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The Fragmentation of Global Governance Architectures: A Framework for Analysis
Most research on global governance has focused either on theoretical accounts of the overall phenomenon or on empirical studies of distinct institutions that serve to solve particular governanceExpand
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The institutionalization of private governance: How business and nonprofit organizations agree on transnational rules
This article assesses the recent trend of cooperation among antagonistic private actors that results in the creation and implementation of issue-specific transnational norms and rules and theExpand
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Beyond the public and private divide: remapping transnational climate governance in the 21st century
This article provides a first step towards a better theoretical and empirical knowledge of the emerging arena of transnational climate governance. The need for such a re-conceptualization emergesExpand
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Navigating the Anthropocene: Improving Earth System Governance
The United Nations conference in Rio de Janeiro in June is an important opportunity to improve the institutional framework for sustainable development. Science assessments indicate that humanExpand
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What Role for Private Rule-Making in Global Environmental Governance? Analysing the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
This article assesses the recent trend of rule-making by private multi-stakeholder initiatives – a hitherto largely unnoticed phenomenon in global environmental governance – by analysing the multipleExpand
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Private Governance and the South: lessons from global forest politics
Abstract Private governance beyond the state is emerging as a prominent debate in International Relations, focusing on the activities of private non-state actors and the influences of private rulesExpand
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Private Institutions and Global Governance: The New Politics of Environmental Sustainability
Contents: 1. Introduction: From Public to Private Governance 2. Global Governance: Reconstructing a Contested Concept 3. The Institutionalisation of Private Governance: An Analytical Framework 4.Expand
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World Politics and Organizational Fields: The Case of Transnational Sustainability Governance
Transnational rule-making organizations have proliferated in the area of sustainability politics. In this article, we explore why these organizations share a set of core features that appear overlyExpand
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Global Environmental Governance: Taking Stock, Moving Forward
This article provides a focused review of the current literature on global environmental governance. In the first part, we differentiate between three usages of the term “global environmentalExpand
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Global Governance as a Perspective on World Politics
In one of the first issues of Global Governance, Larry Finkelstein observed that “‘Global Governance’ appears to be virtually anything.” A decade later, the concept of global governance has becomeExpand
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