Global Collective Action

Global Collective Action

by Todd Sandler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521834775

ISBN-13: 9780521834773

Pub. Date: 08/01/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book examines how nations and other key participants in the global community address problems requiring coordinated efforts of two or more entities, that is, collective action. The global community has achieved successes on some issues such as eradicating smallpox, but on others, such as the reduction of drug trafficking, efforts to coordinate nations' actions…  See more details below

Overview

This book examines how nations and other key participants in the global community address problems requiring coordinated efforts of two or more entities, that is, collective action. The global community has achieved successes on some issues such as eradicating smallpox, but on others, such as the reduction of drug trafficking, efforts to coordinate nations' actions have not been sufficient. This book identifies the factors that promote or inhibit successful collective action at the regional and global level for an evergrowing set of challenges stemming from augmented cross-border flows associated with globalization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521834773
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

1Future perfect1
2"With a little help from my friends" : principles of collective action17
3Absence of invisibility : market failures45
4Transnational public goods : financing and institutions75
5Global health99
6What to try next? : foreign aid quagmire122
7Rogues and bandits : who bells the cat?144
8Terrorism : 9/11 and its aftermath163
9Citizen against citizen192
10Tales of two collectives : atmospheric pollution212
11The final frontier235
12Future conditional257

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