Multilateralism Matters: The Theory and Praxis of an Institutional Form / Edition 1

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Succeeds in building on earlier work on cooperation, institutions, and regimes. It succeeds best in enlarging our understanding of the domestic dimensions and roots of multilateralism, as well as the false assumptions about cooperation with large numbers. (Mershon International Studies Review)

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Mershon International Studies Review

Succeeds in building on earlier work on cooperation, institutions, and regimes. It succeeds best in enlarging our understanding of the domestic dimensions and roots of multilateralism, as well as the false assumptions about cooperation with large numbers.

Mershon International Studies Review
Succeeds in building on earlier work on cooperation, institutions, and regimes. It succeeds best in enlarging our understanding of the domestic dimensions and roots of multilateralism, as well as the false assumptions about cooperation with large numbers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780231079815
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Publication date: 5/6/1993
  • Series: New Directions in World Politics Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 479
  • Sales rank: 981,958
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

The Contributors
Preface
Pt. 1 The Concept 1
1 Multilateralism: The Anatomy of an Institution 3
Pt. 2 Theoretical Debates 49
2 International Relations Theory and Multilateralism: The Search for Foundations 51
3 The Rational State Choice of Multilateralism 91
Pt. 3 Domestic Content 123
4 Regulating the World: Multilateralism, International Law, and the Projection of the New Deal Regulatory State 125
5 Elect Locally - Order Globally: Domestic Politics and Multilateral Cooperation 157
6 Creating the GATT Rules: Politics, Institutions, and American Policy 201
7 Shaping the Postwar Balance of Power: Multilateralism in NATO 233
Pt. 4 International Change 293
8 Multilateralism with Small and Large Numbers 295
9 Multilateralism and Security: Prospects in Europe 327
10 International Cooperation and Institutional Choice: The European Community's Internal Market 365
11 Multilateral Organizations and the Institution of Multilateralism: The Development of Regimes for Nonterrestrial Spaces 399
Pt. 5 Theoretical Reprise 441
12 Norms Versus Numbers: Multilateralism and the Rationalist and Reflexivist Approaches to Institutions - a Unilateral Plea for Communicative Rationality 443
Index 475
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