Coen and Pegram challenge us to integrate global governance theorising in ways that are pragmatic, policy-oriented and interdisciplinary. One of the most prominent arenas for pursuing this challenge is through a focus on governing transnational production through voluntary and regulatory approaches.
This focus directs attention to the structure and relationships within global value chains which influence the problems, actors, and mechanisms of global governance. Future research needs to explore how multiple governance initiatives within an industry interact, how issue boundaries evolve and change, the local implementation of global rules, and the relationships that shape governance outcomes.
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