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Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Terry Macdonald

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

A pressing question at the forefront of current global political debates is: how can we salvage the democratic project in the context of globalization? In recent years, political activists have ... More


Public Goods and Economic Development

Timothy Besley and Maitreesh Ghatak

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Despite overwhelming evidence that a large fraction of government expenditure on the provision of public goods in developing countries does not reach the intended beneficiaries, public policy debates ... More


Civil Society and Democracy Promotion

Richard Youngs

in International Democracy and the West: The Roles of Governments, Civil Society, and Multinational Business

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199274468
eISBN:
9780191602030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274460.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter argues that civil society’s perceptions of the relationship between democracy on one hand, and development, security, conflict and globalisation on the other, were less than ... More


Conclusions

Richard Youngs

in International Democracy and the West: The Roles of Governments, Civil Society, and Multinational Business

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199274468
eISBN:
9780191602030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274460.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses the evolution of Western actors’ democracy-related strategies. Governments, businesses and NGOs all showed increased concern for democratic trends, but their strategies were ... More


Transforming Global Institutions: Four Concrete Cosmopolitan Proposals

Andrew Kuper

in Democracy Beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199274901
eISBN:
9780191601552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274908.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How can the theory of Responsive Democracy guide and be implemented in political practice? This chapter proposes significant reforms to: (1) the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court; (2) ... More


Engendering the New Social Citizenship In Chile: NGOs and Social Provisioning Under Neo‐Liberalism

Verónica Schild

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyses NGO participation in social provisioning in Chile for the advancement of gender equality. It presents an overview of the social development strategy of the two Concertación ... More


Introduction

Terry MacDonald

in Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter highlights some of the central normative and institutional challenges confronting democrats seeking greater legitimacy in the exercise of political power beyond state ... More


The Public Power of NGOs in Global Politics

Terry MacDonald

in Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter applies the autonomy-based criterion for delineating ‘public power’ to the contemporary global domain, and illustrates its practical implications. It identifies some concrete forms of ... More


From Nation‐States to ‘Stakeholder’ Communities

Terry MacDonald

in Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter elaborates and illustrates the theoretical account — sketched initially in Chapter One — of how the agents of democratic control should be identified in global politics. It develops the ... More


Instituting Global Representative Agency: The Authorization and Accountability of NGOs

Terry MacDonald

in Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers how non-electoral mechanisms of authorization and accountability might function in practice in contemporary global politics. In doing so, it examines some possible pathways for ... More


“Popular” Political Islam: Representations and Discourses

Joseph Chinyong Liow

in Piety and Politics: Islamism in Contemporary Malaysia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377088
eISBN:
9780199869527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377088.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter takes the discussion beyond the boundaries of mainstream party politics and systematically sets out the debates in the civil sphere that have both engaged and countered the discourse of ... More


The Political Market for Environmental Aid: Why Some Donors are Greener Than Others

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, J. Timmons Roberts, and Michael J. Tierney

in Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213948
eISBN:
9780191707476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213948.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter tests four sets of possible explanations for why countries give bilateral environmental aid, and for why they give relatively less aid with likely environmentally harmful impacts ... More


On the Political Relevance of Global Civil Society

Richard Falk

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Richard Falk considers the changing role of civil society as an institution influencing the form and content of global capitalism (GC), particularly its goals and values. This is a critical chapter, ... More


An Industry Perspective on Environmental and Social Issues in Oil and Gas Development: Case Studies from Indonesia and Ecuador

Robert Kratsas and Jennifer A. Parnell

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses two projects by Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) – Pagerungan and Vilano – that demonstrate the company's commitment to environmental protection and social development. They ... More


Dual Democracy

Anne Peters

in The Constitutionalization of International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199543427
eISBN:
9780191720475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543427.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Global constitutionalism requires dual democratic mechanisms. A fully democratized world order first of all rests on democratic nation states, thus on democracy within states. ‘Above’ and among ... More


Political agency and public finance

Timothy Besley

in Principled Agents?: The Political Economy of Good Government

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199283910
eISBN:
9780191700279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283910.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter applies the political agency model to public finance issues. Section 4.2 lays out the basic agency problem and the main assumptions. Section 4.3 identifies the three basic kinds of ... More


Achieving Quality Primary Education for the Poor Through State–NGO Partnerships

Ebony Bertorelli and Aneel Brar

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

International efforts to increase equity, quality and access in primary education increasingly include calls to expand governance and educational resources by fostering partnerships between ... More


The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond

Patrice C. McMahon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501709234
eISBN:
9781501712739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709234.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In most post-conflict countries nongovernmental organizations are everywhere, but their presence is misunderstood. This book investigates the unintended outcomes of what it calls the NGO boom in ... More


Of Power and Promises

Patrice C. McMahon

in The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501709234
eISBN:
9781501712739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709234.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides evidence of what can only be called the “NGO revolution.” It documents the growth of NGOs and measures their power. This chapter not only describes how NGOs have changed as they ... More


Conclusion: The End of a Golden Era

Patrice C. McMahon

in The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501709234
eISBN:
9781501712739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709234.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter first evaluates the future of international peacebuilding, before looking briefly at NGO cycles in other post-conflict countries as well as other transitional countries for ... More


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