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The Growth of International Governance and the Restructuring of Business Systems: The Effects of Multi‐levelled Governance in Europe and Elsewhere

Richard Whitley

in Business Systems and Organizational Capabilities: The Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the changing transnational governance of economic activities in the late 20th and early 21st century, and its likely effects on established patterns of economic organization. ... More


Government or Transnational Governance?

Erik O. Eriksen

in The Unfinished Democratization of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572519
eISBN:
9780191722400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572519.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

This chapter addresses the prospects for democratizing transnational governance structures and asks whether democracy can be disassociated from government. Hierarchical government is increasingly ... More


Islands of Transnational Governance

Alec Stone Sweet

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The two papers in Ch. 5 examine how lawyers and law professors, operating in private arenas, successfully revived a pre-modern legal system, the Lex Mercatoria – the international body of trade law ... More


The ecological challenge

Andrew Hurrell

in On Global Order: Power, Values, and the Constitution of International Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233106
eISBN:
9780191716287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233106.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The ecological challenge is so important and so profound because of the way in which it calls into question both the practical viability and the moral adequacy of the pluralist conception of a ... More


Transnational Governance through Standard Setting: The Role of Transnational Communities

Marie-Laure Djelic and Sigrid Quack

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the role that community forms of social organization play in transnational standard setting. The chapter compares the evolution of two cases through time — the International ... More


Assessing Transnational Climate Governance

Alix Dietzel

in Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Six assesses to what extent transnational actors enable the three demands of climate justice set out in Chapter Three. The assessment makes use of both existing climate change governance ... More


Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Glenn Morgan and Richard Whitley (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book provides a series of inter-disciplinary perspectives on how capitalism and national capitalisms are changing in the twenty-first century. It aims to bring perspectives on how the ... More


Bridging Theory and Practice

Alix Dietzel

in Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Four sets out the parameters for the cosmopolitan assessment of climate governance. The chapter first provides overview of the processes involved in global climate change governance: ... More


The Correlates of Procedural Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

Hamish van der Ven

in Beyond Greenwash: Explaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190866006
eISBN:
9780190866037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866006.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

`This chapter uses an original dataset comprising information on 123 transnational eco-labeling organizations to probe a series of hypotheses on the conditions for procedurally credible eco-labeling. ... More


Transnational Private Authority and Its Contestation

Melanie Coni-Zimmer, Annegret Flohr, and Klaus Dieter Wolf

in Contested World Orders: Rising Powers, Non-Governmental Organizations, and the Politics of Authority Beyond the Nation-State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843047
eISBN:
9780191878947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843047.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter investigates the preferences of BRICS and NGOs with regard to the exercise of transnational private authority. Three such governance schemes are selected: the Kimberley Process, the ... More


Eco-Labels and the Credibility Puzzle in Transnational Governance

Hamish van der Ven

in Beyond Greenwash: Explaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190866006
eISBN:
9780190866037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866006.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

This chapter introduces eco-labels, explains where and how they differ, and establishes their empirical and theoretical importance. The book’s central puzzle is set up through an example of how two ... More


Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century: Introduction

Richard Whitley and Glenn Morgan

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This introductory chapter summarizes the key shifts in the organization of late twentieth century capitalisms and the changing nature of the environment of capitalism in the twenty-first century that ... More


Drawing Big Lessons from Small Labels

Hamish van der Ven

in Beyond Greenwash: Explaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190866006
eISBN:
9780190866037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866006.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

After reviewing the book’s thesis and the evidence in support of it, this chapter outlines a number of key implications for transnational governance scholarship and practice. It suggests a ... More


Delegation is Dead, Long Live Delegation: Managing the Democratic Disconnect in the European Market-Polity

Peter Lindseth

in Good Governance in Europe's Integrated Market

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246083
eISBN:
9780191697548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246083.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter portrays the EC as a supranational, administrative, non-democratic, and non-national agent. The legitimacy of this institution is not directly derived from the people but must be ... More


Non-State Actors in Global Crime Governance

Anja P. Jakobi

in Common Goods and Evils?: The Formation of Global Crime Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674602
eISBN:
9780191752452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674602.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the different roles of non-state actors in global crime governance. The chapter starts by elaborating on the complexity of global crime governance, which makes the involvement ... More


Conclusion

Alix Dietzel

in Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Conclusion of the book focuses on the lessons that can be learned from the bridging of theory and practice. More specifically, the Conclusion considers how transnational and multilateral ... More


The Human Right to Water as a ‘Creature’ of Global Administrative Law

Owen McIntyre

in Critical International Law: Postrealism, Postcolonialism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199450633
eISBN:
9780199084562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450633.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter suggests that the current discourse on the Human Right to Water (HRW) is an expression of universally accepted standards of global governance, rather than simply a list of specific ... More


Beyond Greenwash: Explaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

Hamish van der Ven

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190866006
eISBN:
9780190866037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866006.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

Modern consumers are confronted by a growing array of colorful eco-labels on everything from coffee to computers. Yet, not all of these eco-labels are trustworthy. Despite the existence of ... More


Introduction

Alix Dietzel

in Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Introduction sets out the main aims of the book: make sense of the lack of proper response to climate change – focusing on what has gone wrong, what has gone right, and what might change now that ... More


The Constitution of the Conflict of Laws

Jacco Bomhoff

in Private International Law and Global Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198727620
eISBN:
9780191793684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727620.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Private international law doctrines are often portrayed as natural, largely immutable, boundaries on local public agency in a transnational private world. Challenging this problematic conception ... More


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