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Democracy and Public-Private Partnerships in Global Governance - Magdalena Bexell

Democracy and Public-Private Partnerships in Global Governance

By: Magdalena Bexell (Editor), Ulrika Morth (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 4th August 2010
ISBN: 9780230239067
Number Of Pages: 238

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There has been rapid proliferation of public-private partnerships in areas of human rights, environmental protection and development in global governance. This book demonstrates how different forms of partnership legitimacy and accountability interact, and pinpoints trade-offs between democratic values in partnership operations.

Forewordp. vii
Notes on Contributorsp. ix
List of Abbreviationsp. xiii
Public-Private Partnerships and Democracy
Introduction: Partnerships, Democracy, and Governancep. 3
Partnerships, Boundary Blurring, and Accountable Actorhoodp. 24
Public-Private Partnerships and the Democratic Deficit: Is Performance-Based Legitimacy the Answer?p. 41
Partnership Accountability Need Not Be Democratic Accountabilityp. 55
Partnerships and Democratic Values in Global Governance
Public Markets and Private Democracy? The Renegotiation of Public and Private in Global Politicsp. 81
From Business UNusual to Business as Usual: The Future Legitimacy of Public-Private Partnerships with Multilateral Organizationsp. 103
Transnational Standard-Setting Partnerships in the Field of Social Rights: The Interplay of Legitimacy, Institutional Design, and Process Managementp. 122
From Rhetoric to Practice: The Legitimacy of Global Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Developmentp. 145
Coordinating Actors in the Fight against HIV/AIDS: From "Lead Agency" to Public-Private Partnershipsp. 167
UNDP, Business Partnerships, and the (UN)Democratic Governance of Developmentp. 190
Conclusions and Directionsp. 213
Indexp. 227
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ISBN: 9780230239067
ISBN-10: 0230239064
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 238
Published: 4th August 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1