Combining normative analysis and theory-driven empirical research
in a comparative framework, this volume clarifies and explains the
connections between regional international governance, legitimacy
and democracy. It focuses on the quality of democracy and the
legitimacy of policy making in multilevel regional systems. The
volume offers a much-needed clarification of confusing concepts
such as legitimacy, democracy and 'civil society' in non-national
political systems. It critically assesses the quality of democracy
and legitimacy within different Regional International
Organizations (RIOs); it examines how networks of non-state actors
become a kind of transnational civil society and assesses their
potential for solving legitimacy deficits; and it investigates the
impact of democratic conditionality in different RIOs. The
contributors deepen our understanding of a relatively new non-state
actor on the international scene - the regional international
organization - and investigate the potential contribution of
transnational non-state actors to the quality of governance at the
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||Non-State Actors in International Law, Politics and Governance Series
Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann
• Anna van der Vleuten
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