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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    DUE 09-02-16
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.)
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