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Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Jennifer Clapp and Doris Fuchs (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012751
eISBN:
9780262255509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012751.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In today’s globally integrated food system, events in one part of the world can have multiple and wide-ranging effects, as has been shown by the recent and rapid global rise in food prices. ... More


Transnational Corporations as Drivers and Targets of Change

Duncan Green

in How Change Happens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785392
eISBN:
9780191833236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785392.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on transnational corporations (TNCs), not only as economic heavyweights, but also as influential players in political and social change. It traces the origins of the modern TNC ... More


The "Third" United Nations: How a Knowledge Ecology Helps the UN Think

Tatiana Carayannis and Thomas G. Weiss

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198855859
eISBN:
9780191889493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855859.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is about the Third UN: the ecology of supportive non-state actors—intellectuals, scholars, consultants, think tanks, NGOs, the for-profit private sector, and the media—that interacts with ... More


Who Makes Global Food Policy?

Robert Paarlberg

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Internationally, many different institutions compete or combine to make policy in the area of food and farming. In our modern age of globalization, the most influential institutions are sometimes ... More


The EU’s engagement with business on human rights

Mary E Footer

in The European Union and Human Rights: Law and Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198814191
eISBN:
9780191904240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814191.003.0015
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Since the turn of the millennium, the European Union (EU) has sought to advance its policies on business and human rights with the aim of achieving specific outcomes on human rights protection, core ... More


Introduction

Tatiana Carayannis and Thomas G. Weiss

in The "Third" United Nations: How a Knowledge Ecology Helps the UN Think

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198855859
eISBN:
9780191889493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855859.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

If past is prelude, the most creative and imaginative rethinking of the contemporary bases for international cooperation will emanate from the Third United Nations. The first section briefly parses ... More


The “Third” UN: Non-State Actors and the World Organization’s Thinking

Tatiana Carayannis and Thomas G. Weiss

in The "Third" United Nations: How a Knowledge Ecology Helps the UN Think

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198855859
eISBN:
9780191889493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855859.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter explains the selection of and concentration on the main knowledge brokers in the Third UN. It explores the growth in numbers of the two major types of non-state actors that are the ... More


Alternative Voices: Challengers of the Normative Postwar Order

Tatiana Carayannis and Thomas G. Weiss

in The "Third" United Nations: How a Knowledge Ecology Helps the UN Think

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198855859
eISBN:
9780191889493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855859.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter details the growing inputs for UN deliberations from two distinct sets of “voices”: from within emerging powers that formerly were absent or largely hidden; and from for-profit ... More


Fitter for Purpose?: The UN’s Normative Future

Tatiana Carayannis and Thomas G. Weiss

in The "Third" United Nations: How a Knowledge Ecology Helps the UN Think

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198855859
eISBN:
9780191889493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855859.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter asks whether the world organization can become fitter for purpose. An essential motivation for getting right the understanding of the Third UN is the need to identify the comparative ... More


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