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Transnational governance : institutional dynamics of regulation

Author: Marie-Laure Djelic; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Globalization involves a profound re-ordering of our world with the proliferation everywhere of rules and transnational modes of governance. This book examines how this governance is formed, changes and stabilizes. Building on a rich and varied set of empirical cases, it explores transnational rules and regulations and the organizing, discursive and monitoring activities that frame, sustain and reproduce them.  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)65468228
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marie-Laure Djelic; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson
ISBN: 0521845033 9780521845038 0521073065 9780521073066 0511488661 9780511488665
OCLC Number: 65468228
Description: xxii, 462 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A world of governance : the rise of transnational regulation --
Scientization : making a world safe for organizing --
Marketization : from intellectual agenda to global policy-making --
Organizing the world --
The rationalization of virtue and virtuosity in world society --
Soft regulation and global democracy --
Transnational actors, transnational institutions, transnational spaces : the role of law firms in the internationalization of competition regulation --
Global enterprises in fields of governance --
The transnational governance network of central bankers --
Regulated regulators : global trends of state transformation --
The rationalization of universities --
Dynamics of soft regulations --
Contested rules and shifting boundaries : international standard-setting in accounting --
The international competition network : moving towards transnational governance --
The emergence of a European regulatory field of management education --
Market creation and transnational rule-making : the case of CO₂ emissions trading --
Transnational NGO certification programs as new regulatory forms : lessons from the forestry sector --
Institutional dynamics in a re-ordering world.
Responsibility: edited by Marie-Laure Djelic and Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson.
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In today's globalized world, issues of transnational governance are of key importance. This book examines how new regulations are shaped, and how they change or stabilize. Building on a varied set of  Read more...


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