Global Governance: Critical Perspectives / Edition 1

Global Governance: Critical Perspectives / Edition 1

by Steve Hughes, Rorden Wilkinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415268370

ISBN-13: 9780415268370

Pub. Date: 08/29/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In recent years, the role of global institutions such as the United Nations, World Trade Organization, International Monetary Fund and the World Bank has never been more important to the lives of individuals throughout the world. This edited book provides critical perspectives on the role of these institutions, and how they use their policies, procedures and practices…  See more details below

Overview

In recent years, the role of global institutions such as the United Nations, World Trade Organization, International Monetary Fund and the World Bank has never been more important to the lives of individuals throughout the world. This edited book provides critical perspectives on the role of these institutions, and how they use their policies, procedures and practices to manage global political, socio-economic, legal and environmental affairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415268370
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/29/2002
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Foreword: 'Why pay attention to global governance'
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
1Global governance: a preliminary interrogation1
Pt. IGlobal financial and developmental governance15
2Reforming the international financial architecture: the new political agenda17
3The mother of all governments: the World Bank's matrix for global governance36
Pt. IIGlobal environmental, cultural and health governance55
4Global environmental governance57
5Global governance, human rights and the 'problem' of culture75
6Global health governance: a conceptual review92
Pt. IIIHuman security and global governance111
7Global governance and human security113
8Global governance and poverty reduction: the case of microcredit132
Pt. IVOrganised labour and global governance153
9Coming in from the cold: labour, the ILO and the international labour standards regime155
10International labour and its emerging role in global governance: regime fusion, social protection, regional, integration and production volatility172
Pt. VCivil society and global governance191
11The contours of courtship: the WTO and civil society193
12Lessons from Greenham Common peace camp: alternative approaches to global governance212
Index231

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