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Descriptor English: Governance
Descriptor Spanish: Gobernanza
Descriptor Portuguese: Governança
Descriptor French: Gouvernance
Tree number(s): SH1.010.006
SP1.004
SP9.040.030.005
Scope note: The exercise of authority, control, administration, Government power, or the manner in which power is exercised in the administration of social and economic resources of a country to develop, implying on the ability of Governments to design, formulate and implement policies and fulfil functions. (WORLD BANK, 1992 apud BUSS et al., 2012, p. 1480)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PL policies
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2017
DeCS ID: 56240
Unique ID: DDCS056240
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Governance - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062045
Scope note The exercise of authority, control, administration, Government power, or the manner in which power is exercised in the administration of social and economic resources of a country to develop, implying on the ability of Governments to design, formulate and implement policies and fulfil functions. (WORLD BANK, 1992 apud BUSS et al., 2012, p. 1480)
Preferred term Governance



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