Global governance and the democratic deficit: stifling the voice of the South
Glenn, John (2008) Global governance and the democratic deficit: stifling the voice of the South. Third World Quarterly, 29, (2), 217-238. (doi:10.1080/01436590701806798).
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This paper examines the democratic credentials of three key international institutions (the imf, World Bank and the wto) with regard to the majority of developing countries. In so doing the paper argues that we need to understand the democratic deficit of these institutions not only in terms of input legitimacy, but also in terms of output legitimacy and procedural fairness. The level and quality of these three aspects of democracy vary depending upon the international institution in question, but each of these institutions suffers from a democratic deficit in all three spheres. The paper therefore puts forward several reform proposals in order to overcome the problems outlined.
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||doi:10.1080/01436590701806798|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Politics and International Relations
|Date Deposited:||21 May 2009|
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2016 12:23|
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