Can non-state global governance be legitimate? An analytical framework

  title={Can non-state global governance be legitimate? An analytical framework},
  author={S. Bernstein and B. Cashore},
  journal={Regulation & Governance},
  • S. Bernstein, B. Cashore
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • Regulation & Governance
  • In the absence of effective national and intergovernmental regulation to ameliorate global environmental and social problems, “private” alternatives have proliferated, including self-regulation, corporate social responsibility, and public–private partnerships. Of the alternatives, “non-state market driven” (NSMD) governance systems deserve greater attention because they offer the strongest regulation and potential to socially embed global markets. NSMD systems encourage compliance by… CONTINUE READING
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