Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 July 2015

504 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198747932

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Bookseller Code (06)

Governance by Indicators

Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Edited by Kevin Davis, Angelina Fisher, Benedict Kingsbury, and Sally Engle Merry

Law and Global Governance

  • Ground-breaking study of the use of rankings and indicators, which play an often crucial role in the global allocation of funds and resources, as a tool of good governance in international relations
  • Draws on both empirical and theoretical analysis, combining insights from law, political science, economics, and anthropology
  • Evaluates the effectiveness and reliability of indicators, and their impact on policy decisions, through the lenses of knowledge production and global governance

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