The Transformation of Democracy: Globalization and Territorial Democracy / Edition 1

The Transformation of Democracy: Globalization and Territorial Democracy / Edition 1

by Anthony McGrew
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745618170

ISBN-13: 9780745618173

Pub. Date: 07/14/1997

Publisher: Wiley

The Transformation of Democracy? examines whether globalization is transforming the conditions under which liberal democratic politics operate and, given this, what the prospects are for a more democratic world order.

The book is divided into two parts: Part I: 'Global Transformations', asks whether globalization is transforming the conditions of liberal

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The Transformation of Democracy? examines whether globalization is transforming the conditions under which liberal democratic politics operate and, given this, what the prospects are for a more democratic world order.

The book is divided into two parts: Part I: 'Global Transformations', asks whether globalization is transforming the conditions of liberal democratic governance.

Part II: 'Democratizing World Order', critically evaluates the prospects for democratizing global forces through an examination of 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 final chapter reflects 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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745618173
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/14/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

1. Globalization and Territorial Democracy: an introduction: Anthony McGrew.

Part I: Global Transformations:.

2. Globalization and Post-Military Democracy: Martin Shaw.

3. Economic Globalization and the Limits to Liberal Democracy: Robert Cox.

4. Liberal Democracy and the Globalization of Environmental Risks.

5. Counting Women In: globalization, democratization and the women's movement: Donna Dickenson.

Part II: Democratizing World Order:.

Introduction.

6. Democratization and Human Rights: Tony Evans.

7. Multinational Corporations and Democratic Governance: Grahame Thompson.

8. The European Union: Reconstituting Democracy Beyond the Nation-State: James Goodman.

9. Geo-Governance Without Democracy? Reforming the UN System: Mark Imber.

Part III: Conclusion:.

10. Democracy Beyond Borders? Globalization and the Reconstruction of Democratic Theory and Practice: Anthony McGrew.

Acknowledgements.

Index.

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