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The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144795
eISBN:
9781400838790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144795.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the past two decades, governments have delegated extensive regulatory authority to international private-sector organizations. This internationalization and privatization of rule-making has been ... More


The Rise of Private Regulation in the World Economy

Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli

in The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144795
eISBN:
9781400838790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144795.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the delegation of regulatory authority from governments to a single international private-sector body by focusing on three powerful global private regulators, or focal rule-making ... More


Private Regulators in Global Product Markets: Institutional Structure and Complementarity in Product Regulation

Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli

in The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144795
eISBN:
9781400838790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144795.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the role of private regulators in global product markets, with particular emphasis on institutional structure and institutional complementarity in product regulation. It first ... More


The Politics of Nuts and Bolts—and Nanotechnology: ISO and IEC Standard-Setting for Global Product Markets

Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli

in The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144795
eISBN:
9781400838790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144795.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how companies affected by international product standards assess these standards and the extent to which they are able to influence rule-making in the International Organization ... More


Conclusions and Implications for Global Governance

Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli

in The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144795
eISBN:
9781400838790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144795.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book has explored global private governance by three focal rule-making institutions: the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), the International Organization for Standardization ... More


Atmospheric Police: Delegated Authority in the Clean Development Mechanism

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines why states decided to delegate key monitoring tasks to private actors in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. It first provides an overview of the ... More


The Knowledge Base of Standards

Staffan Furüsten

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines how the content of standards is formed and discusses the knowledge base of standards, using the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) 9000 series of quality ... More


Organizing the Process of Standardization

Kristina Tamm Hallström

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes how an international standards organization is established and how one can create agreement about standards and legitimacy for the organization and its standards. Standards are ... More


Selling Standards

Roger Henning

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter looks at three case studies of standardizers within the quality area as the basis for a discussion of how standardizers try to persuade others to follow their standards. All three ... More


The Drug Efficacy Study and Its Manifold Legacies

Daniel Carpenter, Jeremy Greene, and Susan Moffitt

in FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171182
eISBN:
9780231540070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171182.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The Drug Efficacy Study Initiative decisively reshaped modern drug regulation. Our purpose in reviewing the development of the Drug Efficacy Study and its implementation is threefold: to demonstrate ... More


Harmonization of Standardization and Certification

Junji Nakagawa

in International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes international harmonization of product standards and accreditation (section 1) and of food safety standards (section 2), which are conducted by different standard setting bodies ... More


Trade and Finance

Beth Simmons, Naomi Roht-Arriaza, Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Lyuba Zarsky, and David A. Wirth

in Commitment and Compliance: The Role of Non-binding Norms in the International Legal System

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270989
eISBN:
9780191707704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270989.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents case studies of non-binding norms and compliance with trade agreements. Topics covered include efforts against money laundering, the International Organization for ... More


A Formula to Honor the Buddha

Alexandra Green

in Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888390885
eISBN:
9789882204850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390885.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter establishes the standardization of the wall paintings in terms of painting style, subject matter, and detail, and determine the major social, political, and religious ideas that ... More


Situated Standardization in Hematology and Oncology Care

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

in Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

After discussing the value of experimentally scrutinizing patients’ compliance to treatment regimes, this chapter turns to the study of clinicians’ compliance to standards. Following a similar ... More


Situated Standardization and Patient-Centered Care

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

in Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the consequences of situated standardization for the relation between standardization and patient-centeredness. In the medical sociological literature, ‘standardization’ and ... More


Scientific Standards as Tools for Political Transformation: Prestressed Concrete, European Integration, and the Regulatory State

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Testing was a major tool for the Technical Institute for Construction and Cement in its active relationship with private industry, but one that threatened to turn it into the private industry's ... More


Risk and Stress: Emotion Work

Diane Vaughan

in Dead Reckoning: Air Traffic Control, System Effects, and Risk

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226796406
eISBN:
9780226796543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796543.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

When asked about risk and stress, controllers accounts contradict their emotion-laden narratives of Chapter 7. “Risky? No, no, why do you think it’s risky?” “Stressful? My drive into work is more ... More


Selling Sound

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

in Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

In the 1990s, the automotive industry began to invest in sound design in novel ways. Whereas sound design had long focused on shielding the car’s interior from exterior noise, it became increasingly ... More


Learning at School: Measuring and “Leveling” the Self

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In chapter 6, we take a close look at something that surprised us. The classroom in VFS in 2011–2012, as in many other UK schools, was heavily framed by the measurement system implemented in support ... More


Communication and the Evolution of Cognition

James A. Evans

in Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019552
eISBN:
9780262314787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019552.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The cognitive institutions of knowledge and culture emerge, circulate, and evolve through communication. This chapter explores the scaffolding role of communication protocols and structures, which ... More


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