International Organizations as Self-Directed Actors: A by Joel E. Oestreich

By Joel E. Oestreich

This interesting new textual content illustrates and advances the argument that foreign corporations (IOs) must be taken heavily as actors in global affairs.

Bringing jointly a global line-up of special members, the textual content examines fresh theories that recommend how IOs may be able to set their very own regulations and enforce them in significant methods. The chapters overview those theoretical positions after which current a chain of case reviews which specialise in how those theories play out while IOs are charged with fixing worldwide difficulties: together with improvement, peacekeeping and environmental coverage coordination.

Examining and analysing either confident and detrimental examples of this independence, this article is a precious source concerning the inner workings of IOs, supplying the richest and such a lot concentrated textbook up to now facing the skill of IOs for self sustaining motion in foreign politics. it's crucial analyzing for all scholars of overseas organizations.

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