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- DescriptionThe system of international cooperation built after World War II around the UN is facing unprecedented challenges. Globalization has magnified the impact of security threats, human rights abuses, mass atrocities, climate change, refugee, trade and financial flows, pandemics and cyberspace traffic. No single nation, however powerful, can solve them on its own. International cooperation is necessary, yet difficult to build and sustain. Rising powers such as China, India, and Brazil seek greater leadership in international institutions, whose authority and legitimacy are also challenged by a growing number of civil society networks, private entities, and other n-state actors. Against this backdrop, what is the future of global governance? In this book, a group of the leading scholars in the field provide a detailed analysis of the challenges and opportunities facing global cooperation. The book offers a comprehensive and authoritative guide for scholars and practitioners interested in multilateralism and global order.
- Author BiographyAmitav Acharya is the UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance, School of International Service, American University, Washington DC. His recent publications include The End of American World Order (2014), Rethinking Power, Institutions and Ideas in World Politics: Whose IR? (2013), and Whose Ideas Matter: Agency and Power in Asian Regionalism (2009).
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication22/08/2016
- SubjectInternational Relations
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Weight500 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edited byAmitav Acharya
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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