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On Global Order: Power, Values, and the Constitution of International Society

Andrew Hurrell


This book provides an introduction to the analysis of global political order — how patterns of governance and institutionalization in world politics have already changed; what the most important challenges are; and what the way forward might look like. The first section develops three analytical frameworks: a world of sovereign states capable of only limited cooperation; a world of ever-denser international institutions embodying the idea of an international community; and a world in which global governance moves beyond the state and into the realms of markets, civil society, and networks. Par ... More

Keywords: governance, institutionalization, world politics, international order, limited cooperation, international institutions, nationalism, political identity, human rights, collective security

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199233106
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233106.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Hurrell, author
University Lecturer in International Relations, Oxford University and Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford