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Actors in private food governance: the legitimacy of retail standards and multistakeholder initiatives with civil society participation
Democratic legitimacy is rarely associated with private governance. After all, private actors are not legitimized through elections by a demos. Instead of abandoning democratic principles whenExpand
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The Causes and Consequences of Private Food Governance
This paper investigates the creation and consequences of private regulation in global food governance. It points to the power to govern and the authority to govern as the two crucial conditions forExpand
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Introduction to symposium on private agrifood governance: values, shortcomings and strategies
IntroductionThe governance of global food and agriculture is beingtransformed as the food system has become more global-ized and as corporate control of that system has becomemore concentrated.Expand
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Addressing the Global Sustainability Challenge: The Potential and Pitfalls of Private Governance from the Perspective of Human Capabilities
Contemporary global politics is characterized by an increasing trend toward experimental forms of governance, with an emphasis on private governance. A plurality of private standards, codes ofExpand
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Fishing in Muddy Waters: Exploring the Conditions for Effective Governance of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Over the past fifteen years a number of transnational certification and labeling schemes have emerged with the aim to foster sustainable fisheries and aquaculture practices worldwide. Despite notableExpand
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Global fisheries governance beyond the State: unraveling the effectiveness of the Marine Stewardship Council
Marine ecosystems are increasingly under pressure. Despite commitments by governments and intergovernmental organizations, such as the 1995 United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement and the 1995 Food andExpand
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Transitions in unlikely places: Exploring the conditions for renewable energy adoption in Nigeria
This paper examines conditions and pathways that explain variation in the adoption of renewable energy (RE) in Nigeria's 36 states based on a fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis. Using threeExpand
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Adoption of renewable energy technologies in oil-rich countries: Explaining policy variation in the Gulf Cooperation Council states
While the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council have economically and politically been dominated by the exploitation of fossil fuels, recent years have seen an increasing adoption ofExpand
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The Oil Climax: Can Nigeria's fuel subsidy reforms propel energy transitions?
Recent studies in the field of political science and environmental resource governance suggest that oil-exporting economies have begun to implement fuel subsidy reforms. However, while most studiesExpand
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