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Voluntary Clubs: An Introduction

Matthew Potoski and Aseem Prakash

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the effect that voluntary programs and clubs have on particular firms. The purpose and rationale for voluntary programs policy is to encourage the implementation and creation ... More


Voluntary Approaches and Formal Regulation: Climate Change and Canada’s Energy Sector

Alastair R. Lucas and Veronica Potes

in Regulating Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299874
eISBN:
9780191714931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299874.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the late 1990s, voluntary initiatives and particularly the Voluntary Challenge and Registry Program (VCR), were thought to be preferred instruments for implementing Canada's commitments under the ... More


A Club Theory Approach to Voluntary Programs

Matthew Potoski and Aseem Prakash

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents three theoretical approaches on voluntary programs, first explaining how clubs operate within traditional economic theory. They are institutions that produce and allocate public ... More


Government Clubs: Theory and Evidence from Voluntary Environmental Programs

Cary Coglianese and Jennifer Nash

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes the operation of green clubs by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), their management of tension, attracting of new members, as well as how they are able to uphold ... More


Voluntary Clubs: Future Prospects

Aseem Prakash and Matthew Potoski

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter, which summarizes the conclusions made throughout the whole book, from the theories presented, to the empirical data and examples provided by each chapter on club theory and voluntary ... More


Self-regulation and Voluntary Programs among Nonprofit Organizations

Mary Kay Gugerty

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter, which aims to explore the role and inclusivity of nonprofit organizations in the rise of voluntary regulation programs, compares and analyzes the nongovernment organizations (NGOs) ... More


Voluntary Agreements and the Shipping Industry

Elizabeth R. DeSombre

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines several voluntary programs within the shipping industry, where externality problems are difficult to solve due to an absence of a global sovereign government. It posits that ... More


The Kimberley Process, Club Goods, and Public Enforcement of a Private Regime

Virginia Haufler

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

By focusing on the diamond industry, this chapter examines the Kimberley Process through the lens of the club approach to voluntary programs. It is observed that the commitment to enforce strict ... More


An Economics Perspective on Treating Voluntary Programs as Clubs

Matthew J. Kotchen and Klaas van’t Veld

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores a means of developing a formal economic model that can situate certain elements of club theory within a model of the private provision of a public good. “Warm glow” preferences ... More


The Canford Program

Ira W. Lit

in The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents the history and background of the Canford Program. It also discusses the legal case brought about by several individuals asking for increased integration in local schools and ... More


Technical Standards as Public and Club Goods? Financing the International Accounting Standards Board

Tim Büthe

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this chapter, the boundaries of the club approach are analyzed for their usefulness in corporate financial reporting, and how rule systems are provided for the international finance and accounting ... 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


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