News from Jan 29, 2010
The behavior of multinational corporations has been an issue of controversy in the 1970s and again since the 1990s in discussions about globalization. The article “Firms, Associations and the Governance of HIV/AIDS in South Africa” by Anna Kristin Müller-Debus, Christian R. Thauer and Tanja A. Börzel analyzes under which conditions and why firms that have an interest in higher standards try to foster state capacities. More specifically, the authors ask what role associations play in this regard.
More information about the journal can be found here. An extract of the article is available here (PDF).