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Transnational Governance
Institutional Dynamics of Regulation

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Marie-Laure Djelic, Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson, Gili S. Drori, John W. Meyer, Göran Ahrne, Nils Brunsson, John Boli, Ulrika Mörth, Glenn Morgan, Lars Engwall, Martin Marcussen, Bengt Jacobsson, Francisco O. Ramirez, Sebastian Botzem, Sigrid Quack, Thibaut Kleiner, Tina Hedmo, Linda Wedlin, Anita Engels, Jason McNichol
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  • Date Published: September 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521073066

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  • Globalization involves a profound re-ordering of our world with the proliferation everywhere of rules and transnational modes of governance. This book examines how this governance is formed, changes and stabilizes. Building on a rich and varied set of empirical cases, it explores transnational rules and regulations and the organizing, discursive and monitoring activities that frame, sustain and reproduce them. Beginning from an understanding of the powerful structuring forces that embed and form the context of transnational regulatory activities, the book scrutinizes the actors involved, how they are organized, how they interact and how they transform themselves to adapt to this new regulatory landscape. A powerful analysis of the modes and logics of transnational rule-making and rule-monitoring closes the book. This authoritative resource offers ideal reading for all academic researchers and graduate students of governance and regulation.

    • An important contribution to the highly topical debate about regulation in the global world
    • A collaborative work by highly regarded scholars from both sides of the Atlantic
    • Draws on varied theoretical perspectives and careful empirical research
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    "This is an ambitious and successful effort to document and theorize the rapid expansion of actors and institutions operating across national borders."
    Richard Deeg, Temple University, Economy Sociology Newsletter

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    • Date Published: September 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521073066
    • length: 488 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.65kg
    • contains: 17 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction: a world of governance - the rise of transnational regulation Marie-Laure Djelic and Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson
    Part I. Institutional Forces:
    2. Scientization: making a world safe for organizing Gili S. Drori and John W. Meyer
    3. Marketization: from intellectual agenda to global policy making Marie-Laure Djelic
    4. Organizing the world Göran Ahrne and Nils Brunsson
    5. The rationalization of virtue and virtuosity in world society John Boli
    6. Soft regulation and global democracy Ulrika Mörth
    Part II. A Dynamic Transnational Topography:
    7. Transnational actors, transnational institutions, transnational spaces: the role of law firms in the internationalization of competition regulation Glenn Morgan
    8. Global enterprises in fields of governance Lars Engwall
    9. The transnational governance network of central bankers Martin Marcussen
    10. Regulated regulations: global trends of state transformation Bengt Jacobsson
    11. The rationalization of universities Francisco O. Ramirez
    III. Transnational Governance in the Making:
    12. Dynamics of soft regulations Bengt Jacobsson and Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson
    13. Contested rules and shifting boundaries: international standard setting in accounting Sebastian Botzem and Sigrid Quack
    14. The international competition network - moving towards transnational governance Marie-Laure Djelic and Thibaut Kleiner
    15. The emergence of a European regulatory field of management education Tina Hedmo, Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson and Linda Wedlin
    16. Market creation and transnational rule-making: the case of CO2 emissions trading Anita Engels
    17. Transnational BGO certification programs as new regulatory forms: lessons from the forestry sector Jason McNichol
    IV. Conclusions:
    18. Institutional dynamics in a re-ordering world Marie-Laure Djelic and Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson.

  • Editors

    Marie-Laure Djelic, ESSEC, France
    Marie-Laure Djelic is Professor of Management at ESSEC Business School, Paris.

    Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson, Uppsala universitet, Sweden
    Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson is Professor of Management at Uppsala University, Sweden.


    Marie-Laure Djelic, Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson, Gili S. Drori, John W. Meyer, Göran Ahrne, Nils Brunsson, John Boli, Ulrika Mörth, Glenn Morgan, Lars Engwall, Martin Marcussen, Bengt Jacobsson, Francisco O. Ramirez, Sebastian Botzem, Sigrid Quack, Thibaut Kleiner, Tina Hedmo, Linda Wedlin, Anita Engels, Jason McNichol

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