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Global Governance from Regional Perspectives: A Critical View

Anna Triandafyllidou


This book investigates, discusses, and confronts the different cultural and geopolitical understandings of global governance in different regions of the world. The main research questions addressed are: What does governance (as opposed to government, for instance) mean in different regions of the world? How does it relate to concepts like power, legitimacy, state, citizenship? Concepts of power are culturally informed, and the same is true for notions of citizenship, government, governance, and rule of law. Language also defines what can be ‘said’ and ‘thought of’. How is the notion of global ... More

Keywords: global governance, critical perspective, regional worlds, worldling, cultural perspective, spatial context, power, legitimacy, west-centrism

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198793342
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198793342.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anna Triandafyllidou, editor
Professor and Director of Cultural Pluralism, Global Governance Programme (GGP), the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS), European University Institute

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Part I Critical Approaches to Global Governance

4 Democracy and Global Governance

Daniele Archibugi with Marco Cellini

Part II Regional Perspectives on Global Governance

6 An African Perspective on Global Governance

Thomas Kwasi Tieku and Linnéa Gelot

8 Global Governance with Chinese Characteristics?

Niall Duggan, Wei Shen, and Jörn-Carsten Gottwald

9 A ‘Rashomon’ Story

José Antonio Sanahuja

12 Pluralizing Global Governance

Anna Triandafyllidou

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