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Drawing on mainstream and critical theoretical approaches, International Organizationsoffers a comprehensive examination of international organizations#x19; political and structural role in world politics. Surveying key issues from international security to the environment, International Organizationslooks at present and future possibilities for global governance from a broad range of perspectives.
Kelly-Kate S. Pease is Associate Professor of Politics, History, and International Relations at Webster University.
Table of Contents
|What Is an International Organization?||p. 2|
|Organization of the Text||p. 6|
|International Organizations: Nuts and Bolts||p. 15|
|Global Intergovernmental Organizations||p. 15|
|Regional Intergovernmental Organizations||p. 25|
|Nongovernmental Organizations||p. 35|
|Multinational Corporations||p. 39|
|Mainstream Theories||p. 43|
|Realism and International Law||p. 57|
|Liberalism and International Law||p. 72|
|Critical Theories and Approaches||p. 76|
|The United Nations||p. 112|
|The Security Council and Iraq after the Gulf War||p. 132|
|Security Council and Related Reforms||p. 137|
|Nuclear Proliferation||p. 140|
|The History of International Trade||p. 157|
|The World Trade Organization (WTO)||p. 162|
|Multinational Corporations (MNCs)||p. 164|
|The U.S. Clean Air Act||p. 166|
|Challenges for the WTO||p. 173|
|Genetically Modified Foods and Organisms||p. 176|
|What is Development?||p. 185|
|The World Bank||p. 190|
|The International Monetary Fund (IMF)||p. 193|
|The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)||p. 195|
|The UN Development Program (UNDP)||p. 198|
|Financial Crises of the Nineties||p. 199|
|Millennium Development Goals||p. 217|
|The Environment||p. 227|
|The Tragedy of the Commons||p. 227|
|Environmental Problems||p. 230|
|The Stockholm Conference (1972)||p. 232|
|The UN Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)||p. 233|
|Efforts to Protect Biodiversity||p. 234|
|The Vienna Convention of the Protection of the Ozone and the Montreal Protocol||p. 235|
|The Rio Conference||p. 236|
|Climate Change||p. 239|
|Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues||p. 263|
|Major Human Rights Agreements||p. 267|
|UN Agencies and Human Rights||p. 269|
|Regional Human Rights Accords and Agencies||p. 272|
|NGOs and Human Rights||p. 273|
|Humanitarian Intervention||p. 275|
|International Criminal Law||p. 288|
|The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia||p. 290|
|Global Governance in 2025||p. 302|
|A Realist Cut||p. 302|
|A Liberal Cut||p. 307|
|A Marxist Cut||p. 310|
|A Feminist Cut||p. 313|
|A Constructivist Cut||p. 314|
|Appendix. Finding Employment in International Organizations||p. 316|
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