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Codes of Conduct: Ein Guetesiegel fuer die Legitimitaet von NGOs? – Eine Untersuchung anhand der Diskurstheorie des Rechts von Juergen Habermas (Codes of Conduct: A Hallmark of Legitimacy for NGOs?)

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  • Nina Koenig
  • Judith Ojinnaka
  • Carola Ritzenhoff
  • Marlene Walk
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    Viele international agierende Nichtregierungs-Organisationen (NGOs) sehen sich einem Legitimationsdefizit gegenueber. Die Distanz zu den von ihrem Handeln betroffenen Personen wird zunehmend groesser. Der Beitrag untersucht verschiedene Ansaetze zur Loesung dieses Problems, wobei die Diskurstheorie des Rechts nach Juergen Habermas als Leitfaden dient. Anhand dieser werden auch die derzeit entstehenden Codes of Conduct von NGOs als moegliche Loesung des Legitimationsdefizits diskutiert.

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    Article provided by Rainer Hampp Verlag in its journal Zeitschrift fuer Wirtschafts- und Unternehmensethik.

    Volume (Year): 9 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 396-410

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    Handle: RePEc:rai:ethics:doi_10.1688/1862-0043_zfwu_2008_03_koenig
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