About the Author
MICHAEL J. WARNING works as an attorney in Bremen, Germany. He studied law in Bremen and Groningen and worked in a project on transnational governance at the Collaborative Research Centre, "Transformations of the State," at the University of Bremen. He has counselled countries in South-East Europe, modernizing their chemicals legislation.
Table of ContentsIntroduction PART I: GLOBALIZATION AND THE STATE The Changing State Civil Society Actors International Institutional Cooperation Law and Globalization Conclusion PART II: SOLVING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS Chemicals: A Global Challenge The System of International Chemical Safety Connections Conclusion PART III: THE SYSTEM OF TRANSNATIONAL PUBLIC GOVERNANCE Analyzing the System of International Chemical Safety Evaluation Conclusion PART IV: THE LEGITIMACY OF TRANSNATIONAL PUBLIC GOVERNANCE Concepts of Legitimacy Legitimacy and Law beyond the State Legitimacy and Technical Standards Legitimacy of Transnational Public Governance Prospects