On global governance

critical discourses and practices
  • 0.37 MB
  • English

University of Ottawa Press , Ottawa
Statementedited by Claire Turenne Sjolander and Jean-Frrançois Thibault.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22614424M
ISBN 10077660595X

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Home» Browse» Politics and Government» International Relations» Global Governance. On global governance book contributions show that China’s participation in global governance reflects the mutually interactive processes of China’s own socialization into the global community and the simultaneous adaptation of global institutions and actors to China’s growing activism.

Both China and the international system are internally : $ SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. Global governance refers to the ways in which a variety of actors come together to address global problems.

The varied actors produce a global pattern of rule even in the absence of an overarching world state. Historically, states have been regarded as the principal actors in. The topics are: Towards a New Pacific Asia Regional Order The Sociopolitical and Economic Agenda of South Korea The Rise of China and its Global Implications Japan’s Domestic and International.

"In this important and innovative book Tim Sinclair provides a searching critique of the concept of global governance, arguing that its greatest value is in directing our attention to the increasing number of political problems which can no longer be solved by national governments."5/5(1).

The book begins with an excellent introductory chapter which explains the context, outlines the aims of the volume, and lays out the importance of IOs and Global Governance. In what is clearly an ambitious agenda, the editors claim that “few scholarly works have attempted to offer a complete overview of the actors, institutions and mechanisms that constitute contemporary global governance.

The fifty chapters in this book, written by scholars from around the world, provide a comprehensive overview of the expanding agenda and participation in global governance. All readers will become aware of how they are involved in global governance, and how they might respond.5/5(1).

This book makes a strong case that global governance matters. The main contribution of the book is to correct the state-centrism of existing literature on international regimes and to suggest not only that globalcivil society matters for global governance as well, but to begin theorizing about how effective governance in fact emerges from the interrelations of international regimes and civil society.

This book offers a major new theory of global governance, explaining both its rise and what many see as its current crisis. The author suggests that world politics is now embedded in a normative and institutional structure dominated by hierarchies and power inequalities and therefore inherently creates contestation, resistance, and distributional struggles.

This edited book provides critical perspectives on the role of these institutions and how they use their policies, procedures and practices to manage global political, socio-economic, legal and environmental affairs. In contrast to previously published books on this subject, Global Governance is organized thematically rather than by institution.

The Global Governance Journal is published quarterly by Brill in association with ACUNS. The journal is currently hosted by Brigham Young University for a five year term (). About the Journal. Global Governance is an interdisciplinary journal with a global focus; Authors interested in submitting articles should follow the guidelines on the Brill webpage.

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In the 21st century, the world is faced with threats of global scale that cannot be confronted without collective action.

Although global government as such does not exist, formal and informal institutions, practices, and initiatives—together forming "global governance"—bring a greater measure of predictability, stability, and order to trans-border issues than might be expected.3/5(2).

International Organization and Global Governance is a self-contained resource enabling readers to comprehend more fully the role of myriad actors in the governance of global life as well as to assemble the many pieces of the contemporary global governance puzzle. This probing yet accessible book examines "global governance" or the sum of the informal and formal values, norms, procedures, and institutions that help Friends and foes of international cooperation puzzle about how to explain order, stability, and predictability in a /5(13).

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Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. War is now an important part of development disco /5. This pacey introduction sheds new light on the issues involved, offering readers a comprehensive account of competing conceptions of global governance, and evaluating the ways in In today's uncertain world, the concept of global governance has never been more relevant or /5.

The Global Governance Reader is the ideal introduction to the key theories and issues behind the most significant emerging areas in world politics.

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. Law and Global Governance. Global governance involves the exercise of power, beyond a single state, to influence behaviour, to generate resources, or to allocate authority.

Regulatory structures, and law of all kinds, increasingly shape the nature, use, and effects of such power. These dynamic processes of ordering and governance blend the. India’s engagement with the institutions and norms of global governance has evolved significantly since independence in This chapter traces the evolution—beginning with early engagement with international organizations under Nehru, to the waning of its enthusiasm for multilateralism in the s and s, and its struggle for greater voice and recognition internationally in the Cited by: 1.

This book will interest scholars and graduate students who are researching the rise and role of emerging powers, global governance, China and India’s approach to global order and relationship with the United States, Great Power politics, democratization as a foreign policy strategy, realist theory-building and hegemonic transitions, and the.

Book Description. Over the past two decades, the role of business in global governance has become increasingly topical. Transnational business associations are progressively more visible in international policy debates and in intergovernmental institutions, and there is a heightened attention given to global policy-making in national and international business communities.

This book offers a wide ranging analysis of changing world order at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

It examines the progression from international to global governance, focusing on the Author: Volker Rittberger. Governance for the latter refers to characteristics that generally are associated with a system of national administration. The New Webster’s International Dictionary defines the term in much the same way as journalists from the New York Times or The Economist: “act, manner, office, or power of governing; government,” “state of being governed,” or “method of government or Cited by: This book analyzes the state of global governance in the current geopolitical environment.

It evaluates the main challenges and discusses potential opportunities for compromise in international cooperation. The book’s analysis is based on the universal criteria of global political stability and the UN framework of sustainable development.

To expand the conceptual aperture, this book presents and employs a taxonomy that alerts scholars to the different kinds of power that are present in world politics.

A team of international scholars demonstrate how these different forms connect and intersect in global governance in a range of different issue areas.

International Organization and Global Governance is a self-contained resource enabling readers to comprehend more fully the role of myriad actors in the governance of global life as well as to assemble the many pieces of the contemporary global governance by: This book offers answers to questions raised about the role of global governance in the attenuation and amelioration of world poverty and inequality.

The contributors interrogate the role of systems of governance at a time of global economic crisis and continuing environmental degradation against a backdrop of acceleration in inequalities.The World Trade Organization is a major player in the field of global governance.

Since its creation in Januaryit has expanded the reach of trade rules deep into the regulatory structure of.