Global Governance Notes

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-Territory
-Monopoly of Violence

Governance
-Governance is about rules (rules aren't there until they're put there.) -Setting the rules -Applying and interpreting the rules -Enforcing the rules -Key Questions: ~Which Rules? ~Who will do the things above? ~To whom do the rules apply? -Meta-rules: rules about setting,applying,interpreting the rules.

-Governance is about managing the rules in order to enhance the legitimacy of the public realm. -Public Realm: the rules, rule-makers, meta-rules, etc. -Legitimate in the eyes of the rule-followers (Coercion=Costly/ Consent=Cheaper) How to Judge -Efficiency: the rules seem to work (outcomes) -Procedural: the rules seem to be fair (process) How to judge legitimacy? ~Voice/ Access / Democratic Procedures ~Transparency / Accountability

-Circularity of Governance

-Rules are institutions -Formal (written) or informal (unwritten) -Includes behavioral codes and norms -”Humanly devised constraints that shape human interaction” (Humans came up with it) -They limit the set of “possible” choices -They reduce uncertainty, making interaction easier -They can be altered -Usually only gradually-institutions are “sticky” -However big shocks can produce big changes

-Putting the “global” in global governance -”What does a “rule” mean in the global context?” -Rules about what? -Who are the rule-makers, interpreters, and enforcers? -What makes the global governance system legitimate?

Who’s Governing?

-Nation-States (or “network states?”)
-Network of States (e.g. NAFTA)
-Networks of International Organizations (e.g. the UN)
-Regional/ Local Governments (devolution of power)
-NGOs (and networks of NGOs) (Red Cross, Al Qaida) Corporation=McD’s/Wal-Mart
-Social-Movements (and networks of movements)
-Global public opinion and the global media
-The marketplace (no one and everyone) (Amoral)
-Who’s really

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