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Rethinking Global Governance

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Pages: 277
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Rethinking World Politics

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This new textbook provides an accessible introduction to, and analysis of, contemporary global governance, explaining what it is and the obstacles to its realization. Paying particular attention to the possible decline of...

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This new textbook provides an accessible introduction to, and analysis of, contemporary global governance, explaining what it is and the obstacles to its realization. Paying particular attention to the possible decline of American influence and the rise of China and a number of other actors, the author – an expert in the field – explains why cooperation is proving difficult, despite its obvious need and desirability. By situating the subject in its historical context and considering topics such as globalization and regionalization, the economy, the environment and global security, the book provides a clear and grounded account of the prospects and possibilities for global governance. This is an essential text for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying Global Governance or International Organizations, and is also important reading for those working on Political Economy, International Development and Globalization.

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  • Accessible introduction and analysis of contemporary global governance that balances breadth and depth 
  • Comprehensively covers the rise of China and the possible decline of the US 
  • Goes beyond a narrow focus on international organizations to set global governance in historical context
  • Individual chapters on economic, strategic, and environmental governance

Introduction
1: A brief history of global governance.-  2: The theoretical debate.-  3: The world the US built.-  4: Contested governance and the Chinese challenge.-  5: The rise of the rest?.-  6: Globalization and regionalization.-  7: Governing the global economy.-  8: Governing the global environment.-  9: Governing global security.-  10: The future of global governance.
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Mark Beeson is Professor of International Politics at the University of Western Australia. Before re-joining UWA in 2015, he taught at Murdoch, Griffith, Queensland, York (UK) and Birmingham, where he was also head of department. His work is centred on the politics, economics and security of the broadly conceived Asia-Pacific region. He is the author or editor of 19 books, including Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia: Politics, Security and Economic Development and China’s Regional Relations: Evolving Foreign Policy Dynamics, co-authored with Fujian Li. He is currently the Research Chair of the Australian Institute of International Affairs.

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Mark Beeson is Professor of International Politics at the University of Western Australia. Before re-joining UWA in 2015, he taught at Murdoch, Griffith, Queensland, York (UK) and Birmingham, where he was also head of department. His work is centred on the politics, economics and security of the broadly conceived Asia-Pacific region. He is the author or editor of 19 books, including Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia: Politics, Security and Economic Development and China’s Regional Relations: Evolving Foreign Policy Dynamics, co-authored with Fujian Li. He is currently the Research Chair of the Australian Institute of International Affairs.

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