The 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.

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KLAUS DIETER WOLF holds the Chair for International Relations at Technische Universitt 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 Rela...
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Title:The Role of Business in Global Governance: Corporations as Norm-EntrepreneursFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:January 13, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230243975

ISBN - 13:9780230243972

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Table of Contents

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