Democracy beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

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Index
abuse of power 101 , 102 , 105 , 127 , 146-7 , 196 , 202-3
see also accountability ; deception ; representation ; secrecy
Ackerman, B. 38
accountability: limits of electoral mechanisms of 91 , 93-6 ; system-centric versus agent-centric 77-8
see also advocacy and accountability agencies ; Global Accountability Project ; representation
Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ) (United Nations) 177-8
advocacy and accountability agencies 5 , 106-13 , 115 , 127 , 132 n, 182 , 164 , 189-90 , 199
agenda setting 67 , 73
Agenda for Democratization (Boutros-Ghali) 158-9
agents: and representation 76-7 , 100 ; vulnerability of 89 n, 90
see also advocacy and accountability agencies ; capabilities ; experts ; non-governmental organisations ; rulers ; transnational corporations
amicus curiae153-5
anti-globalisation movement 124
Archibugi, D. 161 , 162
Arendt, H. 17 n
Aristotle 62-3
Assemblies see Global Assembly ; United Nations General Assembly authorities see governments; polyarchy ; rulers ; sovereignty
authority: reason and 47-8 , 50-6
see also governments ; legitimacy ; plurarchy ; plurality of powers ; representation ; rulers ; separation of powers ; sovereignty
balance of powers see separation of powers ; plurality of powers
ballots see elections
Barry, B. 24 n
Beitz, C. 23 , 24 n
Benhabib, S. 52 n, 66 n, 67 n
Bohman, J. 52 n
borders see political boundaries
boundaries see political boundaries
Boutros-Ghali, B. 158-9
bribery see corruption
bureaucracy: new definition of 105-6 ; Weberian definition of 105 n; methods for reducing 113-17 ; spectre of 105 , 202-3
capabilities 40-1 n n, 89-90
Carens, J. 39
centralisation: and decentralisation 5 , 29
channels of dissent see advocacy and accountability agencies
channels of scrutiny see advocacy and accountability agencies
charities 154 n
Charter of Obligations 5 , 113-17 , 126 , 134 , 200
Childers, E. 173-4 , 178
choice see social choice
citizens: as agents in a division of labour 78-80 , 120-2 ; control over rulers and system 4-5 , 9 , 33 n, 49-51 , 125-7 , 167 ; danger of passivity 106 , 121 , 122 ; as free and equal 12 , 22-3 ; judging best interests of 12 , 80-90 ; limits of communitarian and nationalist models of 122-34 ; limits of deliberative models of 55-74 ; motivations of 128-34 ; overload of obligation 72 n, 120 ; as reasonable and rational 11-12 ; rights of 12-13 , 41-2 , 192-202
see also citizenship ; communication ; democracy ; public sphere ; Responsive Democracy
citizens' juries 63 , 195
citizenship: basis of 128-36 ; contrast with Habermas and Rawls 192-202 ; in pluralistic societies 48-9 ; limits of 135-6 ; moral versus political 118-20 ; responsive global citizenship 117-36 ; world citizenship as aspiration 118
see also citizens ; democracy ; Responsive Democracy

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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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