Global Governance Depoliticized: Knowledge Networks, Scientization,and Anti-Policy

  • Stone D
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First edition. Description based upon print version of record. 8: Depoliticization as a Coordination Problem: Functional Change in a System of Multilevel Economic Governance This volume redefines the research agenda for studying anti-politics and contemporary governance, and presents and examines new case-study material from a range of countries and policy areas. Cover; Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance; Copyright; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Figures; Tables; List of Abbreviations; List of Contributors; Part I: Theoretical Innovations; 1: Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Clarity, Concepts, and Contestation; 1.3 Paradigms, Risks, and Self-Evident Truths; 1.4 Linkages, Tensions, and Nexus Politics; 1.5 Governance, Complexity, and Change; 1.6 Structure, Themes, and Framework; References 2: The Janus Face of Governance Theory: Depoliticizing or Repoliticizing Public Governance?2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Depoliticization and Repoliticization: What is at Stake?; 2.3 Sources of Depoliticization in the New Managerialist Governance Perspective; 2.4 Sources of Repoliticization in the Political Science Perspective on Governance; 2.5 Political Meta-Governance as the Key to Repoliticizing Governance; 2.6 Discussion and Conclusion: Reflections on the Limits to Repoliticization; References; 3: Depoliticization, Repoliticization, and Deliberative Systems; 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Deliberation and Depoliticization3.2.1 Depoliticization as a Means to Deliberation; 3.2.2 Deliberation as a Means to Depoliticization; 3.3 Deliberation: Political and Democratic?; 3.4 Depoliticization and Repoliticization in the Deliberative System; 3.5 Repoliticizing Institutional Design; 3.6 Conclusion: The Need for Democratic Meta-Deliberation; References; 4: Politicization, New Media, and Everyday Deliberation; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Can Everyday Talk be Considered a Form of Deliberation?; 4.3 Everyday Talk and the Three Faces of Politicization 4.4 Deliberation in a Networked Media Environment4.5 Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; Part II: Conceptual and Methodological Development; 5: Global Governance Depoliticized: Knowledge Networks, Scientization,and Anti-Policy; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Depoliticization; 5.3 Problems and Processes of Global Governance; 5.4 Global Civil Society; 5.5 Knowledge Networks and the Scientization of Global Rule; 5.6 Discussion and Conclusion: Anti-Policy and Depoliticized Transnational Administration; References; 6: ASEAN, Anti-Politics, and Human Rights; 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Crises, Competing Interests, and Reform6.3 ASEANś Reform and Regional Activism; 6.4 ASEANś Human Rights Turn; 6.5 The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights; 6.6 Conclusion: Restructuring, and Depoliticizing, Regional Governance; References; 7: Multilevel Governance and Depoliticization; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Concept Specification; 7.3 The Technocratic Logic; 7.4 Deficits of Pluralism; 7.5 The `Shadow of Hierarchy ́and its Limits; 7.6 The Absence of `Fire Alarms;́ 7.7 Conclusion; References; Part III: New Empirical Horizons




Stone, D. (2017). Global Governance Depoliticized: Knowledge Networks, Scientization,and Anti-Policy. In P. Fawcett, M. Flinders, C. Hay, & M. Wood (Eds.), Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance (Vol. 1, pp. 1–26). Oxford University Press. Retrieved from

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