Sources, Processes, and Consequences
Jonas Tallberg is Professor of Political Science at Stockholm University. His research interests are global governance and European Union politics. He currently directs the research program 'Legitimacy in Global Governance' (LegGov), funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond. Previous publications include The Opening Up of International Organizations: Transnational Access in Global Governance (Cambridge University Press, 2013, co-authored) and Leadership and Negotiation in the European Union (Cambridge University Press, 2006). His articles have appeared in journals such as International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, British Journal of Political Science, and European Journal of International Relations. Karin Backstrand is a Professor in Environmental Social Science at the Department of Political Science at Stockholm University. Her research revolves around global environmental politics. Karin's work appears in journals such Global Environmental Politics and European Journal of International Relations. She is co-editor of The Research Handbook on Climate Governance (with Eva Loevbrand, Edward Elgar, 2015), Rethinking the Green State: Environmental Governance towards Climate and Sustainability Transition (with Annica Kronsell, Routledge, 2015) and a special issue in Environmental Politics titled 'Non-state actors in the new landscape of climate cooperation' (with Jonathan Kuyper, Bjoern-Ola Linner and Eva Loevbrand, 2017). Jan Aart Scholte is Professor of Peace and Development in the School of Global Studies at the University of Gothenburg, as well as co-director of the Centre for Global Cooperation Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Previous publications include Globalization: A Critical Introduction (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005) and Building Global Democracy? Civil Society and Accountable Global Governance (editor, Cambridge University Press, 2011). He is a former lead editor of the journal Global Governance.
I. Introduction 1: Jonas Tallberg, Karin Backstrand, and Jan Aart Scholte: Introduction: Legitimacy in Global Governance 2: Hans Agne: Legitimacy in Global Governance Research: How Normative or Sociological Should It Be? II. I. Sources of Legitimacy 3: Lisa M. Dellmuth: Individual Sources of Legitimacy Beliefs: Theory and Data 4: Jan Aart Scholte and Jonas Tallberg: Theorizing the Institutional Sources of Global Governance Legitimacy 5: Jan Aart Scholte: Social Structure and Global Governance Legitimacy III. Processes of Legitimation and Delegitimation 6: Karin Backstrand and Fredrik Soederbaum: Legitimation and Delegitimation in Global Governance: Discursive, Institutional, and Behavioral Practices 7: Magdalena Bexell and Kristina Joensson: Audiences of (De)legitimation in Global Governance 8: Catia Gregoratti and Anders Uhlin: Civil Society Protest and the (De)legitimation of Global Governance Institutions IV. Consequences of Legitimacy 9: Thomas Sommerer and Hans Agne: Consequences of Legitimacy in Global Governance 10: Fariborz Zelli: Effects of Legitimacy Crises in Complex Global Governance V. Commentaries 11: Steven Bernstein: Challenges in the Empirical Study of Global Governance Legitimacy 12: Diana Tussie: Bringing Power and Markets In