Embedded Liberalism and its Critics: Justifying Global Governance in the American Century

Embedded Liberalism and its Critics: Justifying Global Governance in the American Century

by J. Steffek

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Overview

Focusing on the development of justificatory discourse on global governance, Steffek examines how differing conceptions of distributive and social justice have played a role in negotiations in the domains of security, economics, and protecting the environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349533220
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 09/22/2006
Series: New Visions in Security
Edition description: 1st ed. 2006
Pages: 215
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

JENS STEFFEK is Assistant Professor in the Transformations of the State Research Centre at the University of Bremen, Germany.

Table of Contents

Introduction Legitimacy, Justification, and the Design of Global Governance The Emergence of Embedded Liberalism The Southern Challenge to Embedded Liberalism UNCTAD as Paradigmatic Alternative to Embedded Liberalism Liberalism vs. Redistribution in Global Climate Policy The Defeat of the Kyoto Protocol as a Triumph of Embedded Liberalism The Future of Embedded Liberalism

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