Global Ordering : Institutions and Autonomy in a Changing World

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Global Ordering examines the key institutions and organizations that mediate the ever-more complex relationship between globalization and autonomy. Bringing together a group of scholars, this book contributes significantly to the work of re-imagining the circumstances under which integrative systemic forces can be brought into alignment with irreducible commitments to individual and collective autonomy. It is important work that maps the new frontier of globalization studies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780774814331
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Publication date: 4/30/2008
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Globalization, Autonomy, and Institutional Change William D. Coleman Coleman, William D. Louis W. Pauly Pauly, Louis W. Diana Brydon Brydon, Diana 1

Pt. 1 Systemic Themes

2 The United Nations, the Bretton Woods Institutions, and the Reconstruction of a Multilateral Order Louis W. Pauly Pauly, Louis W. 23

3 International Law, Dispute Settlement, and Autonomy Guy Gensey Gensey, Guy Gilbert R. Winham Winham, Gilbert R. 44

4 Agricultural Trade and the World Trade Organization William D. Coleman Coleman, William D. 64

5 World Heritage Sites and the Culture of the Commons Caren Irr Irr, Caren 85

6 Fantasies at the International Whaling Commission: Management, Sustainability, Conservation Petra Rethmann Rethmann, Petra 106

7 Globalization, Autonomy, and Global Institutions: Accounting for Accounting Sarah Eaton Eaton, Sarah Tony Porter Porter, Tony 125

8 Transnational Law and Privatized Governance A. Claire Cutler Cutler, A. Claire 144

9 Transnational Actors and Global Social Welfare Policy: The Limits of Private Institutions in Global Governance Michael Webb Webb, Michael Emily Sinclair Sinclair, Emily 166

Pt. 2 Regional Variations

10 Differentiated Autonomy: North America's Model of Transborder Governance Stephen Clarkson Clarkson, Stephen 191

11 Sovereignty Revisited: European Reconfigurations, Global Challenges, and Implications for Small States Ulf Hedetoft Hedetoft, Ulf 214

12 Subsidiarity and Autonomy in the European Union Ian Cooper Cooper, Ian 234

13 Institutions of Arctic Ordering: The Cases of Greenland and Nunavut Natalia Loukacheva Loukacheva, Natalia 255

14 Conclusion: Institutions, Autonomy, and Complexity Louis W. PaulyPauly, Louis W. 273

Abbreviations 283

Notes and Acknowledgments 287

Works Cited 291

Contributors 313

Index 317

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