As nouns the difference between rulership and governance
is that rulership
is a position in which one rules or has sovereignty over others while governance
is the process, or the power, of governing; government or administration.
a position in which one rules or has sovereignty over others.
* (all obsolete)
The process, or the power, of governing; government or administration.
, author=William E. Carter, Merri Sue Carter
, title=The British Longitude Act Reconsidered
, volume=100, issue=2, page=87
, passage=But was it responsible governance
to pass the Longitude Act without other efforts to protect British seamen? Or might it have been subterfuge—a disingenuous attempt to shift attention away from the realities of their life at sea.}}
The specific system by which a political system is ruled.
The group of people who make up an administrative body.
The state of being governed.
(management) Accountability for consistent, cohesive policies, processes and decision rights.