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Transnational Communities: Shaping Global Economic Governance

Transnational communities are social groups that emerge from mutual interaction across national boundaries, oriented around a common project or 'imagined' identity. This common project or identity is constructed and sustained through the active engagement and involvement of at least some of its... Full description

1st Person: Djelic, Marie-Laure [Editor]
Additional Persons: Quack, Sigrid [Editor]
Type of Publication: Book
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2010
Keywords: Management > Organisation Studies > Sociology > Organisational Sociology
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Table of Contents:
  • List of figures page; List of tables; List of appendices; Notes on contributors; Preface; ; Part I Introduction; Transnational communities and governance; Marie-Laure Djelic and Sigrid Quack; Global structures: markets, organizations, networks – and communities?; Renate Mayntz; ; Part II Classical communities with a transnational extension; The multiple layers of a transnational “imagined community”:; the notion and reality of the ethnic Chinese business community; Heidi Dahles; From cross-border exchange networks to transnational trading; practices? The case of shuttle traders in Laleli, Istanbul; Mine Eder and Özlem Öz; ; Part III Professional communities with a transnational extension; Transnational boards and governance regimes: a Franco-British; comparison; Charles Harvey and Mairi Maclean; Private equity in Japan: global financial markets and transnational; communities; Glenn Morgan and Izumi Kubo; Formal organizing and transnational communities: evidence from; global finance governance associations, 1879–2006; Asma A. Hussain and Marc J. Ventresca; Promoting transnational professionalism: forays of the “Big Firm”; accounting community into France; Carlos Ramirez; ; Part IV Virtual communities; Gift-giving, transnational communities, and skill-building in; developing countries: the case of free/open source software; Anca Metiu; Epistemic communities and social movements: transnational; dynamics in the case of Creative Commons; Leonhard Dobusch and Sigrid Quack; ; Part V Transnational interest- or issue-based communities; The transnational temperance community; Mark Lawrence Schrad; Industrial democracy in the European Community: trade unions; as a defensive transnational community, 1968–1988; Thomas Fetzer; The making of a comprehensive transnational discourse community; Dieter Plehwe; Global warming, transnational communities, and economic; entrepreneurship: the case of carbon capture and storage (CCS); Åge Mariussen; Communities of practice as cause and consequence of transnational; governance: the evolution of social and environmental certification; Tim Bartley and Shawna N. Smith; ; Part VI Conclusion; Transnational communities and their impact on the governance; of business and economic activity; Marie-Laure Djelic and Sigrid Quack; ; Index; ;

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