Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings
Kevin Davis, Angelina Fisher, Benedict Kingsbury, Sally Engle Merry
OUP Oxford, 05 հլս, 2012 թ. - 504 էջ
The use of indicators as a technique of global governance is increasing rapidly. Major examples include the World Bank's Doing Business Indicators, the World Bank's Good Governance and Rule of Law indicators, the Millennium Development Goals, and the indicators produced by Transparency International. Human rights indicators are being developed in the UN and regional and advocacy organizations. The burgeoning production and use of indicators has not, however, been accompanied by systematic comparative study of, or reflection on, the implications, possibilities, and pitfalls of this practice. This book furthers the study of these issues by examining the production and history of indicators, as well as relationships between the producers, users, subjects, and audiences of indicators. It also explores the creation, use, and effects of indicators as forms of knowledge and as mechanisms of making and implementing decisions in global governance. Using insights from case studies, empirical work, and theoretical approaches from several disciplines, the book identifies legal, policy, and normative implications of the production and use of indicators as a tool of global governance.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
INDICATORS POWER AND AUTHORITY IN GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
TRANSLATION TRANSPLANTATION AND ADAPTATION THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GLOBAL AND LOCAL IN INDICATOR PRODU...
CASE STUDIES ASSESSING THE STRENGTHS PROBLEMS AND EFFECTS OF INDICATORS IN HUMAN RIGHTS HUMANITARIAN ASSIST...
Այլ խմբագրություններ - View all
accessed August accountability actors agencies anti-trafficking assessment Belarus Belarusian Colombia compliance concept context corporate human rights countries country’s Court create credit rating agencies decision-making decisions demand domestic EBRD economic effective Espeland evaluation example experts fragility framework Freedom House funds global governance groups Haiti human rights responsibility human trafficking humanitarian Ibid ICRG IFIs impact investing Index institutions Internal Displacement internally displaced persons International Law intervention investors involved issues Kingsbury law school legitimacy measure monitoring networks NGOs normative OECD OHCHR organizations participation percent performance PISA political principles problem produced Project public authority rankings ratings regulation Review risk role score social and environmental specific stakeholders standards statistical Strategy survey targets Technology of Global tion TIP Report Trafficking in Human Trafficking in Persons UNHCR University Press USAID users vaccine WBDI WHO’s World Bank