Closing or Widening the Gap?: Legitimacy and Democracy in by Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann,Anna van der Vleuten,Andrea, Dr

By Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann,Anna van der Vleuten,Andrea, Dr Ribeiro Hoffmann,Anna, Dr van der Vleuten

Combining normative research and theory-driven empirical learn in a comparative framework, this quantity clarifies and explains the connections among local overseas governance, legitimacy and democracy. It makes a speciality of the standard of democracy and the legitimacy of coverage making in multilevel local systems.

The quantity bargains a much-needed explanation of complicated recommendations reminiscent of legitimacy, democracy and 'civil society' in non-national political platforms. It severely assesses the standard of democracy and legitimacy inside of varied local overseas companies (RIOs); it examines how networks of non-state actors turn into a type of transnational civil society and assesses their power for fixing legitimacy deficits; and it investigates the impression of democratic conditionality in several RIOs.

The participants deepen our knowing of a comparatively new non-state actor at the overseas scene - the neighborhood foreign association - and examine the capability contribution of transnational non-state actors to the standard of governance on the neighborhood level.

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