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The Rise of Global Health
The Rise of Global Health (March 2015)
The Evolution of Effective Collective Action
Joshua K. Leon - Author

Chronicles the expanding global effort to confront public health challenges.

Since the year 2000, unprecedented resources have been committed to the complex challenge of developing global public health solutions by national governments, multilateral organizations, and civil society groups. This vast global movement is one of the most remarkable political phenomena of twenty-first-century international relations&mdas...(Read More)
 
 
Transnationalism Reversed
Transnationalism Reversed (October 2011)
Women Organizing against Gendered Violence in Bangladesh
Elora Halim Chowdhury - Author

2012 Gloria E. Anzaldua Book Prize presented by the National Women’s Studies Association
Examines transnational movement building through a focus on acid attacks and organizing against acid violence in Bangladesh.
Acid attacks against women and girls have captured the attention of the global media, with several high-profile reports ranging from the BBC to The Oprah Winfrey Show. In Bangladesh,...(Read More)
 
 
The United Nations Security Council in the 1990s
The United Nations Security Council in the 1990s (July 2008)
Resurgence and Renewal
Juergen Dedring - Author

An insider’s account of the UN Security Council in the years immediately after the end of the Cold War.

From an insider’s perspective, Juergen Dedring offers a systematic overview of the work of the United Nations Security Council following the end of the Cold War. He explores the nature of the Security Council’s decision-making process and its transformation as a result of the basic learning taki...(Read More)

 
 
The Best Olympics Ever?
The Best Olympics Ever? (August 2002)
Social Impacts of Sydney 2000
Helen Jefferson Lenskyj - Author

Uses the Sydney Olympics as a prism through which to explore recent Olympic scandals, media coverage, reform efforts, and controversies.

Despite International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samarach’s proclaiming the Sydney 2000 Olympics as the “best ever,” the truth of the matter is much less one-sided. In The Best Olympics Ever? Helen Jefferson Lenskyj discloses what the Sydney 2000 Olympic industr...(Read More)
 
 
Hierarchy amidst Anarchy
Hierarchy amidst Anarchy (August 2000)
Transaction Costs and Institutional Choice
Katja Weber - Author

Analyzes the underlying basis for state participation in cooperative international structures.

Hierarchy amidst Anarchy is a study of state security provisions, explaining not only why states cooperate, and with whom, but also why they choose the specific types of cooperation they do. In contrast to competing theories that explain international cooperation in terms of the desire to be "bigger" or "stronger", Weber insists that ...(Read More)
 
 
Harmonizing Europe
Harmonizing Europe (April 1999)
Nation-States within the Common Market
Francesco G. Duina - Author

Analyzes factors that both drive and impede the establishment of transnational markets at the level of the nation state.

Harmonizing Europe analyzes factors that both drive and impede the establishment of transnational markets, such as the European Union--EU, NAFTA or MERCOSUR. The author argues that the fit between domestic institutions (namely, the legal and administrative legacies of nation states, and the organizatio...(Read More)
 
 
Environmental Activism and World Civic Politics
Environmental Activism and World Civic Politics (January 1996)
Paul Wapner - Author

A theoretical study of the politics of transnational environmental activist groups such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, and the World Wildlife Fund that argues that environmental activists practice world civic politics and play a central role in the way the world addresses environmental issues.

"Grounded in a detailed examination of the actions of several leading environmental non governmental organizations (NGOs), the argument of...(Read More)
 
 
Commonsense and the Theory of International Politics
Commonsense and the Theory of International Politics (June 1985)
John C. Garnett - Author

International politics is not a cumulative subject in which the latest book makes all the others obsolete . . . . The assumption underlying these pages is that our understanding of international politics is more likely to be improved by reflecting upon and reworking what we already know about the subject, than by topping up our knowledge with either more detailed research or more contemporary analysis. . . .

"Each of the chapters deals with a...(Read More)
 
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