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The book is divided into two parts: Part I: Global Transformations', asks whether globalizations is transforming the conditions of liberal democratic governance. Part II: Democratizing World Order', critically evaluates the prospects for democratizing global forces. It examines the reform of global governance: the democratic potential of the EU, international initiatives to develop greater democratic accountability of multinational corporate capital, and universal human rights. The book concludes by reflecting upon the meaning of democracy in the context of contemporary patterns of globalization and regionalization.
The contributors to the volume include Robert Cox, Donna Dickenson, Tony Evans, Mark Imber, David Goldblatt, Anthony McGrew, James Goodman, Grahame Thompson, and Martin Shaw.
|Ch. 1||Globalization and territorial democracy: an introduction||1|
|Ch. 2||Globalization and post-military democracy||26|
|Ch. 3||Economic globalization and the limits to liberal democracy||49|
|Ch. 4||Liberal democracy and the globalization of environmental risks||73|
|Ch. 5||Counting women in: globalization, democratization and the women's movement||97|
|Ch. 6||Democratization and human rights||122|
|Ch. 7||Multinational corporations and democratic governance||149|
|Ch. 8||The European Union: reconstituting democracy beyond the nation-state||171|
|Ch. 9||Geo-governance without democracy? Reforming the UN system||201|
|Ch. 10||Democracy beyond borders? Globalization and the reconstruction of democratic theory and practice||231|