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Mapping the New World Order

Mapping the New World Order

Thomas J. Volgy, Zlatko Šabič, Petra Roter, Andrea K. Gerlak

ISBN: 978-1-405-16963-9

Aug 2009

296 pages

In Stock

$133.95

Description

This groundbreaking study maps out and analyzes the development of a global intergovernmental (IGO) institutional architecture in the post World War II era.
  • Systematically traces similarities and differences between the institutional architecture of the Cold War and post-Cold War eras
  • Examines the range of reasons why states join IGOs, identifies patterns of participation within these organizations, and examines the effects of membership on states
  • Considers the impact of the EU on other regional organizations and developments outside Europe
  • Provides a strong contribution to the study of international organization and IGO development combining both quantitative and qualitative methodologies
Preface.

About the Authors.

1 In Search of the Post-Cold War World Order: Questions, Issues, and Perspectives (Thomas J. Volgy, Zlatko Šabič, Petra Roter, Elizabeth Fausett, and Stuart Rodgers).

2 Mapping the Architecture of the New World Order: Continuity and Change in the Constellation of Post-Cold War Formal Intergovernmental Organizations (Thomas J. Volgy, Keith A. Grant, Elizabeth Fausett, and Stuart Rodgers).

3 Accounting for the New World Order of FIGO Architecture and Its Effectiveness (Keith A. Grant, Thomas J. Volgy, Elizabeth Fausett, and Stuart Rodgers).

4 Problematizing the Benign: Conflict, IGOs, and the New World Order in the Post-Communist Space (Elizabeth Fausett and Thomas J. Volgy).

5 The Correlates of Cooperative Institutions for International Rivers (Andrea K. Gerlak and Keith A. Grant).

6 Substituting for Democratization: A Comparative Analysis of Involvement in Regional Intergovernmental Organizations (Stuart Rodgers and Thomas J. Volgy).

7 State Support for Human Rights Treaties (Petra Roter, Anuška Ferligoj, and Andrej Mrvar).

8 The Mediterranean as a Region in the Making (Ana BojinovićFenko).

9 Conclusions (Thomas J. Volgy, Zlatko Šabič, Petra Roter, Andrea K. Gerlak, Elizabeth Fausett, Keith A. Grant, and Stuart Rodgers).

Index.

  • A groundbreaking new study mapping the growth and development of the webs of intergovernmental organizations
  • Systematically traces similarities and differences between the institutional architecture of the Cold War and post-Cold War eras
  • Examines the range of reasons why states join IGOs, identifies patterns of participation within these organizations, and examines the effects of membership on states
  • Considers the impact of the EU on other regional organizations and developments outside Europe
  • Provides a strong contribution to the study of international organization and IGO development combining both quantitative and qualitative methodologies