Commonwealth and global development: contributions to private transnational governance?

  title={Commonwealth and global development: contributions to private transnational governance?},
  author={Timothy M. Shaw},
  journal={Commonwealth \& Comparative Politics},
  pages={111 - 91}
  • T. Shaw
  • Published 29 January 2010
  • Political Science
  • Commonwealth & Comparative Politics
Inter- and non-governmental anglophone Commonwealths have advocated democracy and development in both formal and informal networks, symbolised by their provision of five of the first chairs of the counter-conflict diamonds Kimberley Process. Given the character of civil society–corporate as well as state–economy relations throughout the Commonwealths, they have been central to the definition and development of standard-setting norms and agencies through extensive heterogeneous coalitions such… 

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