This volume, edited by KFG research director Tanja A. Börzel and Prof. Vera van Hüllen, explores the conditions under which regional organizations engage in governance transfer in and to areas of limited statehood. The comparison of 12 regional organizations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East shows that regional organizations have not only institutionalized commitments to human rights, democracy, the rule of law, and the fight against corruption.
They have also developed more detailed prescriptions of these 'good' governance standards and established similar instruments to promote and protect them in their member states. The authors argue that a global script of governance transfer by regional organizations is emerging. Rather than developing from a central model, however, this is patched together by regional and national actors who are translating governance standards and instruments into their local context.
"Governance Transfer by Regional Organizations. Patching Together a Global Script", edited by Tanja A. Börzel and Vera van Hüllen, will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in February 2015.
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Börzel, Tanja A./van Hüllen, Vera (eds) 2015: Governance Transfer by Regional Organizations. Patching Together a Global Script, Houndsmill: Palgrave Macmillan.
ISBN (Print): 9781137385635
ISBN (Ebook/EPUB): 9781137385659