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Transnational Actors in Global Governance : Patterns, Explanations and Implications - Christer Jonsson

Transnational Actors in Global Governance

Patterns, Explanations and Implications

Hardcover Published: 21st July 2010
ISBN: 9780230239050
Number Of Pages: 260

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The nature of global governance is changing, as are the standards by which we judge its legitimacy. We are witnessing a gradual and partial shift from inter-state co-operation to more complex forms of governance, involving participation by transnational actors, such as NGOs, party associations, philanthropic foundations and corporations.

List of Tables and Figuresp. vii
Forewordp. viii
Notes on the Contributorsp. x
List of Abbreviationsp. xiii
Transnational Actor Participation in International Institutions: Where, Why, and with What Consequences?p. 1
Capturing the Transnational: A Conceptual Historyp. 22
Transnational Access to International Institutions: Three Approachesp. 45
Explaining Patterns of Transnational Participation: The Role of Policy Fieldsp. 67
Explaining Varying Degrees of Openness in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)p. 88
WTO and the Environmental Movement: On the Path to Participatory Governance?p. 110
Limits to Transnational Participation: The Global Governance of Migrationp. 134
Private Authority on the Rise: A Century of Delegation in Multilateral Environmental Agreementsp. 155
Does Global Democracy Matter? Hypotheses on Famine and Warp. 177
Democracy Counts: Problems of Equality in Transnational Democracyp. 197
Beyond Democratic Legitimacy: Global Governance and the Promotion of Libertyp. 218
Transnational Access: Findings and Future Researchp. 237
Indexp. 253
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ISBN: 9780230239050
ISBN-10: 0230239056
Series: Democracy Beyond the Nation State? Transnational Actors and Global Governance
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: 21st July 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.84 x 13.97  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1