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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/

 

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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.

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Book(s)

Book Section(s)

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

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