Governance Without Government: Order and Change in World Politics

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James N. Rosenau, Ernst-Otto Czempiel
Cambridge University Press, Mar 26, 1992 - Law - 311 pages
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A world government capable of controlling nation-states has never evolved. Nonetheless, considerable governance underlies the current order among states. In this study, nine leading international relations specialists examine the central features of this governance without government. They explore its ideational bases, behavioral patterns, and institutional arrangements as well as the pervasive changes presently at work within and among states. Within this context of change and order, the authors consider the role of the Concert of Europe, the pillars of the Westphalian system, the effectiveness of international institutions and regulatory mechanisms, the European Community and the micro-underpinnings of macro-governance practices.
 

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Governance order and change in world politics
1
Governance without government polyarchy in nineteenthcentury European international politics
30
The decaying pillars of the Westphalian temple implications for international order and governance
58
The triumph of neoclassical economics in the developing world policy convergence and bases of governance in the international economic order
102
Towards a posthegemonic conceptualization of world order reflections on the relevancy of Ibn Khaldun
132
The effectiveness of international institutions hard cases and critical variables
160
Explaining the regulation of transnational practices a statebuilding approach
195
And still it moves State interests and social forces in the European Community
219
Governance and democratization
250
Citizenship in a changing global order
272
Index
295
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