Democracy and Public-Private Partnerships in Global Governance

Author: Ulrika Morth Magdalena Bexell
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Category: Social & Political Philosophy, Globalization, Sociology, Political Structures: Democracy, Central Government Policies, International Relations
Book Format: Hardcover

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.

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
List of Tables Foreword Notes of Contributors List of Abbreviations PART I: PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND DEMOCRACY Introduction: Partnerships, Democracy and Governance; M.Bexell & U.Moerth Partnerships, Boundary Blurring and Accountable Actorhood; K.Svedberg Helgesson Public-Private Partnerships and the Democratic Deficit: Is Performance-Based Legitimacy the Answer?; J.Pierre & G.Peters Partnership Accountability Need not be Democratic Accountability; J.Steets & L.Blattner PART II: PARTNERSHIPS AND DEMOCRATIC VALUES IN GLOBAL GOVERNANCE Public Markets and Private Democracy? The Renegotiation of Public and Private in Global Politics; K.Dingwerth & T.Hanrieder From Business Unusual to Business as Usual: The Future Legitimacy of PPPs with Multilateral Organizations; B.Bull & D.McNeill Transnational Standard-Setting Partnerships in the Field of Social Rights: The Interplay of Legitimacy, Institutional Design and Process Management; M.Beisheim & C.Kaan From Rhetoric to Practice: The Legitimacy of Global Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development; K.Backstrand Coordinating Actors in the Fight against HIV/AIDS: From 'Lead Agency' to Public-Private Partnerships; C.Joensson UNDP, Business Partnerships and the (UN)democratic Governance of Development; C.Gregoratti PART III: CONCLUSIONS Conclusions and Directions; M.Bexell & U.Moerth Index
About M. Bexell
MARIANNE BEISHEIM is Assistant Professor at Freie Universitat 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 BAECKSTRAND 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 JOENSSON 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

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