Transnational Actors In Global Governance: Patterns, Explanations and Implications

Hardcover | September 15, 2010

EditorJonas Tallberg, Christer Jönsson

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The nature of global governance is changing, as are the standards by which we judge its legitimacy. We are witnessing a gradual and partial shift from inter-state co-operation to more complex forms of governance, involving participation by transnational actors, such as NGOs, party associations, philanthropic foundations and corporations.

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The nature of global governance is changing, as are the standards by which we judge its legitimacy. We are witnessing a gradual and partial shift from inter-state co-operation to more complex forms of governance, involving participation by transnational actors, such as NGOs, party associations, philanthropic foundations and corporation...

CHRISTER JÖNSSON is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden. He is also a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and chairs ACUNS (the Academic Council on the United Nations System). He has published numerous books, articles and book chapters on various aspects of international relations, including ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.66 × 5.72 × 0.78 inPublished:September 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230239056

ISBN - 13:9780230239050

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
Notes on the Contributors
Transnational Actor Participation in International Institutions: Where, Why, and with What Consequences?; J.Tallberg & C.Jönsson
Capturing the Transnational; C.Jönsson
Transnational Access to International Institutions: Three Approaches; J.Tallberg
Explaining Patterns of Transnational Participation: The Role of Policy Fields; J.Steffek
Explaining Varying Degrees of Openness in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); A.Liese
WTO and the Environmental Movement: On the Path to Participatory Governance?; Å.Casula Vifell
Limits to Transnational Participation: The Global Governance of Migration; S.Kalm
Private Authority on the Rise: A Century of Delegation in Multilateral Environmental Treaties; J.F.Green
Does Global Democracy Matter? Hypotheses on Famine and War; H.Agné
Democracy Counts: Problems of Equality in Global Democracy; S.Näsström
Beyond Democratic Legitimacy: Global Governance and the Promotion of Liberty; J.Bartelson
Transnational Access: Findings and Future Research; C.Jönsson & J.Tallberg
Index