The Quiet Power Of Indicators

Author: Sally Engle Merry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107075203
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This highly accessible book investigates the rankings that increasingly influence perceptions of countries' governance and civil rights.

Governance By Indicators

Author: Kevin Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199658242
Size: 29.13 MB
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This book evaluates the creation of indicators, their impact on policy decisions, and the implications of their use.

The Seductions Of Quantification

Author: Sally Engle Merry
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022626131X
Size: 32.17 MB
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As Merry shows, indicators are indeed seductive in their promise of providing concrete knowledge about how the world works, but they are implemented most successfully when paired with context-rich qualitative accounts grounded in local ...

The World Of Indicators

Author: Richard Rottenburg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107086221
Size: 21.93 MB
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Explores the proliferation of indicators and the resulting transformations in entanglements between social science, markets and politics in public life.

Law And Globalization From Below

Author: Boaventura de Sousa Santos
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521607353
Size: 55.41 MB
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An unprecedented attempt to analyze the role of the law in the global movement for social justice.

The Quest For Good Governance

Author: Alina Mungiu-Pippidi
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110711392X
Size: 37.17 MB
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A passionate examination of why international anti-corruption fails to deliver results and how we should understand and build good governance.

Laws And Societies In Global Contexts

Author: Eve Darian-Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521113784
Size: 38.42 MB
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Promotes a global socio-legal perspective that engages with multiple laws and societies and diverse socio-legal systems based on different historical and cultural traditions.

Corruption Inequality And The Rule Of Law

Author: Eric M. Uslaner
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139472372
Size: 13.79 MB
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Instead of focusing on institutional reform, in this book Eric M. Uslaner suggests that the roots of corruption lie in economic and legal inequality, low levels of generalized trust (which are not readily changed), and poor policy choices ...

The Many Faces Of Corruption

Author: J. Edgardo Campos
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821367261
Size: 44.96 MB
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'The Many Faces of Corruption' is an invaluable reference for policymakers, practitioners, andresearchers engaged in the business of development.