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Democracy Beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

Andrew Kuper

Abstract

Global organizations are exercising unprecedented power–from the hallowed halls of the UN to the closed boardrooms of multinational corporations. Yet their leaders are often scandalously unaccountable to the people they claim to serve. How can we ensure that global leaders act responsively, and effectively, in the interests of the world’s people? In this lucid and provocative book, Andrew Kuper develops persuasive and practical answers.Democracy Beyond Borders criticizes conventional theories of justice and democracy that focus almost exclusively on the state and its electoral cycles. Kuper sh ... More

Keywords: accountability, balance of powers, citizenship, corporations, democracy, elections, global, globalization, institutional design, institutional reform, International Court of Justice, International Criminal Court, justice, leadership, non-state actors, representation, Responsive Democracy, state, transparency, UN

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199274901
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2004 DOI:10.1093/0199274908.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Kuper, author
Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; Senior Associate of the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, New York

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