Democracy beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

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Contents
Acknowledgementsix
Introduction: Walking the Tightrope1
1 Context 1
2 Justification 3
1. Global Justice7
Prelude: Rawls' Constructivism and Thin States 8
1 Incorporation: Different Interests of Persons and States 14
2 Toleration: The Universal Scope of Global Justice 18
3 Cohesion: Towards Non-statist Principles of Global Justice 25
4 Realism: Practical Application in a Non-ideal World 34
2. Why Deliberation Cannot Tame Globalisation47
1 The Scale of Politics 48
2 Does Habermas Demand Too Much of Persons and Institutions? 50
3 The Deliberative Hall of Mirrors 61
4 Representation Contra Deliberation 71
3. Representation as Responsiveness75
1 Representation by Whom or What? 75
2 The Role of the Represented 78
3 Judging the Best Interests of the Public 80
4 The Limits of Elections: Accountability, Reliability, Receptivity 90
5 The Democratic Doubters: Schumpeter, Popper, Przeworski 96
6 The Plurality of Powers 100
7 Accountability and Advocacy Agencies: Reducing Power Imbalances 106
8 A Charter of Obligations: Reducing Bureaucracy 113
9 Responsive Global Citizenship: Reducing Passivity 117

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • About the Author ii
  • Democracy Beyond Borders iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction: Walking the Tightrope 1
  • 1: Global Justice 7
  • 2: Why Deliberation Cannot Tame Globalisation 47
  • 3: Representation as Responsiveness 75
  • 4: Transforming Global Institutions 137
  • Conclusion: Responsive Democracy 191
  • Bibliography 205
  • Index 219
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