Global Governance and Public Accountability

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David Held, Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Wiley, Jan 24, 2005 - Political Science - 300 pages
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This volume brings together prominent scholars from the fields of politics and international relations in order to explore questions of crucial importance to the creation of an effective, accountable and legitimate system of global governance.

  • An exploration of questions of crucial importance to the creation of a legitimate system of global governance.
  • Written by a group of prominent international scholars and experts of global governance.
  • Provides a comprehensive analysis of major arenas of global decision-making.
  • Evaluates the democratic quality of current efforts to manage global issues.

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About the author (2005)

David Held is Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of Democracy and the Global Order (Polity, 1995), Models of Democracy (Second Edition, Polity, 1996), and Global Covenant (Polity 2004); the co-author of Global Transformations (Polity, 1999) and Globalization/Anti-Globalization (Polity 2002); and the editor or co-editor of Prospects for Democracy (Polity, 1993), Cosmopolitan Democracy (Polity 1995), Re-imagining Political Community (Polity 1998) and Governing Globalization (Polity, 2002).

Mathias Koenig-Archibugi is Lecturer in Global Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the co-editor of Taming Globalization (Polity, 2003).

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