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A Theory of International Organization

Author: Liesbet Hooghe; Gary Marks; Tobias Lenz
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2019
Series: A postfunctionalist theory of governance, volume 4; Transformations in governance
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Why do international organizations (IOs) look so different, yet so similar? The possibilities are diverse. Some international organizations have just a few member states, while others span the globe. Some are targeted at a specific problem, while others have policy portfolios as broad as national states. Some are run almost entirely by their member states, while others have independent courts, secretariats, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liesbet Hooghe; Gary Marks; Tobias Lenz
ISBN: 9780198766988 019876698X 9780198845072 0198845073
OCLC Number: 1121209014
Description: xxi, 196 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: 1: Introduction2: Philosophical Foundations of a Postfunctionalist Theory of International Governance3: Measuring International Authority4: The Basic Set-Up: How International Organizations Vary5: Why do some IOs expand their policy portfolio?6: The Resistible Rise of International Authority7: Why States Pool Authority8: Five Theses on International GovernanceAppendixPart I: OperationalizationPart II: Variables
Series Title: A postfunctionalist theory of governance, volume 4; Transformations in governance
Responsibility: Liesbet Hooghe, Tobias Lenz, and Gary Marks.


International organizations have come to play a central role in world politics. The authors present a major new attempt to explain the difference - and the similarities - between them, as well as  Read more...


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Hooghe, Lenz and Marks have written a first-rate book that sheds new light on classic questions of authority and institutional design, offers fascinating insights into the way IOs operate and evolve, Read more...

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