiernan, A. (2014). Prime Ministers’ Chiefs of Staff: coping with wild treachery and weirdness. In D. Alexander, & J. Lewis (Eds.), Making Public Policy Decisions: Expertise, Skills and Experience. (pp. 146-165). Abingdon, GB: Routledge.
    Davis, G., & Rhodes, R. A. W. (2014). Remembering and witnessing. In G. Davis, & R. A. W. Rhodes (Eds.), The Craft of Governing: The Contribution of Patrick Weller to Australian Political Science. (pp. 3-10). St. Leonards, AU: Allen & Unwin.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2014). So you want to reform the civil service. In R. Harries (Ed.), How to Run a Country: The Reform of Public Governance. (pp. 103-108). London, GB: Reform.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2013). Administrative leadership. In P. ‘t Hart, & R. A. W. Rhodes (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2013). From prime-ministerial leadership to court politics. In P. Strangio, P. ‘t Hart, & J. Walter (Eds.), Understanding Prime-Ministerial Performance: Comparative Perspectives. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Rhodes, R. A. W., & ’t Hart, P. (2013). Puzzles of political leadership. In R. A. W. Rhodes, & P. ’t Hart (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Rhodes, R. A. W., & Bevir, M. (2013). Three visions of context as history. In C. Pollitt (Ed.), Context in Public Policy and Management: The Missing Link?. Cheltenham, GB: Edward Elgar.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2012). Waves of governance. In D. Levi-Faur (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Governance. (pp. 33-48). (Oxford Handbooks in Politics & International Relations). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2011). Afterword: waves of governance. In R. A. W. Rhodes (Ed.), Public Administration: 25 Years of Analysis and Debate. (pp. 56-58). Oxford, GB: Wiley-Blackwell.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2011). The governance narrative: key findings and lessons from the ESRC's Whitehall programme Afterword: waves of governance. In R. A. W. Rhodes (Ed.), Public Administration: 25 Years of Analysis and Debate. (pp. 56-58). Chichester, GB: Wiley-Blackwell.
    Rhodes, R. A. W., & Bevir, M. (2011). The stateless state. In M. Bevir (Ed.), The Sage Handbook of Governance. (pp. 203-217). Berkeley, US: SAGE.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2011). Yesterday when I was young. In R. A. W. Rhodes (Ed.), Public Administration: 25 Years of Analysis and Debate. (pp. 1-16). Chichester, GB: Wiley-Blackwell.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2010). Public administration. In G. Bouckaert, & W. van de Donk (Eds.), European Group for Public Administration (1975-2010): Perspectives for the Future. (pp. 26-30). Brussels, BE: Bruylant.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2009). In search of Australian political science. In R. A. W. Rhodes (Ed.), The Australian Study of Politics. (pp. 1-15). Basingstoke, GB: Palgrave-Macmillan.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2009). Old institutionalisms: an overview. In R. E. Goodin (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Political Science. (pp. 90-108). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Rhodes, R. A. W., & Wanna, J. (2009). The core executive. In R. A. W. Rhodes (Ed.), The Australian Study of Politics. (pp. 119-130). Basingstoke, GB: Palgrave-Macmillan.
    Rhodes, R. A. W. (2008). Governance. In P. Cain, & J. Conaghan (Eds.), The New Oxford Companion to Law. (pp. 506-507). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.

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