Governance Transfer by Regional Organizations: Patching by Tanja A. Börzel, V. van Hüllen, Vera van Hüllen

By Tanja A. Börzel, V. van Hüllen, Vera van Hüllen

This quantity explores the stipulations below which neighborhood agencies interact in governance move in and to components of constrained statehood. The authors argue international script of governance move by way of neighborhood firms is rising, the place neighborhood and nationwide actors are adapting governance criteria and tools to their neighborhood context.

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2 Mapping Governance Transfer by 12 Regional Organizations: A Global Script in Regional Colors Tanja A. Börzel and Sören Stapel Introduction Studies on governance transfer by regional organizations (ROs) are on the rise. The extant literature has mainly focused on democracy and human rights (for an overview see Pevehouse forthcoming; McMahon and Baker 2006). Meanwhile, the promotion of other governance standards, such as the rule of law and the fight against corruption, have received far less attention (but see Jakobi 2013a; Zürn et al.

Börzel and Sören Stapel 37 of legitimate governance institutions did not necessarily go hand in hand with the precision of its content. In some cases, precision deviates significantly from the initial prescription of standards. Alternatively, ROs started by putting forward more precise norms without setting any abstract standards or subsuming them under the abstract standards. While ROs initially showed their commitment to the promotion of legitimate governance institutions in their member states, an elaboration of what they actually meant by these commitments often only followed several years later.

Finally, NAFTA itself does not prescribe many standards in need of promotion in the first place. Increasing precision of governance transfer The precision of standards In the operationalization of governance transfer, we have put forward a more nuanced understanding of the rather abstract standards of democracy, human rights, rule of law, and the fight against corruption. This operationalization allows us to examine the prescription of more specific norms over time. Results indicate that the introduction of standards Tanja A.

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