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The discursive democratisation of global climate governance

Stevenson, Hayley; Dryzek, John


The global governance of climate change represents one of the more profound and, to date, intractable sets of problems confronting humanity. Legitimacy, accountability, fairness, and representation matter as well as effectiveness. In the absence of effective centralised authority, these democratic norms need to be sought in a polycentric context. An approach to democratisation is advanced that de-emphasises authoritative formal institutions, and instead operates in the more informal realm of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Politics
DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2012.651898


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