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Title Governance by indicators : global power through quantification and rankings / edited by Kevin Davis ... [et al.].
Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press [in association with] Institute for International Law and Justice, New York University School of Law, 2012.
Edition 1st ed.

Location Call No. Status Notes
 Law Library  JA 71.7 .G68 2012    CHECKED IN
Description xi, 491 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Law and global governance.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Global governance by indicators / Kevin E. Davis, Benedict Kingsbury, and Sally Engle Merry -- Beyond supply and demand : a political-economic conceptual model / Tim Büthe -- Taming and framing indicators : a legal reconstruction of the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) / Armin von Bogdandy and Matthis Goldmann -- The dynamism of indicators / Wendy Nelson Espeland and Michael Saunder -- Semiotics of indicators : the case of corporate human rights responsibility / Ronen Shamir and Dana Weiss -- Governmentalizing sovereignty : indexes of state fragility and the calculability of political order / Nehal Bhuta -- Re-construction of private indicators for public purposes / Katharina Pistor -- Legal yardsticks : international financial institutions as diagnosticians and designers of the laws of nations / Terence C. Halliday -- From diagnosing under-immunization to evaluating health care systems : immunization coverage indicators as a technology of global governance / Angelina Fisher -- Internally displaced population in Colombia : a case study on the domestic aspects of indicators as technologies of global governance / René Urueña -- Problems of power in the design of indicators of safety and justice in the global south / Christopher Stone -- Measuring human rights : UN indicators in critical perspective / AnnJanette Rosga and Margaret L. Satterthwaite -- The use of indicators to measure government responses to human trafficking / Anne T. Gallagher and Janie Chuang -- Fighting human trafficking or instituting authoritarian control? : the political co-optation of human rights protection in Belarus / Marina Zaloznaya and John Hagan -- Rights-based humanitarian indicators in post-earthquake Haiti / Margaret L. Satterthwaite -- Impact investment indicators : a critical assessment / Sarah Dadush -- Accountability in the generation of governance indicators / Nikhil K. Dutta -- Public regulation of global indicators / Sabino Cassese and Lorenzo Casini.
Subject Political science -- Methodology.
Political indicators.
Ranking and selection (Statistics) -- Political aspects.
Politics, Practical -- Statistical methods.
Added Author Davis, Kevin E.
New York University. Institute for International Law and Justice.
Standard No. 803849909
ISBN 9780199658244 (hbk.)
0199658242 (hbk.)
OCLC # 778325928
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