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).
- 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