The Role of Business in Global Governance: Corporations as Norm-Entrepreneurs by A. FlohrThe Role of Business in Global Governance: Corporations as Norm-Entrepreneurs by A. Flohr

The Role of Business in Global Governance: Corporations as Norm-Entrepreneurs

byA. Flohr, L. Rieth, S. Schwindenhammer

Hardcover | January 13, 2010

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The Role of Business in Global Governance offers an empirically rich analysis of the new political role of corporations in the co-performance of governance functions beyond the state. Within comparative case studies, potential explanations of the political role of transnational corporations are systematically tested.
KLAUS DIETER WOLF holds the Chair for International Relations at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. He is also the Deputy Director of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) and Principal Investigator of the Cluster of Excellence 'Formation of Normative Orders'.ANNEGRET FLOHR is a Research Associate in International Relat...
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Title:The Role of Business in Global Governance: Corporations as Norm-EntrepreneursFormat:HardcoverDimensions:284 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.88 inPublished:January 13, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230243975

ISBN - 13:9780230243972

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List of Illustrations Foreword and Acknowledgements Notes on the Authors List of Abbreviations PART I: THE RESEARCH CONTEXT Introduction: Corporate Norm-entrepreneurship and Global Governance Basic Concepts and Assumptions PART II: CAUSES OF CORPORATE NORM-ENTREPRENEURSHIP The Social and Political Environment Actor Characteristics Institutional Arrangements Comparisons for Conclusions: Different Paths to Corporate Norm-entrepreneurship PART III: EVALUATING CORPORATE NORM-ENTREPRENEURSHIP The Effectiveness of Transnational Private Governance The Legitimacy Potential of Transnational Private Governance Towards a New Institutional Architecture for Global Governance: the Political Role of the Private Sector Bibliography Index