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Governance without Government : Order and Change in World Politics - James N. Rosenau

Governance without Government

Order and Change in World Politics

By: James N. Rosenau (Editor), Ernst-Otto Czempiel (Editor)

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Published: 25th May 1992
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A world government capable of controlling nation-states has never evolved. Nonetheless, considerable governance underlies the current order among states, facilitates absorption of the rapid changes at work in the world, and gives direction to the challenges posed by interstate conflicts, environmental pollution, currency crises, and the many other problems to which an ever expanding global interdependence gives rise. In this study, ten leading specialists examine the central features of this "governance without government." They explore the ideational bases, behavioral patterns, and institutional arrangements that give structure and direction to the diverse forms of governance prevailing in different parts of the world. The authors pay particular attention to the pervasive changes presently at work within and among states. They assess to what extent the changes promote and sustain order in the global system and consider within this context of change and order the Concert of Europe, the pillars of the Westphalian system, the effectiveness of international institutions and regulatory mechanisms, the European Community and other micro-underpinnings of macro-governance practices. This path-breaking volume departs from established ways of studying international relations and the post-Cold War order. It will be widely read by all who teach, study, and practice international relations.

Preface
Contributors
Governance, order and change in world politics
Governance with government: polyarchy in nineteenth-century European international politics
The decaying pillars of the Westphalian temple: implications for international order and governance
The 'Triumph' of neoclassical economics in the developing world: policy convergence and bases of governance in the international economic order
Towards a post-hegemonic conceptualization of world order: reflections on the relevancy of
The effectiveness of international institutions: hard cases and critical variables
Explaining the regulation of transnational practices: a state-building approach
'And Still It Moves' state interests and social forces in the European Community
Governance and democratization
Micro sources of a changing global order
Index
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ISBN: 9780521405782
ISBN-10: 0521405785
Series: Cambridge Studies in International Relations
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 25th May 1992
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.49