By Juan Díaz Canales
Detective John Blacksad returns, with a brand new case that takes him to a Nineteen Fifties New Orleans jam-packed with sizzling jazz and cold-blooded homicide! employed to find the destiny of a celebrated pianist, Blacksad unearths his most deadly secret but in the course of medicines, voodoo, the rollicking surroundings of Mardi Gras, and the darkish underbelly that it hides!
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6). The Global Compact “works a co-optation of human rights discourse without teeth” (Cutler, 2008: 208). In this perspective, it represents an attempt to normalize, neutralize, and legitimize the increasing power of transnational companies over nature and labor in the South. indd 14 4/23/2010 11:43:03 AM Introduction: Partnerships, Democracy 15 wage-laborers in the South (Soederberg, 2006: 54ff). In sum, partnerships threaten democratic values as part of a larger trend: “virtually no aspect of democratic politics seems to have gone unmarked by the penetration of market logic, and it is increasingly problematic to even speak of ‘democracy,’ as politics have become embedded, more and more, in markets” (Lipschutz, 2005: 173).
The author posits that, through such practices, the prospects of democratizing global governance are being hindered. In Chapter 11, we draw overall conclusions on the four main themes of the volume that were outlined at the beginning of this chapter. We also point to fruitful agendas for continued research on the democratic credentials of public-private partnerships. Note 1. In this chapter, we use the term “transnational” partnerships rather than “global” partnerships, as the latter gives a skewed picture of their scope.
Furthermore, it is common for businesses to be part of networked operations and integrated supply chains. Taken together, this calls for a complementary model if we want to understand public-private partnerships involving corporate actors better. Nonexclusive relationships In principle, the principal-agent relationship is exclusive. There is to be one primary, hierarchically represented, relationship that supplies goals and directives for agents to follow. The standard view of the for-profit firm provides us with tools for boundary setting around corporations.