Governing through Standards: Origins, Drivers and Limitations by S. PonteGoverning through Standards: Origins, Drivers and Limitations by S. Ponte

Governing through Standards: Origins, Drivers and Limitations

byS. Ponte

Hardcover | August 30, 2011

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The authors shows how and why standards are used as governance tools. They follow the historical development of standards and their new forms and roles, across the substantive areas of industrial and organizational 'quality', the financial sector, environment, and labour.
EMMANUELLE CHEYNS CIRAD Montpellier, France MARCEL DJAMA CIRAD Montpellier, France LASSE FOLKE HENRIKSEN Danish Institute of International Studies, Denmark EVE FOUILLEUX CIRAD Montpellier, France CHRISTOPHER HUMPHREY Manchester Business School, UK MARTIN HØJLAND Danish Institute of International Studies, Denmark DAN KLOOSTER University...
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Title:Governing through Standards: Origins, Drivers and LimitationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:315 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.75 inPublished:August 30, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230295401

ISBN - 13:9780230295407

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Table of Contents

Governing through Standards: An Introduction; S.Ponte, P.Gibbon & J. Vestergaard The Rise of Banking Standards and Their Limits; K.Young The New Standard in Banking Regulation -From Basel II to Basel III; M.Hojland & J.Vestergaard Reforming Global Banking Standards: Back to the Future?; R.Lall Moving Beyond Nuts and Bolts: The Complexities of Governing a Global Profession through International Standards; C.Humphrey & A.Loft On the Pre-history of ISO 9000: The Making of a Neo-liberal Standard; P.Gibbon & L.Henriksen ISO 26000, Alternative Standards, and the 'Social Movement of Engineers' Involved with Standard-Setting; C.N.Murphy & J.Yates Standard-setting, Certifying and Benchmarking: A Governmentality Approach to Sustainability Standards in the Agro-Food Sector; M.Djama, E.Fouilleux & I.Vagneron Multi-stakeholder Initiatives for Sustainable Agriculture: The Limits of the 'Inclusiveness' Paradigm; E.Cheyns Competition, 'Best Practices' and Exclusion in the Market for Social and Environmental Standards; S.Ponte & L.Riisgaard The Local Instrumentality of Global Standards: How Mexican Indigenous Communities Use FSC Certification to Foster a Furniture Production Network; D.Klooster Conclusion: The Current Status, Limits and Future of 'Governing through Standards'; S.Ponte, P.Gibbon & J.Vestergaard