The New Transnationalism: Transnational Governance And Democratic Legitimacy by K. Dingwerth

The New Transnationalism: Transnational Governance And Democratic Legitimacy

byK. Dingwerth

Hardcover | October 24, 2007

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Global rules are increasingly made without the direct involvement of states. This book explores what this privatisation of global rule-making means for democracy. Based on contemporary theoretical approaches to democratic global governance, it reconstructs three prominent rule-making processes in the field of global sustainability politics: the World Commission on Dams, the Global Reporting Initiative and the Forest Stewardship Council. The book argues that, if designed properly, private transnational rule-making can be as democratic as intergovernmental rule-making.

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KLAUS DINGWERTH is Assistant Professor for International Relations at the University of Bremen, Germany, and Research Fellow of The Global Governance Project. He has published on global governance, transnational politics and global environmental politics.
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Title:The New Transnationalism: Transnational Governance And Democratic LegitimacyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:October 24, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230545270

ISBN - 13:9780230545274

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Contents * Foreword * List of Maps * List of Figures * Preface * List of Acronyms * Introduction * Disaggregating 'Democratic Legitimacy': A Framework for Analysis * The Democratic Legitimacy of Intergovernmental Rule-Making * The World Commission on Dams * The Global Reporting Initiative * The Forest Stewardship Council * Conclusions * Annex * Notes * Bibliography * Index