Limits of Global Governance
By (author) Jim Whitman
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Limits of Global Governance by Jim Whitman
Book DescriptionAre we creating an ungovernable world? Can we be confident that our existing modes of global governance are sufficient, or adaptable enough, to meet the challenges of globalization? This new study powerfully tackles these key questions, delivering a provocative examination of the cognitive, practical and political limits on our ability to exercise systems of regulation and control on the same scale as the globalizing forces already shaping the human condition. Key issues addressed include: * an examination of the many meanings of 'global governance' * a contextualised view of global governance within the complex interaction of human and natural systems * an analysis of global governance at a fundamental and conceptual level * a case study of disseminative systems and global governance This book is essential reading for those with research interests in global politics, international relations and globalization.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415339032
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This book provides a thorough overview of global governance, exploring the key conceptual issues and illustrating them with international case studies as well as offering a provocative critique of the research in the field.
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Author Biography - Jim Whitman
Jim Whitman is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford.
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