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Global Governance and the United Nations System (Changing Nature of Democracy) [Paperback]

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This work offers an analysis of changing world order at the beginning of the 21st century. It examines the progression from international to global governance, focusing on the fundamental change of actors, agendas, collective decisionmaking, and the role of the UN system. Globalization does not only mean a change of relationship between governments and market forces. It also has important implications for the identities and activities of transnational social actors. International governance, the authors argue, faces three different challenges: the technological revolution, globalization, and the end of the cold war-leading to jurisdictional, operational, incentive, and participatory gaps in governance with which international governance systems cannot adequately cope. In attempting to respond to these new problems, international governance systems have engaged in a multifaceted move toward global governance, reacting to these challenges in part by transforming themselves.

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Studio: United Nations University Press
Pages   252
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.19" Width: 6.13" Height: 0.61"
Weight:   0.84 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   United Nations University Press
ISBN  9280810758  
ISBN13  9789280810752  

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More About Volker Rittberger

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Volker Rittberger is Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Institute of Political Science, University of Tubingen, Germany. Bernhard Zangl is Professor of International and Transnational Relations and Director of the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies, University of Bremen, Germany. Matthias Staisch is Doctoral Student in Political Science, University of Chicago.

Volker Rittberger was born in 1941 and died in 2011 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Eberhard-Karls-Universitat Tubingen, Germany Eberhard-Karls-Universit?.

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