International Institutions (Sage Library of International Relations)

International Institutions (Sage Library of International Relations)

By: Judith L. Goldstein (editor), Richard H. Steinberg (editor)Hardback

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Sovereign nations share the international system with a host of non-state transnational actors. Some of these entities have been created by states themselves, often as a result of the need to jointly solve a common problem, such as the United Nations. Other international entities are created when members of a society organize across traditional national boundaries to deal with a collective concern, such as Amnesty International or Oxfam. To understand and explain contemporary world politics we need to consider these institutions, as key actors influencing issues of war and peace. Although transnational actors are not new on the world stage, the number and type of these international entities expanded dramatically after World War II. This set examines both the rise of these new transnational actors and their effect on international politics and policies. Volume One: Causes - Why Do International Institutions Exist? Volume Two: Consequences - When, Where and Why International Institutions are Effective Volume Three: Types of Institutions - Security and Economic Volume Four: Types of Institutions - Environment, Human Rights, International Courts, Multilateralism, Regionalism

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Richard Steinberg is Professor of Economics, Philanthropic Studies, and Public Affairs at IUPUI. He coedited The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook, 2nd Ed., coauthored Economics for Nonprofit Mangers, and was Co-President of ARNOVA from 1992-1994. His research focuses on determinants of giving and volunteering, the theory of nonprofit organizations, public policy, and nonprofit managerial economics.


VOLUME 1: CAUSES Coordination Versus Prisoners' Dilemma: Implications for international cooperation and regimes - Duncan Snidal Theories and Empirical Studies of International Institutions - Lisa L. Martin and Beth A. Simmons Multilateralism: The anatomy of an institution - John Gerard Ruggie International Organization: A state of the art on an art of the state - Friedrich Kratochwil and John Gerard Ruggie World Society and the Nation-State - John W. Meyer, John Boli, George M. Thomas and Francisco O. Ramirez Regime Dynamics: The rise and fall of international regimes - Oran R. Young Introduction: Epistemic communities and international policy coordination - Peter M. Haas Transnational Advocacy Networks in International and Regional Politics - Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink Why States Act through Formal International Organizations - Kenneth W. Abbott and Duncan Snidal Interests, Power, and Multilateralism - Lisa L. Martin, Regimes and the Limits of Realism: Regimes as autonomous variables - Stephen D. Krasner The Demand for International Regimes - Robert O. Keohane International Public Goods without International Government - Charles P. Kindleberger International Agreements: A rational choice approach - Jack L. Goldsmith and Eric A. Posner The False Promise of International Institutions - John J. Mearsheimer VOLUME 2: CONSEQUENCES: WHEN, WHERE, AND WHY INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ARE EFFECTIVE Global Communications and National Power: Life on the Pareto frontier - Stephen D. Krasner Cave! Hic Dragones: A critique of regime analysis - Susan Strange The Politics, Power, and Pathologies of International Organizations - Michael N. Barnett, and Martha Finnemore Sharing Sovereignty: New institutions for collapsed and failing states - Stephen D. Krasner Norms and State Structure: UNESCO and the creation of state science bureaucracies - Martha Finnemore Institutional Conditions for Diffusion - David Strang and John W. Meyer The Institutional Dynamics of International Political Orders - James G. March and Johan P. Olsen International Regimes, Transactions, and Change: Embedded liberalism in the postwar economic order - John Gerard Ruggie Is the Good News about Compliance Good News about Cooperation? - George W. Downs, David M. Rocke, and Peter N. Barsoom Do Treaties Constrain or Screen? Selection bias and treaty compliance - Jana von Stein The Origins of Human Rights Regimes: Democratic delegation in postwar Europe - Andrew Moravcsik VOLUME 3: TYPES OF INSTITUTIONS: SECURITY AND ECONOMIC From Balance to Concert: A study of international security cooperation - Robert Jervis NATO's Functions after the Cold War - John S. Duffield Beyond Anarchy: The importance of security institutions - David A. Lake Norms and Security: The case of international assassination - Ward Thomas The Role of Multilateral Institutions in International Trade Cooperation - Giovanni Maggi The New Wave of Regionalism - Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner Regulatory Shift: The rise of judicial liberalization at the WTO - Judith L. Goldstein and Richard H. Steinberg The Politics of Dispute Settlement Design: Explaining legalism in regional trade pacts - James McCall Smith An Exclusive Country Club: The effects of the GATT on trade, 1950-94 - Joanne Gowa and Soo Yeon Kim Institutions in International Relations: Understanding the effects of the GATT and the WTO on world trade - Judith L. Goldstein, Douglas Rivers and Michael Tomz International Law and State Behavior: Commitment and compliance in international monetary affairs - Beth Simmons Balance-of-Payments Financing: Evolution of a regime - Benjamin J. Cohen The Political Economy of International Monetary Relations - J. Lawrence Broz and Jeffry A. Frieden VOLUME 4: TYPES OF INSTITUTIONS: ENVIRONMENT, HUMAN RIGHTS, INTERNATIONAL COURTS, MULTILATERALISM, REGIONALISM Introduction: Legalization and world politics - Judith Goldstein, Miles Kahler, Robert O. Keohane and Anne-Marie Slaughter In the Shadow of Law or Power? Consensus-based bargaining and outcomes in the GATT/WTO - Richard H. Steinberg Europe Before the Court: A political theory of legal integration - Anne-Marie Burley and Walter Mattli Legalization, Trade Liberalization, and Domestic Politics: A cautionary note - Judith Goldstein and Lisa L. Martin Feminist Approaches to International Law - Hilary Charlesworth, Christine Chinkin and Shelley Wright The Politics of International Regime Formation: Managing natural resources and the environment - Oran R. Young Regime Design Matters: Intentional oil pollution and treaty compliance - Ronald B. Mitchell Women's Rights, the European Court, and Supranational Constitutionalism - Rachel A. Cichowski The Power of the European Parliament as a Conditional Agenda Setter - George Tsebelis The Justice Cascade: The evolution and impact of foreign human rights trials in Latin America - Ellen L. Lutz and Kathryn Sikkink Incomplete Internalization and Compliance with Human Rights Law - Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks Reconstituting the Global Public Domain - Issues, Actors, and Practices - John Gerard Ruggie Legitimacy and Authority in International Politics - Ian Hurd Governance in a Partially Globalized World - Robert O. Keohane

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  • publication date: 08/01/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781847878984
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1648
  • ID: 9781847878984
  • ISBN10: 1847878989

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