1. Accountability or Good Decisions.Jens Steffek & Maria Paola Ferretti - 2009 - Global Society 23 (1):37-57.
    Civil society participation in international and European governance is often promoted as a remedy to its much-lamented democratic deficit. We argue in this paper that this claim needs refinement because civil society participation may serve two quite different purposes: it may either enhance the democratic accountability of intergovernmental organisations and regimes, or the epistemic quality of rules and decisions made within them. (...).
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  2. Praxis as a Perspective on International Politics.Gunther Hellmann & Jens Steffek (eds.) - 2022 - Bristol: Bristol University Press.
    Bringing together leading figures in the study of international relations, this collection explores praxis as a perspective on international politics and law. It builds on the transdisciplinary work of Friedrich Kratochwil to reveal the scope, limits and blind spots of praxis theorizing.
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  3. Embedded Liberalism and its Critics: Justifying Global Governance in the American Century.Jens Steffek - 2006 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    Focusing on the development of justificatory discourse on global governance, Steffek examines how differing conceptions of distributive and social justice have played a role in negotiations in the domains of security, economics, and protecting the environment.
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    Public Accountability and the Public Sphere of International Governance.Jens Steffek - 2010 - Ethics and International Affairs 24 (1):45-67.
    Steffek advocates a return to a conception of public accountability as accountability to the wider public. He investigates the prospects for this beyond the state, which depends on the emergence of a transnational public sphere, consisting of media and organized civil society.
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