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Legitimacy Beyond the State? : Re-examining the Democratic Credentials of Transnational Actors - Eva Erman

Legitimacy Beyond the State?

Re-examining the Democratic Credentials of Transnational Actors

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Published: 4th August 2010
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Combining case studies with normative theory, this book analyzes the democratic credentials of transnational actors participating in global governance, ranging from corporations and philanthropic foundations to NGOs and social movements. This leads to innovative interpretations of democratic legitimacy in a transnational context.

List of Tables
Foreword
Notes on Contributors
Setting the Scene
Democratic Credentials of Transnational Actors: An Introduction
Democratic Legitimacy of Transnational Actors: Mapping out the Conceptual Terrain
Democratic Credentials of Different Transnational Actors
Democratic Legitimacy of Transnational Corporations in Global Governance
Democratic Legitimacy of Philanthropic Foundations: US Grant-Making in the Middle East
Good Morals or Good Business? NGO Advocacy and the World Bank's 10th IDA
Transnational Social Movements and Democratic Legitimacy
Diaspora Groups, Transnational Activism and Democratic Legitimacy
Democratic Problems and Possibilities in a Transnational Context
Democratic Credentials or Bridging Mechanisms? Constituents, Representatives and the Dual Politics of Democratic Representation
Why Adding Democratic Values Is Not Enough for Global Democracy
Conclusion: Transnational Actors and Global Democracy
Index
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ISBN: 9780230239074
ISBN-10: 0230239072
Series: Democracy Beyond the Nation State? Transnational Actors and Global Governance
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 222
Published: 4th August 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1