International Institutions


Although transnational actors are not new on the world stage, the number and type of these international entities expanded dramatically after World War II. This collection examines both the rise of these post-war transnational actors and their effect on international politics and policies.

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Although transnational actors are not new on the world stage, the number and type of these international entities expanded dramatically after World War II. This collection examines both the rise of these post-war transnational actors and their effect on international politics and policies.

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Richard Steinberg is Professor of Economics, Philanthropic Studies, and Public Affairs at IUPUI. He coedited The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook, 2nd Ed., coauthored Economics for Nonprofit Mangers, and was Co-President of ARNOVA from 1992-1994. His research focuses on determinants of giving and volunteering, the theory of nonprofit organizations, public policy, and nonprofit managerial economics.
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Table of Contents

Coordination Versus Prisoners' Dilemma: Implications for international cooperation and regimes - Duncan Snidal
Theories and Empirical Studies of International Institutions - Lisa L. Martin and Beth A. Simmons
Multilateralism: The anatomy of an institution - John Gerard Ruggie
International Organization: A state of the art on an art of the state - Friedrich Kratochwil and John Gerard Ruggie
World Society and the Nation-State - John W. Meyer, John Boli, George M. Thomas and Francisco O. Ramirez
Regime Dynamics: The rise and fall of international regimes - Oran R. Young
Introduction: Epistemic communities and international policy coordination - Peter M. Haas
Transnational Advocacy Networks in International and Regional Politics - Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink
Why States Act through Formal International Organizations - Kenneth W. Abbott and Duncan Snidal
Interests, Power, and Multilateralism - Lisa L. Martin,
Regimes and the Limits of Realism: Regimes as autonomous variables - Stephen D. Krasner
The Demand for International Regimes - Robert O. Keohane
International Public Goods without International Government - Charles P. Kindleberger
International Agreements: A rational choice approach - Jack L. Goldsmith and Eric A. Posner
The False Promise of International Institutions - John J. Mearsheimer
Global Communications and National Power: Life on the Pareto frontier - Stephen D. Krasner
Cave! Hic Dragones: A critique of regime analysis - Susan Strange
The Politics, Power, and Pathologies of International Organizations - Michael N. Barnett, and Martha Finnemore
Sharing Sovereignty: New institutions for collapsed and failing states - Stephen D. Krasner
Norms and State Structure: UNESCO and the creation of state science bureaucracies - Martha Finnemore
Institutional Conditions for Diffusion - David Strang and John W. Meyer
The Institutional Dynamics of International Political Orders - James G. March and Johan P. Olsen
International Regimes, Transactions, and Change: Embedded liberalism in the postwar economic order - John Gerard Ruggie
Is the Good News about Compliance Good News about Cooperation? - George W. Downs, David M. Rocke, and Peter N. Barsoom
Do Treaties Constrain or Screen? Selection bias and treaty compliance - Jana von Stein
The Origins of Human Rights Regimes: Democratic delegation in postwar Europe - Andrew Moravcsik
From Balance to Concert: A study of international security cooperation - Robert Jervis
NATO's Functions after the Cold War - John S. Duffield
Beyond Anarchy: The importance of security institutions - David A. Lake
Norms and Security: The case of international assassination - Ward Thomas
The Role of Multilateral Institutions in International Trade Cooperation - Giovanni Maggi
The New Wave of Regionalism - Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner
Regulatory Shift: The rise of judicial liberalization at the WTO - Judith L. Goldstein and Richard H. Steinberg
The Politics of Dispute Settlement Design: Explaining legalism in regional trade pacts - James McCall Smith
An Exclusive Country Club: The effects of the GATT on trade, 1950-94 - Joanne Gowa and Soo Yeon Kim
Institutions in International Relations: Understanding the effects of the GATT and the WTO on world trade - Judith L. Goldstein, Douglas Rivers and Michael Tomz
International Law and State Behavior: Commitment and compliance in international monetary affairs - Beth Simmons
Balance-of-Payments Financing: Evolution of a regime - Benjamin J. Cohen
The Political Economy of International Monetary Relations - J. Lawrence Broz and Jeffry A. Frieden
Introduction: Legalization and world politics - Judith Goldstein, Miles Kahler, Robert O. Keohane and Anne-Marie Slaughter
In the Shadow of Law or Power? Consensus-based bargaining and outcomes in the GATT/WTO - Richard H. Steinberg
Europe Before the Court: A political theory of legal integration - Anne-Marie Burley and Walter Mattli
Legalization, Trade Liberalization, and Domestic Politics: A cautionary note - Judith Goldstein and Lisa L. Martin
Feminist Approaches to International Law - Hilary Charlesworth, Christine Chinkin and Shelley Wright
The Politics of International Regime Formation: Managing natural resources and the environment - Oran R. Young
Regime Design Matters: Intentional oil pollution and treaty compliance - Ronald B. Mitchell
Women's Rights, the European Court, and Supranational Constitutionalism - Rachel A. Cichowski
The Power of the European Parliament as a Conditional Agenda Setter - George Tsebelis
The Justice Cascade: The evolution and impact of foreign human rights trials in Latin America - Ellen L. Lutz and Kathryn Sikkink
Incomplete Internalization and Compliance with Human Rights Law - Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks
Reconstituting the Global Public Domain - Issues, Actors, and Practices - John Gerard Ruggie
Legitimacy and Authority in International Politics - Ian Hurd
Governance in a Partially Globalized World - Robert O. Keohane
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