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Non-state actors as standard setters

Author: Anne Peters; et al
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York Cambridge University Press 2009
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This book is an interdisciplinary exploration of the legitimacy, accountability, authority, and effectiveness of non-state actors and standards.


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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Non-State Actors as standard setters
Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009
XX, 587 S.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Peters; et al
ISBN: 052111490X 9780521114905 9780511635519 0511635516
OCLC Number: 838262825
Description: Online-Ressource (xx, 587 p.) ill
Contents: 1. Non-state actors as standard-setters: framing the issue in an interdisciplinary fashion Anne Peters, Lucy Koechlin and Gretta Fenner; Part I. New Actors and Processes in Contemporary Standard-Setting: 2. Local and regional non-state actors on the margins of public policy in Africa Dieter Neubert; 3. Conceptualising the use of public-private partnerships as a regulatory arrangement in critical information infrastructure protection Dan Assaf; 4. Standard-setting at the cutting edge: an evidence-based typology for multi-stakeholder initiatives Lucy Koechlin and Richard Calland; 5. New standards for and by private military companies? Lindsey Cameron; 6. Governance matters VII: aggregate and individual governance indicators 1996-2007 Daniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay and Massimo Mastruzzi; 7. Contending with illicit power structures: a typology Michael Miklaucic; Part II. The Legitimacy and Accountability of Actors and Standards: 8. Democratic governance beyond the state: the legitimacy of non-state actors as standard-setters Steven Wheatley; 9. Legitimacy, accountability and polycentric regulation: dilemmas, trilemmas and organisational response Julia Black; 10. Accountability of transnational actors: is there scope for cross-sector principles? Monica Blagescu and Robert Lloyd; 11. Non-state environmental standards as a substitute for state regulation? Marcus Schaper; 12. Limiting violence - culture and the constitution of public norms: with a case study from a stateless area Till Forster; Part III. The Authority and Effectiveness of Actors and Standards: 13. Standard-setting for capital movements: reasserting sovereignty over transnational actors? Peter Hagel; 14. Certification as a new private global forest governance system: the regulatory potential of the forest stewardship council Stephane Gueneau; 15. Private standards in the north - effective norms for the south? Eva Kocher; 16. International corporate social responsibility standards: imposing or imitating business responsibility in Lithuania? Egle Svilpaite; 17. Legal pluralism under the influence of globalisation: a case study of child adoption in Tanzania Ulrike Wanitzek; 18. Towards non-state actors as effective, legitimate, and accountable standard-setters Anne Peters, Till Forster and Lucy Koechlin.
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