Transnational Governance: Institutional Dynamics of Regulationby Marie-Laure Djelic, Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson
Pub. Date: 09/04/2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Globalization involves a profound re-ordering of our world with the proliferation everywhere of rules and transnational modes of governance. This book examines how this governance is formed, changes and stabilizes. Building on a rich and varied set of empirical cases, it explores transnational rules and regulations and the organizing, discursive and monitoring activities that frame, sustain and reproduce them. Beginning from an understanding of the powerful structuring forces that embed and form the context of transnational regulatory activities, the book scrutinizes the actors involved, how they are organized, how they interact and how they transform themselves to adapt to this new regulatory landscape. A powerful analysis of the modes and logics of transnational rule-making and rule-monitoring closes the book. This authoritative resource offers ideal reading for all academic researchers and graduate students of governance and regulation.
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Table of ContentsFigures; Tables; Acronyms; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: a world of governance - the rise of transnational regulation Marie-Laure Djelic and Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; Part I. Institutional Forces: 2. Scientization: making a world safe for organizing Gili S. Drori and John W. Meyer; 3. Marketization: from intellectual agenda to global policy making Marie-Laure Djelic; 4. Organizing the world Göran Ahrne and Nils Brunsson; 5. The rationalization of virtue and virtuosity in world society John Boli; 6. Soft regulation and global democracy Ulrika Mörth; Part II. A Dynamic Transnational Topography: 7. Transnational actors, transnational institutions, transnational spaces: the role of law firms in the internationalization of competition regulation Glenn Morgan; 8. Global enterprises in fields of governance Lars Engwall; 9. The transnational governance network of central bankers Martin Marcussen; 10. Regulated regulations: global trends of state transformation Bengt Jacobsson; 11. The rationalization of universities Francisco O. Ramirez; III. Transnational Governance in the Making: 12. Dynamics of soft regulations Bengt Jacobsson and Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; 13. Contested rules and shifting boundaries: international standard setting in accounting Sebastian Botzem and Sigrid Quack; 14. The international competition network - moving towards transnational governance Marie-Laure Djelic and Thibaut Kleiner; 15. The emergence of a European regulatory field of management education Tina Hedmo, Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson and Linda Wedlin; 16. Market creation and transnational rule-making: the case of CO2 emissions trading Anita Engels; 17. Transnational BGO certification programs as new regulatory forms: lessons from the forestry sector Jason McNichol; IV. Conclusions: 18. Institutional dynamics in a re-ordering world Marie-Laure Djelic and Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson.
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