“The policy regime perspective (May & Jochim, 2013) and the robustness framework (Anderies & Janssen, 2013) conceive of systems as complex and adaptive. For May and Jochim (2013), complexity emerges from the different ideas, institutional arrangements, and interests that compose a regime.”
(Schlager, and Weible, 2013:392-3)
May, Peter J., and Ashley E. Jochim. 2013. “Policy Regime Perspective: Policies, Politics, and Governing.” Policy Studies Journal 41 (3): 426–52.
Schlager, E. and Weible, C. 2013. New Theories of the Policy Process. Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 41 (3), pp.389-396.