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NGOs as Actors in Global Social Governance

Johannes Kruse and Kerstin Martens

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the role of NGOs as actors in global social governance. First, the chapter reviews how different disciplines have dealt with NGOs as actors, highlight the contributions of the ... More


Global social policy responses to the economic crisis

Bob Deacon

in Social Policy in Challenging Times: Economic Crisis and Welfare Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428288
eISBN:
9781447305521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428288.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter is set within the analytical framework developed in Deacon 2007, which argues that global social policy and governance is characterised by a struggle between agencies for the right to ... More


Reflections and Prospects

Bob Deacon

in Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter has several parts. Firstly it provides an assessment of the SPF Recommendation in its own terms as a piece of ILO policy. Secondly it asks to what extent the “global social floor” or SPF ... More


Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Bob Deacon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book tells the story of how the International Labour Organisation came in 2012 to recommend to all countries that they should establish a Social Protection Floor (SPF), containing basic social ... More


Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Alexandra Kaasch and Kerstin Martens (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book advances our understanding of the global dimension of social policy by applying the notion of global social governance to actors, their relationships to each other, and their pathways, as ... More


The International Labour Organization and Global Social Governance—The 100 Year Search for Social Justice within Capitalism

Bob Deacon

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the mandate, role, and form of governance of the International Labour Organization (ILO), and traces how its concern to work for social justice within capitalism has shifted ... More


‘New Kids on the Block?’ The Implications of the BRICS Alliance for Global Social Governance

Rebecca Surender and Marian Urbina-Ferretjans

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Social polices of developing countries are frequently determined by forces outside their national borders, via international governance organizations and development institutions. In this context, ... More


Policy Flexians in the Global Order

Paul Stubbs and Janine Wedel

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the role of new flex actors (flexians) in global social governance, who personalize bureaucracy, privatize information, juggle roles and representations, and test the rules of ... More


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