Sub-theme 32: The Privatization of Regulation

Marie-Laure Salles, Essec Business School, France
Sébastien Mena, Cass Business School, City University London, UK
Luc Brès, Laval University, Canada
Session I: Thursday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, E1
Neoliberalism and Private Regulation
Chair: Luc Brès
Andrea Mennicken, Anna Alon and Anna Samsonova-Taddei
Dynamics and limits of regulatory privatization: Audit quality control in Russia, 1985–2015
Marie-Laure Salles
Knowledge regimes and the privatization of transnational regulation – The Atlas Network and politics of influence in the climate change regulatory field
Johanna Järvelä and Lotta Aho
From neo-liberal dream to hard law: Environmental regulation of mining in Chile
Session II: Thursday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Global Standards - Room: E1
Chair: Marie-Laure Djelic
Matt Gitsham, Ajit Nayak and Jonathan Gosling
Understanding the role of the private sector in the growth and spread of regulation. A Ricoeurian perspective on the role of business leaders in shaping the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Simon Parker and Paul Palmer
The power of soft-regulation within “bureaucratic” organizations: Emptiness, ambiguity and the conditions of possibility for accreditation
Ntsonde Joël and Morgane Le Breton
The regulation of transparency: The materialization of an ideal into technologies of government
Parallel Stream B: Public-private Partnerships - Room: E2
Chair: Sébastien Mena
Emmanuel Josserand and Sarah Kaine
Regulation and the dynamic adjustment of public-private governance: The case of Port Botany, Sydney
Helen Micheaux and Ntsonde Joël
The emergence of hybrid co-regulation: Empirical evidence and rationale in the field of e-waste management
Brice Laurent, Eva Boxenbaum, Alexandre Mallard and Aurélie Tricoire
Labelling to regulate: Analysis of a market-based form of governance in the construction industry
Session III: Thursday, July 07, 16:00 to 17:30, E1
Evidence from the Apparel Industry
Chair: Luc Brès
Kristin Huber and Maximilian J.L. Schormair
The ambiguity of multi-stakeholder governance: An exploratory study of the “Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh”
Juliane Reinecke and Jimmy Donaghey
Representing the unrepresented: Legitimacy of claim making in private governance regimes
José Carlos Marques
Private regulatory strategies: Theory and evidence from the global apparel industry
Session IV: Friday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Challengers, Activists, and Private Regulation - Room: E1
Chair: Sébastien Mena
Roger Berquier, Isabelle Martinez and Delphine Gibassier
Soft actors in private regulation processes: Challenger organizations’ direct and indirect work in shaping future environmental accounting standards
Johnny Boghossian and José Carlos Marques
How the Canadian fur industry saved its hide: Examining a state-led countermovement
David Monciardini
Lawyers, accountants and financial analysts competing rationales in regulating CSR disclosure
Parallel Stream B: CSR and Stakeholders - Room: E2
Chair: Marie-Laure Djelic
Jennifer Goodman, Daniel Arenas and Laura Albareda
Multi-stakeholder initiatives as a dynamic of integration and contestation
Damien Krichewsky
CSR public policies in India’s democracy: Economizing the political regulation of corporate conduct
Abiel Sebhatu, Karl Wennberg and Stefan Arora-Jonsson
Competition and segregation: An empirical test of Hirschman’s theory on exit and voice and its effects on pupil segregation in Swedish schools
Session V: Friday, July 08, 14:00 to 15:30, E1
Self- or Co-regulation?
Chair: Luc Brès
Leslie E. Sekerka and Derek Stimel
Play fair! Use of inverted moral markets to impose self-regulatory constraint
Olivier Butzbach
The joint production of norms: Co-regulation in the British building societies industry, 1936–1986
Nora Lohmeyer and Rami Kaplan
A corporate power perspective on the privatization of regulation: Neoliberalization, co-optation, and the rise of a privatized approach to corporate embeddedness in Germany, 1998–2010
Véronique Steyer, Sébastien Picard and Xavier Philippe
The intermediary role of corporations in shaping regulation: Organizing accountability and legitimation ties in the vaccine industry
Session VI: Saturday, July 09, 09:00 to 10:30, E1
Uneven Private and Public Regulations
Chair: Sébastien Mena
Anissa Djabi and Karim Medjad
The spirit of the soft law: a comparison of the French and American policies against ethno-racial discrimination in the workplace
Maja Tampe
In the blind spot of a strong state: Transnational private governance in the cocoa sector of Bahia, Brazil
Thomas Reverdy
Performativity struggles in the design of the electricity market: Economization and politicization of demand-side response in France
Session VII: Saturday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, E1
The International Interplay between Public and Private Regulations
Chair: Marie-Laure Djelic
Jette Steen Knudsen and Jeremy Moon
Government regulation of international Corporate Social Responsibility
Hyemi Shin
Die hard: The changing role of the nation-state in the making
Valerie Arnhold
Normalizing Fukushima: The nuclear accident as a regulatory success for European safety agencies