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Transnational Financial Associations And The Governance Of Global Finance

Author : Heather McKeen-Edwards
ISBN : 9780415659741
Genre : Business & Economics
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The role of business in global governance is now widely recognized, but exploration of its role in global financial governance has been more haphazard than systematic. This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of the role of transnational financial associations (TFAs) in the organization of global finance. This book develops three theoretical themes of assemblage, functionality, and power as enrolment. These themes challenge approaches that treat financial power as emanating from a single location or force. Whilst existing approaches tend to treat TFAs as irrelevant or as merely transmitting power originating elsewhere, this book argues that power must be created by painstakingly assembling actors, networks, and objects that are often quite autonomous and working at cross purposes to one another—a process in which TFAs play a central role. The book explores these themes in chapters examining the roles of TFAs in interacting with public authorities, constructing global financial markets, and creating financial communities. The authors additionally analyse the roles of TFAs in the European Union, in the Global South, and in promoting goals other than profitability, including Islamic finance, microfinancing, savings banks and cooperatives. Making a distinctive contribution to our understanding of global finance and global governance, Transnational Financial Associations and the Governance of Global Finance is an important book for students and scholars of international political economy, finance, global governance and international relations.

Transnational Financial Regulation After The Crisis

Author : Tony Porter
ISBN : 9781317816713
Genre : Business & Economics
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The global financial crisis that began in 2007 was the most destructive since the 1930s. The rapid spread of the crisis across borders and the complexity of these cross-border linkages highlighted the importance for authorities of working together in responding to the crisis. This book examines the transnational response that relied heavily on a set of relatively informal transnational regulatory groupings that had been constructed over previous decades. During the crisis these arrangements were made stronger and more inclusive, but they remain very complex. Thousands of pages of new rules have been created by various transnational bodies, and the implementation of these rules relies heavily on domestic law and regulation and private rules and practices. This book analyses this complex response, showing that its overly technical and incremental character, the persistence of tensions between transnational processes and state-centred politics, and the ongoing power of private actors, have made the regulatory response fall short of what is needed. Transnational Financial Regulation after the Crisis provides new insights that are relevant for theory and practice, not only for transnational financial regulation, but for global governance more generally.

Private Authority And International Affairs

Author : A. Claire Cutler
ISBN : 0791441199
Genre : Business & Economics
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Explores in detail the degree to which private sector firms are beginning to replace governments in "governing" some areas of international relations.

Contextual Teaching And Learning

Author : Elaine B. Johnson
ISBN : 0761978658
Genre : Business & Economics
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Elaine Johnson demonstrates how implementing contextual teaching and learning can change students’ lives and help them achieve academic excellence.

Confronting Consumption

Author : Thomas Princen
ISBN : 0262661284
Genre : Business & Economics
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Essays that offer ecological, social, and political perspectives on the problem of overconsumption.

Seventeen Contradictions And The End Of Capitalism

Author : David Harvey
ISBN : 9780199360260
Genre : Business & Economics
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"David Harvey examines the internal contradictions within the flow of capital that have precipitated recent crises. While the contradictions have made capitalism flexible and resilient, they also contain the seeds of systemic catastrophe"--

Crisis And Control

Author : Renate Mayntz
ISBN : 3593396718
Genre : Business & Economics
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In reaction to the international financial crisis of 2007, a network of social scientists from seven countries analyzed the various changes in the regulation of financial markets, and this book presents their results. The articles published herein show patterns of institutional change that were triggered by the economic crisis on different political levels, of their implementation and effectiveness, as well as their results. An indispensible tool for political scientists, Crisis and Control contributes significantly to the theory of institutional change.

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