Jacqueline Best

Jacqueline Best


Publications choisies

Livres rédigés par l'auteure

  1. Best, J., Governing Failure: Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2013, (in press)

  2. Best, J., The Limits of Transparency: Ambiguity and the History of International Finance, Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 2005, 219 pp.

Livres édités par l'auteure

  1. Best, J. and Gheciu, A., The Return of the Public, but Not As We Knew It: Changing Practices of Global Governance, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, 2013, (in press)

  2. Best, J. and Paterson, M., eds., Cultural Political Economy, London and New York, Routledge (RIPE Series), 2010, 264 pp

Numéros de revue édités par l'auteure

  1. Best, J. and Walters, W., , "Lost (and Found) in Translation: "Actor-Network Theory" and International Relationality", International Political Sociology, 7(3), Forthcoming 2013, (Accepted for publication)

Chapitres de livres avec comité de lecture

  1. Best, J. and Gheciu, A., "Introduction", The Return of the Public, But Not As We Knew It: Changing Practices of Global Governance, Best, J. and Gheciu, A., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming,2013, (in press)

  2. Best, J. and Gheciu, A., "Theorizing the Public as Practices: Transformations of the Public in Historical Context", The Return of the Public, But Not As We Knew It: Changing Practices of Global Governance, Best, J. and Gheciu, A., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, 2013, (in press)

  3. Best, J., "The ‘Demand Side' of Good Governance: The Return of the Public in World Bank Policy", The Return of the Public, But Not As We Knew It: Changing Practices of Global Governance, Best, J. and Gheciu, A., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, 2013, (in press)

  4. Best, J., "Bringing Power Back In: the IMF's New Constructivist Strategy in Critical Perspective", Constructing the International Economy, R. Abdelal, M. Blyth and C. Parsons, eds., Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 2010

  5. Best, J. and M. Paterson, "Understanding Cultural Political Economy", Cultural Political Economy, J. Best and M. Paterson, eds., London and New York, Routledge (RIPE Series), 2010, 1-25

  6. Best, J., "The Ethics of Global Economic Institutions", The Ethics of Global Governance, Antonio Francheschet, Ed., Lynne Reinner, 2009, 119-140

  7. Best, J., "Critical Engagements. Civilizational Identity: The Production and Reproduction of "Civilizations"", International Relations, inEds. Martin Hall and Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, London and New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007

  8. Best, J., "Civilizing Through Transparency: The International Monetary Fund", The Global Standards of Market Civilization, Eds. Leonard Seabrooke and Brett Bowden, London, Routledge, 2006, RIPE series, pp. 134-145

  9. Best, J., "The Politics of Transparency: Ambiguity and the Liberalization of International Finance", Turbulence and New Directions in Global Political Economy, inJames Busumtwi-Sam and Laurent Dobuzinskis, eds., Basingstoke and New York, Palgrave, 2003, pp. 126-144

Articles publiés dans des revues avec comité de lecture

  1. Best, J. and Walters, W., "Introduction: Lost (and Found) in Translation", International Political Sociology, 7(3), Forthcoming 2013, (Accepted for publication)

  2. Best, J. and Walters, W., "Translating the Sociology of Translation", International Political Sociology, 7(3), Forthcoming 2013, (Accepted for publication)

  3. Best, J., "Redefining Poverty as Risk and Vulnerability: Shifting Strategies of Liberal Economic Governance", Third World Quarterly, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2013, 109-129

  4. Best, J., "Ambiguity and Uncertainty in International Organizations: A History of Debating IMF Conditionality", International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2012, 674-688

  5. Best, J., "Bureaucratic Ambiguity", Economy and Society, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2012, 84-106

  6. Best, J., "The Limits of Financial Risk Management: Or, What We Didn't Learn from the Asian Crisis", New Political Economy, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2010, 29-49

  7. Best, J., "How to Make a Bubble: Towards a Cultural Political Economy of the Financial Crisis", International Political Sociology, Vol. 3, No. 4, 2009, 461-465

  8. Best, J., "Ambiguity, Uncertainty and Risk: Rethinking Indeterminacy", International Political Sociology., Vol. 2, No. 4, 2008, pp. 355-74.

  9. Best, J., "Why the Economy is Often the Exception to Politics as Usual", Theory, Culture & Society, Vol. 24, No. 4, 2007, pp. 83-105

  10. Best, J., "Legitimacy Dilemmas: The IMF's Pursuit of Country Ownership", Third World Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2007, pp. 469-88

  11. Best, J. and Widmaier, W., "Micro- or Macro- Moralities? International Economic Discourses and Policy Possibilities", Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 13, No. 4, October 2006, pp. 609-633

  12. Best, J., "Co-opting Cosmopolitanism? The International Monetary Fund's New Global Ethics", Global Society, Vol. 20, No. 3, July 2006, pp. 307-327

  13. Best, J., "The Moral Politics of IMF Reforms: Universal Economics, Particular Ethics", Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Vol. 4, No. 3-4, 2005, pp. 357-378

  14. Best, J., "Hollowing out Keynesian Norms: How the Search for a Technical Fix Undermined the Bretton Woods Regime", Review of International Studies, Vol. 30, No. 3, July 2004, pp. 383-404

    Reprinted in Embedding Global Markets: An Enduring Challenge, John Gerard Ruggie, ed., (Ashgate, 2009)

  15. Best, J., "From the Top Down: The New Financial Architecture and the Reembedding of Global Finance", New Political Economy, Vol. 8, No. 3, November 2003, pp. 363-384

    Reprinted in Globalization and Economy, Paul James, ed. (Sage, 2007)

  16. Best, J., "Moralizing Finance: The New International Financial Architecture as Ethical Discourse", Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 10, No. 3, August 2003, pp. 579-603

Articles publiés dans des revues sans comité de lecture

  1. Best, J. and R. Duhamel, "Recall: Is it Really a Democratic Cure-all?", Policy Options, April 1995, 44-47

Contributions majeures sur invitation et/ou rapports techniques

  1. Best, J., Keynote address at the symposium on Strategic Unknowns: The uses of ambiguity and ignorance in organizational life, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, October 2009

  2. Best, J., Brief to the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies, Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW/ICREF), 1995

Résumés d'articles et/ou communications dans un colloque savant (orales ou sur affiche)

  1. Best, J., Introduction: Crisis and Response in the International Political Economy, Montreal, February 2010, International Studies Association

  2. Best, J., Risk, Security and Poverty: Redrawing the Public-Private Boundaries at the World Bank, Ottawa, June 2009, Canadian Political Science Association Conference

  3. Best, J., Standardizing Global Norms and Informalizing Authority: The IMF and World Bank's New Policy Strategies, Lisbon, Portugal, April 2009, European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions

  4. Best, J., The Limits of Financial Risk Management: Or, What We Didn't Learn from the Asian Crisis, New York, February 2009, International Studies Association

  5. Best, J., Informalizing and Instrumentalizing Politics: New International Aid Strategies in Critical Perspective, Vancouver, June 2008, Canadian Political Science Association Conference and the Canadian Studies on International Development Conference

  6. Best, J. and M. Paterson, Cultural Political Economy, San Francisco, March 2008, International Studies Association

  7. Best, J., Legitimacy Dilemmas: The IMF's Pursuit of Country Ownership, Chicago, Mar 2007, International Studies Association

  8. Best, J., Ambiguity, Uncertainty and Risk: Rethinking Indeterminacy, Cork, Ireland, December, 2006, British International Studies Association

  9. Best, J., The Moral Politics of Global Economic Governance, Melbourne, Australia, July 2006, Oceanic Conference on International Studies

  10. Best, J., The Paradoxes of Political Economic Legitimacy, York University, Toronto, Canada, June 1-3, 2006, Canadian Political Science Association meeting

  11. Best, J., The Moral Politics of IMF Reforms: Universal Economics, Particular Ethics, San Diego, CA, March 2006, International Studies Association

  12. Best, J., Why the Economy is Always the Exception to Politics as Usual, Washington, D.C., September 2005, American Political Science Association Conference

  13. Best, J., Co-opting Constructivism? The IMF's Global Governance Strategy in Critical Perspective, Honolulu, USA, March 2005, International Studies Association

  14. Best, J., The Politics of Moral Hegemony: Globalization and the Return of 'Standards of Civilization', Montreal, March 2004, International Studies Association Conference

  15. Best, J., Moral Economies: The Normative Subtext of the New International Financial Architecture, Halifax, June 2003, Canadian Political Science Association Conference

  16. Best, J., Moralizing Finance: The International Financial Architecture as Ethical Discourse, Portland, OR, January 2003, International Studies Association Annual Meeting

  17. Best, J., Hollowing out Keynesian Norms: How the Search for a Technical Fix Sealed the Fate of the Bretton Woods Regime, Boston, August 2002, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting

  18. Best, J., Hollowing Out Keynesian Norms: How the Search for a Technical Fix Undermined the Bretton Woods Regime, Toronto, May 2002, Canadian Political Science Association Convention

  19. Best, J., ‘Civilizing Globalization': The New Financial Architecture and the Reembedding of Global Finance, New Orleans, March 2002, International Studies Association Convention

  20. Best, J., Economies of Uncertainty: Recognizing and Reconstructing the Role of Ambiguity in the International Political Economy, Chicago, February 2001, International Studies Association Meeting

  21. Best, J., The Micropolitics of Regulation: The Constitutive Role of Ambiguity in the International Political Economy, Quebec City, August 2000, Canadian Political Science Association Conference

Autres communications

  1. Best, J., "Legitimacy, Complexity and Uncertainty: Past and Present Challenges for Multilateral Development", Launch of the North-South Institute's Canadian Development Report, Ottawa, February 9, 2012

  2. Best, J., "The Dilemmas of Results Management for Global Development Cooperation", Forum on Multilateral Development Cooperation in a Changing Global Order, Ottawa, North-South Institute, June 2011

  3. Best, J., "Results Management and the Implications for Global Governance", Invited talk at the North South Institute, Ottawa, May 24, 2011

  4. Best, J., "Invited talk", Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Oslo, Norway, February 2010

  5. Best, J., "The Transformation of International Economic Authority: How the IMF and World Bank have Responded to Their Declining Legitimacy", Invited talk at the Global Economic Governance Centre, Oxford University, January 2010

  6. Best, J., "Invited talk", Centre for the Study of Globalization and Regionalism (CSGR), University of Warwick, UK, January 2010

  7. Best, J., "Governing the Margins: the Changing Practices of Global Economic Governance", Invited talk at the University of Sydney Department of Government and International Studies, Sydney, Australia, October 2009

  8. Best, J., "The Limits of Financial Risk Management", Invited talk at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, September 2009

  9. Best, J., "Governing the Margins: the Evolving Logic of Global Governance", Invited talk at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, September 2009

  10. Best, J., "The Subprime Crisis and the Limits of Self-Regulation", Talk at the Privy Council Office, Government of Canada, Ottawa, December 2008

  11. Best, J., "Reforming Global Financial Governance: Lessons from the Past, Challenges for the Future.", Talk at the North-South Institute, at the launch of their project on Policy Responses to Unfettered Finance, Ottawa, December 2008

  12. Best, J., "Civilizing Transparency: The Politics of Morality at the International Monetary Fund.", Invited talk at the International Relations Department, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, June 2006

  13. Best, J., "Le rôle d'ambiguité dans la gouvernance des finances internationales.", Conférence à l'Université de Québec à Montréal, Montréal, November 2005

  14. Best, J., "The Politics of Economic Legitimacy", Roundtable on Financial Governance, Carleton University, Ottawa, September 2005

  15. Best, J., "The Return of 'Standards of Civilization?' The International Monetary Fund's New Moral Politics.", Talk given at the Studies in National and International Development Seminar Series, Queen's University, Kingston, March 2005

  16. Best, J. and W. Widmaier, "Micro- or Macro- Moralities? International Economic Discourses and Policy Possibilities", The WTO and Beyond: Global Governance and State Power, Vancouver, July 2004

  17. Best, J., "The Politics of Transparency: Ambiguity and the Liberalization of International Finance", Conference on Global Turbulence: Instability in the National and International Political Economy, Vancouver, July 2001

  18. Best, J., "Economies of Uncertainty: The Role of Ambiguity in the International Political Economy", Invited talk at the University of Delaware, March 2001

Recension d'ouvrages

  1. Best, J., "Review of Regulating Capital: Setting Standards for the International Financial System", , David Andrew Singer ( ), Governance, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp.163-165., January 2009

  2. Best, J., "Review of Virtue, Fortune, and Faith: A Genealogy of Finance", , Marieke de Goede ( ), International History Review, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp.832-33, 2006

  3. Best, J., "Review of World Financial Orders: An Historical International Political Economy", ( ), Political Geography, Vol. 25, pp. 352-56, 2006

  4. Best, J., "Review of Critical Theory and World Politics", ( ), Canadian Journal of Political Science, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 235-236, 2003

Presse imprimée et électronique

  1. Best, J., "Why the IMF's next leader shouldn't come from the West", Ottawa Citizen, May 28, 2011, A17

  2. Best, J., "Market's ‘invisible hand' is supposed to be just", Globe and Mail Report on Business, March 30, 2009

  3. Best, J., "The limits of financial risk management", Globe and Mail Report on Business, October 13, 2008.

  4. Best, J., "We're in this mess too", Ottawa Citizen, October 3, 2008

  5. Best, J., "The Limits of Transparency", International Herald Tribune, March 17, 2005

Recensions d'ouvrages publiés par l'auteur

  1. Oliver Kessler, "Review of Jacqueline Best's The Limits of Transparency: Ambiguity and the History of International Finance", ( ), Millennium, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 809-811, 2007

  2. Leonard Seabrooke, "Review Article: Varieties of Economic Constructivism in Political Economy: Uncertain Times Call for Disparate Measures.", ( ), Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 371-385., 2007

  3. Hart Will, "Review of of Jacqueline Best's The Limits of Transparency: Ambiguity and the History of International Finance", ( ), Canadian Public Administration, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 405-408, Fall 2006

  4. Christian Chavagneux, "Revue de The Limits of Transparency: Ambiguity and the History of International Finance, par Jacqueline Best", ( ), Alternatives économiques, No. 245, mars 2006

  5. Sylvia Ostry, "In Defence of Ambiguity A review of of Jacqueline Best's The Limits of Transparency: Ambiguity and the History of International Finance", ( ), Literary Review of Canada, pp. 22-23, January 2006

  6. Catherine R. Schenk, "Review of of Jacqueline Best's The Limits of Transparency: Ambiguity and the History of International Finance", ( ), The Economic History Review, Vol. 59, No. 1, 258-260, 2006

  7. Stefano Battilossi, "Review of of Jacqueline Best's The Limits of Transparency: Ambiguity and the History of International Finance", ( ), Financial History Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 314-17, 2006

  8. Kathleen McNamara, "Review of of Jacqueline Best's The Limits of Transparency: Ambiguity and the History of International Finance", ( ), Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 936-937, December 2005

Ateliers, tables rondes, conférences grand public

  1. Best, J., "Risk, Security and Poverty : Redrawing Public-Private Boundaries at the World Bank", Workshop on Public-Private Interactions and the Transformation of Global Governance, Ottawa, June 2009

  2. Best, J., "The Limits of Financial Risk Management: The Subprime Crisis in Critical Perspective", Centre on Governance Innovation Workshop, Crisis and Response: Whither International Financial Regulation?, Waterloo, ON, Sept. 25, 2008

  3. Best, J., "The Accidental IO Scholar", Business of International Organizations workshop, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2007

  4. Best, J. and M. Paterson, "Cultural Political Economy: An Introduction", Workshop on Cultural Political Economy, Ottawa, June 2007

  5. Best, J., "The Dilemmas of Political Economic Legitimacy: Recent IMF Reforms in Critical Perspective", Paper presented at the Centre for International Governance and Innovation workshop, "The Reform on Global Financial Governance: Whither the IMF?", Waterloo, ON, June 10, 2006

  6. Best, J., "Bringing Power Back in: The IMF's New Constructivist Strategy in Critical Perspective", Paper presented at a workshop on Economic Constructivism, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., February 2005

  7. Best, J., "Co-opting Cosmopolitanism? The International Monetary Fund's New Global Ethics.", British International Studies Association's Special Workshop, Cosmopolitan Institutions: Justice, Governance and Political Economy, Birmingham, UK, June 2004