Future Positive: International Co-operation in the 21st Century / Edition 2

Future Positive: International Co-operation in the 21st Century / Edition 2

by Michael Edwards
     
 

An optimistic assessment of the prospects for a new international order - acting as a counter-blast to global pessimism. The text explains how the international system operates, the pressures it faces and the changes it must undergo, and offers concrete ideas to re-frame international relations, foreign aid and humanitarian intervention, without using jargon or

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An optimistic assessment of the prospects for a new international order - acting as a counter-blast to global pessimism. The text explains how the international system operates, the pressures it faces and the changes it must undergo, and offers concrete ideas to re-frame international relations, foreign aid and humanitarian intervention, without using jargon or simplistic judgements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844071029
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: the Co-operative Imperative
• Part One: Looking Back - 1945 and All That: a Brief History of International Co-operation
• How do Countries Grow? It's the Polity, Stupid!
• It's not Size that Matters: Development Projects Re-examined
• Matters of Life and Death: the Record of Humanitarian Intervention
• Summary: Sticks, Carrots and Room to Manoeuvre
• Part Two: Looking Forward - Creativity plus Opportunity: a New Formula for Foreign Aid
• Humanising Capitalism: Which Way Forward?
• Light but Firm: the Future of Global Governance
• Building Constituencies for Change: the Rise and Fall of Third-World Charity
• The Getting of Wisdom: Institutional Reform and Personal Revolution
• Conclusions: How Can I Help?
• References and Notes
• Index

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