Democracy And Public-Private Partnerships In Global Governance

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EditorMagdalena Bexell

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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.

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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.

MAGDALENA BEXELL is Researcher and Lecturer at the Department of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden. She is also Pro Futura Fellow at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Uppsala. She has published articles and book chapters on human rights and international relations, corporate social responsibility and global governan...
Format:PerfectDimensions:238 pages, 8.5 × 5.4 × 0.7 inPublished:September 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230239064

ISBN - 13:9780230239067

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
Foreword
Notes of Contributors
List of Abbreviations
PART I: PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND DEMOCRACY
Introduction: Partnerships, Democracy and Governance; M.Bexell & U.Mörth
Partnerships, Boundary Blurring and Accountable Actorhood; K.Svedberg Helgesson
Public-Private Partnerships and the Democratic Deficit: Is Performance-Based Legitimacy the Answer?; J.Pierre & G.Peters
Partnership Accountability Need not be Democratic Accountability; J.Steets & L.Blattner
PART II: PARTNERSHIPS AND DEMOCRATIC VALUES IN GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
Public Markets and Private Democracy? The Renegotiation of Public and Private in Global Politics; K.Dingwerth & T.Hanrieder
From Business Unusual to Business as Usual: The Future Legitimacy of PPPs with Multilateral Organizations; B.Bull & D.McNeill
Transnational Standard-Setting Partnerships in the Field of Social Rights: The Interplay of Legitimacy, Institutional Design and Process Management; M.Beisheim & C.Kaan
From Rhetoric to Practice: The Legitimacy of Global Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development; K.Bäckstrand
Coordinating Actors in the Fight against HIV/AIDS: From 'Lead Agency' to Public-Private Partnerships; C.Jönsson
UNDP, Business Partnerships and the (UN)democratic Governance of Development; C.Gregoratti
PART III: CONCLUSIONS
Conclusions and Directions; M.Bexell & U.Mörth
Index