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International organizations in world politics

Author: Tamar L Gutner
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE/ CQ Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"International organizations (IOs) are essential yet controversial actors in world politics today. This timely and engaging new title offers a comprehensive overview of major IOs and their role in global governance. [This book] presents a variety of theoretical approaches to analyzing the roles and impact of IOs. It then offers comprehensive, historically-grounded overviews of the most influential IOs--the United  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamar L Gutner
ISBN: 9781568029245 1568029241
OCLC Number: 944138044
Description: xii, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Intellectual context : the evolution of IO theory --
United Nations --
United Nations case study : Rwanda/genocide --
The World Bank --
World Bank case study : environmental behavior and performance --
The International Monetary Fund --
International Monetary Fund case study : the IMF and the global financial crisis --
The World Trade Organization --
World Trade Organization case study : intellectual property, trade, and access to medicine --
Regional organizations/European Union --
Regional organizations case study : African Union peace operations.
Responsibility: Tamar Gutner, American University.

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