Chapter One: Introduction.
Non-state Actors in International Relations.
Chapter Two: Civil Society.
The Challenge of the International.
Chapter Three: Agencies and Structures in IR.
Analysing International Social Movements.
Chapter Four: International Society From Below.
The Role of Civil Society in International Relations.
Chapter Five: The Promises of International Civil Society.
Global Governance, Cosmopolitan Democracy and the End of Sovereignty?.
Conclusions: The Uses of International Civil Society.
“It is no exaggeration to say that International Civil Society is probably the best single IR volume on this topic. In a set of tightly-argued and well-written chapters, Colas seeks to bring some much needed rigour to the ongoing debates about what is more commonly dubbed global civil society, themselves a significant part of the larger debates about globalization.” Millennium
- Clear, accessible introduction to the role of social movement in world politics
- Offers an historical and comparative account of the development and impact of social movements ion the international order
- Develops a new conception of international civil society and its role in international relations