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Democracy and Public-Private Partnerships in Global Governance

Editors: Bexell, M., Mörth, U. (Eds.)

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There has been rapid proliferation of public–private partnerships in areas of human rights, environmental protection and development in global governance. This book demonstrates how different forms of partnership legitimacy and accountability interact, and pinpoints trade-offs between democratic values in partnership operations.

About the authors

MARIANNE BEISHEIM is Assistant Professor at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. She is Co-Director of the DFG-funded SFB700-project 'Transnational Public Private Partnerships for Environment, Health, and Social Rights: Determinants of Success' LAURA BLATTNER studies Comparative Political Science and Economics at the University of Oxford, UK BENEDICTE BULL is Associate Professor at the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) at the University of Oslo, Norway KARIN BÄCKSTRAND is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden KLAUS DINGWERTH is Assistant Professor for International Relations at the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS) at the University of Bremen, Germany, and a Research Fellow of the international Global Governance Project (glogov.org) CATIA GREGORATTI participates in the Transdemos research program at Lund University, Sweden TINE HANRIEDER is Research and Teaching Associate at the Geschwister-Scholl-Institut for Political Science, University of Munich, Germany CHRISTER JÖNSSON is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden CHRISTOPHER KAAN is Research Associate at the DFG-funded SFB700-project 'Transnational Public Private Partnerships for Environment, Health, and Social Rights: Determinants of Success' DESMOND MCNEILL is Professor and former Director at SUM (Centre for Development and the Environment), University of Oslo, Norway B. GUY PETERS is Maurice Falk Professor of Government at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, and Distinguished Professor of Comparative Governance at the Zeppelin University, Germany JON PIERRE is Research Professor in Political Science at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, USA JULIA STEETS is Associate Director of the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Berlin, Germany KARIN SVEDBERG HELGESSON is a Researcher and Lecturer at the Department of Management and Organization at the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction: Partnerships, Democracy, and Governance

    Pages 3-23

    Bexell, Magdalena (et al.)

  • Partnerships, Boundary Blurring, and Accountable Actorhood

    Pages 24-40

    Helgesson, Karin Svedberg

  • Public-Private Partnerships and the Democratic Deficit: Is Performance-Based Legitimacy the Answer?

    Pages 41-54

    Peters, B. Guy (et al.)

  • Partnership Accountability Need Not Be Democratic Accountability

    Pages 55-78

    Steets, Julia (et al.)

  • Public Markets and Private Democracy? The Renegotiation of Public and Private in Global Politics

    Pages 81-102

    Dingwerth, Klaus (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Democracy and Public-Private Partnerships in Global Governance
Editors
  • M. Bexell
  • U. Mörth
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-28323-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230283237
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-23906-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31611-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 238
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