Introduction

Global Governance by Indicators

Kevin E. Davis, Benedict Kingsbury, Sally Merry

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    Abstract

    This introductory chapter considers the increase of use and production of indicators in global governance. It first identifies the primary characteristics of indicators and then studies the features of governance and global governance. The next section presents a number of hypotheses regarding the implications of, and the reasons for, the use of indicators in global governance. This chapter also highlights several important insights that are presented in the following chapters and presents an overview of the book.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationGovernance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings
    PublisherOxford University Press
    ISBN (Electronic)9780199949915
    ISBN (Print)9780199658244
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Sep 20 2012

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    Keywords

    • Global governance
    • Implications
    • Indicators
    • Primary characteristics

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Social Sciences(all)

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    Davis, K. E., Kingsbury, B., & Merry, S. (2012). Introduction: Global Governance by Indicators. In Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0001

    Introduction : Global Governance by Indicators. / Davis, Kevin E.; Kingsbury, Benedict; Merry, Sally.

    Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings. Oxford University Press, 2012.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

    Davis, KE, Kingsbury, B & Merry, S 2012, Introduction: Global Governance by Indicators. in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0001
    Davis KE, Kingsbury B, Merry S. Introduction: Global Governance by Indicators. In Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings. Oxford University Press. 2012 https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0001
    Davis, Kevin E. ; Kingsbury, Benedict ; Merry, Sally. / Introduction : Global Governance by Indicators. Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings. Oxford University Press, 2012.
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