Contesting Global Governance: Multilateral Economic Institutions and Global Social Movements / Edition 1

Contesting Global Governance: Multilateral Economic Institutions and Global Social Movements / Edition 1

by Robert O'Brien, Anne Marie Goetz, Jan Aart Scholte, Marc Williams
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521774403

ISBN-13: 9780521774406

Pub. Date: 09/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The contest to shape global governance is increasingly being conducted on a number of levels and among a diverse set of actors. This book argues that increasing engagement between international institutions and sectors of civil society is producing a new form of international organization. The authors study the relationship between the IMF, World Bank, and World

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The contest to shape global governance is increasingly being conducted on a number of levels and among a diverse set of actors. This book argues that increasing engagement between international institutions and sectors of civil society is producing a new form of international organization. The authors study the relationship between the IMF, World Bank, and World Trade Organisation, and environmental, labor, and women's movements, providing a rich analysis of the institutional response to social movement pressure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521774406
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in International Relations Series, #71
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Contesting global governance: multilateralism and global social movements; 2. The World Bank and women's movements; 3. The World Trade Organisation and labour; 4. The World Bank, the World Trade Organisation and the environmental social movement; 5. The International Monetary Fund and social movements; 6. Complex multilateralism: MEIs and GSMs; References; Index.

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