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Special issue on The Politics of Numbers

 

Special Issue of Review of International Studies

The Politics of Numbers:
The Normative Agendas of Global Benchmarking

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Contents

The Politics of Numbers: The Normative Agendas of Global Benchmarking. Review of International Studies 41(5): pp. 813–18.
André Broome & Joel Quirk

Governing the World at a Distance: The Practice of Global Benchmarking. Review of International Studies 41(5): pp. 819–41.
André Broome & Joel Quirk

Human Security Benchmarks: Governing Human Wellbeing at a Distance. Review of International Studies 41(5): pp. 843–63.
Alexandra Homolar

Global Benchmarking Networks: The Cases of Disaster Risk Reduction and Supply Chains. Review of International Studies 41(5): pp. 865–86.
Tony Porter

How Activists Use Benchmarks: Reformist and Revolutionary Benchmarks for Global Economic Justice. Review of International Studies 41(5): pp. 887–904.
Leonard Seabrooke & Duncan Wigan

Benchmarking Global Supply Chains: The Power of the ‘Ethical Audit’ Regime. Review of International Studies 41(5): pp. 905–24.
Genevieve LeBaron & Jane Lister

Addressing the Compliance Gap? UN Initiatives to Benchmark the Human Rights Performance of States and Corporations. Review of International Studies 41(5): pp. 925–45.
James Harrison & Sharifah Sekalala

Benchmarking and Blame Games: Exploring the Contestation of the Millennium Development Goals. Review of International Studies 41(5): pp. 947–67.
Liam Clegg

Climate Change Benchmarking: Constructing a Sustainable Future?. Review of International Studies 41(5): pp. 969–92.
Caroline Kuzemko

The Limits of Global Authority: World Bank Benchmarks in Ethiopia and Malawi. Review of International Studies 41(5): pp. 993–1010.
Ole Jacob Sending & Jon Harald Sande Lie

 

 
British International Studies Association (BISA)
Best Article Prize Winners

The 2016 BISA Best Article Prize for Review of International Studies was awarded to André Broome & Joel Quirk for their article:

Governing the World at a Distance: The Practice of Global Benchmarking

Review of International Studies 41(5): pp. 819–41.

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Edited by André Broome & Joel Quirk
The 2015 Special Issue of Review of International Studies contains an introduction and 9 original research articles on the politics of numbers and the practice of global benchmarking in world politics.


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