This chapter starts by explaining the paradoxes, dilemmas and challenges that are connected with the simultaneous occurrence of fragmentation and interconnectivity. It then briefly introduces the backgrounds of fragmentation and interconnectivity in modern societies and describes how fragmentation and interconnectivity are manifested in the public domain. The key component of this contribution is the development of an analytical framework that enables us to develop a systematical perspective on possible solutions for the challenges of simultaneous fragmentation and interconnectivity in issues of public governance.
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