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Making Africa Safe for Capitalism: US Policy and Multilateralism in Africa

Philip Nel

in US Hegemony and International Organizations: The United States and Multilateral Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261437
eISBN:
9780191599309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The purpose is to trace and assess the ways in which the US has used multilateral institutions/organizations (both those international institutions/organizations of which it is a member and those ... More


Regional Institutions in an Era of Globalization and Crisis

Miles Kahler

in Integrating Regions: Asia in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804783644
eISBN:
9780804789301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783644.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

An explanation and assessment of Asian regional institutions first requires a definition of the key dimensions of institutional design. Three are key: decision rules, commitment devices, and ... More


Integrating Regions: Asia in Comparative Context

Miles Kahler and Andrew MacIntyre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804783644
eISBN:
9780804789301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783644.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Asian regional institutions have proliferated in the new century. An investigation and explanation of institutional variation across regions contributes to an assessment of Asia's regional ... More


Deep Integration and Trade Agreements: Good for Developing Countries?

Nancy Birdsall and Robert Z. Lawrence

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter looks at financial crises as a challenge to the international financial system and investigates the “public bad” nature of the phenomenon. The conclusion: excessive financial volatility ... More


Political Devolution and Credibility Constraints

Sonia Alonso

in Challenging the State: Devolution and the Battle for Partisan Credibility: A Comparison of Belgium, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691579
eISBN:
9780191741234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691579.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter introduces the second main thesis of the book. State parties threatened by the electoral growth of peripheral parties need to react in order to retain their electoral majorities or ... More


Economic Crises and Regional Institutions

C. Randall Henning

in Integrating Regions: Asia in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804783644
eISBN:
9780804789301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783644.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Economic crises can facilitate the development of more effective regional institutions, depending on initial conditions, and institutions can in turn shield regions from crises, if they are well ... More


Interstate Institutions and Transnational Involvement: A New Stage?

Luis Roniger

in Transnational Politics in Central America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036632
eISBN:
9780813038834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036632.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The proliferation of interstate regional institutions in the late twentieth century is the focus of this chapter. These institutions, launched with only partial success in the 1960s, gained momentum ... More


Lessons from Europe 1914 for Asia 2014: Reflections on the Centenary of the Outbreak of World War I

Kevin Rudd

in The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

World War I was not inevitable, but the balance of power allowed war to occur. Local conflicts were allowed to escalate into more general conflict, globalization did not prevent conflict, and there ... More


Comparing France and the United Kingdom

Alistair Cole

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

There are important differences between France and the United Kingdom, in terms of both their inherent characteristics and their overarching state environments. While in France the regional layer ... More


The Governance of the International Monetary System

José Antonio Ocampo

in Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198718116
eISBN:
9780191787478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718116.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The governance of international financial institutions has been a subject of debate for decades. The major issues have been the control of existing institutions by the major developed countries, the ... More


Wales and Brittany: history, politics, society

Alistair Cole

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter introduces the regions of Wales and Brittany in more detail, focusing in turn on their historical and political development, and their party systems. From a political-science ... More


Tangled Governance: International Regime Complexity, the Troika, and the Euro Crisis

C. Randall Henning

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198801801
eISBN:
9780191840388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801801.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, European Union

This book addresses the institutions that were deployed to fight the euro crisis, re-establish financial stability, and prevent contagion beyond Europe. It addresses why European leaders chose to ... More


The Implications of Informality

Charles B. Roger

in The Origins of Informality: Why the Legal Foundations of Global Governance are Shifting, and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190947965
eISBN:
9780190947996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947965.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter summarizes the main conclusions of the book, draws out its empirical and theoretical implications, and reflects on the broader policy debate about informal organizations. It begins by ... More


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