Edited by Magnus Boström and Christina Garsten
This book adds a multi-disciplinary organizational perspective to the theoretical analysis of political accountability and argues for a broadening of the conventional understanding of the concepts of responsibility and accountability.
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- Organizing Transnational Accountability
- Figures and tables
- Chapter 1: Organizing for Accountability
- Chapter 2: The United Nations – Soft and Hard: Regulating Social Accountability for Global Business
- Chapter 3: ISO Expands its Business into Social Responsibility
- Chapter 4: Organizing Accountability in Transnational Standards Organizations: The Forest Stewardship Council as a Good Governance Model
- Chapter 5: From Accounts to Accountability: Corporate Self-presentations in Response to Public Criticism
- Chapter 6: Watchdogs Beyond Control? The Accountability of Accounting Standards Organizations
- Chapter 7: Boundaries of Responsible Buying: Accountability for What and to Whom?
- Chapter 8: Rituals of Legitimation: Organizing Accountability in EU Employment Policy
- Chapter 9: The Political Logics of Accountability: From ‘Doing the Right Thing’ to ‘Doing the Thing Right’
- Chapter 10: Agenda Setting for Accountability: The Swedish Code of Corporate Governance
- Chapter 11: Making it all Publicly Available: Four Challenges to Environmental Disclosure
- Chapter 12: Accountability, Public Involvement and (Ir)reversibility
- Chapter 13: The Antinomy of Accountability
- Chapter 14: The Treadmill of Accountability
- Afterword: organizing transnational accountability
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