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Author Koppell, Jonathan GS
Title World Rule : Accountability, Legitimacy, and the Design of Global Governance
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Abbreviations -- Chapter 1. Introduction: The Organization of Global Rulemaking -- Chapter 2. Accountability and Legitimacy-Authority Tension in Global Governance -- Chapter 3. Introduction to the GGO Sample and GGO Core Characteristics -- Chapter 4. Structure and Administration of GGOs -- Chapter 5. Rulemaking in Global Governance Organizations -- Chapter 6. The Riddle of Global Adherence -- Chapter 7. Interest Groups and Global Governance -- Chapter 8. Cooperation and Competition in Global Governance -- Chapter 9. Conclusion: Models of Global Governance and Accountability -- Appendix A. List of Interview Subjects -- References -- Index
Dilemmas from climate change to financial meltdowns make it clear that global interconnectedness is the norm in the twenty-first century. As a result, global governance organizations (GGOs)-from the World Trade Organization to the Forest Stewardship Council-have taken on prominent roles in the management of international affairs. These GGOs create and promulgate rules to address a host of pressing problems. But as World Rule reveals, they struggle to meet two challenges: building authority despite limited ability to impose sanctions and maintaining legitimacy while satisfying the demands of key constituencies whose support is essential to a global rulemaking regime. Through a novel empirical study of twenty-five GGOs, Jonathan GS Koppell provides a clearer picture of the compromises within and the competition among these influential institutions by focusing attention on their organizational design. Analyzing four aspects of GGO organization in depth-representation and administration, the rulemaking process, adherence and enforcement, and interest group participation-Koppell describes variation systemically, identifies patterns, and offers explanations that link GGO design to the fundamental challenge of accountability in global governance
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Link Print version: Koppell, Jonathan GS World Rule : Accountability, Legitimacy, and the Design of Global Governance Chicago : University of Chicago Press,c2010 9780226450988
Subject International organization.;International cooperation.;Legitimacy of governments
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