International handbook on informal governance / edited by Thomas Christiansen, Christine Neuhold. - Cheltenham, U.K. ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2012. - xii, 574 p. : ill.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1 Introduction / Thomas Christiansen and Christine Neuhold -- pt. 1. Theoretical and normative perspectives on informal governance -- 2 Formal institutions and informal institutional arrangements / Michael Brie and Erhard Stolting --3 Informal governance and democratic theory / Hans-Joachim Lauth -- 4 Informal politics: the normative challenge / Christine Reh -- 5 Informal institutions and comparative politics: a research agenda / Gretchen Helmke and Steven Levitsky -- pt. 2. The practice of informal governance across the globe -- 6 Informal governance in the United States: Capitol Hill networks / Roberta Haar -- 7 Subversive institutions and informal governance in contemporary Russia / Vladimir Gel'man -- 8 On informal politics in East Asia / Lowell Dittmer -- 9 Un-civil society: the politics of the 'informal people' / Asef Bayat -- 10 Clientelism, corruption and political cartels: informal governance in Southern Europe / Jonathan Hopkin -- pt. 3. Informal governance and international institutions --11 Informal governance in international relations / Thomas Conzelmann -- 12 Informal governance at the United Nations / Courtney B. Smith -- 13 Informal governance and the G8 / Sieglinde Gstohl -- 14 Evolving trade governance on the formal-informal spectrum: the case of the World Trade Organization / Amrita Narlikar -- 15 Non-state actors and global informal governance: the case of ICANN / Jonathan Weinberg -- 16 Business and usual? Informal EU governance and alternative methods of policy-making / Otto Holman -- pt. 4. Informal governance and European institutions -- 17 Formal and informal institutions in the EU's legislative process / Adrienne Heritier -- 18 The European Parliament as a driving force in informal institution-building: the hard case of the EP's relation with the High Representative for the CFSP / Ben Crum -- 19 Informal governance and the decision-making of the Council of Ministers / Dorothee Heisenberg -- 20 Informal governance in the EU: the European Commission versus the European Parliament / Jeffrey Stacey -- 21 Informal governance and the Rome Treaties / Thomas Gijswijt -- pt. 5. Informal governance within different policy domains -- 22 Informal governance and the networks in EU foreign policy / Arnout Justaert and Stephan Keukeleire -- 23 Financial services regulation and informal governance / Alan Hardacre -- 24 Informal governance of emerging technologies in Africa / Matthew Harsh -- 25 European economic and monetary policy-making through informal governance / Uwe Puetter -- 26 Informal governance in higher education reform: the Bologna process in Europe / Paul Furlong -- 27 Informal European asylum governance in an international context / Maarten Vink and Claudia Engelmann.

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