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Approaches to Global Governance Theory

Approaches to Global Governance Theory
Edited by Martin Hewson and Timothy J. Sinclair.
Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1999.


As the debate over global governance heats up, Approaches to Global Governance Theory offers a guide to this new terrain. The contributors advocate approaches to global governance that recognize fundamental political, economic, technological, and cultural dynamics, that engage social and political theory, and that go beyond conventional international relations theory. We are offered here a guide to this new terrain.


Part One: The Global Governance Concept

1. The Emergence of Global Governance Theory
Martin Hewson and Timothy J. Sinclair

2. Politics in a Floating World: Toward a Critique of Global Governance
Robert Latham

3. Global Governance and Social Closure or Who Is to Be Governed in the Era of Global Governance?
Ronen Palan

Part Two: Technology, Discourse, and Global Governance

4. Environmental Remote Sensing, Global Governance, and the Territorial State
Karen T. Litfin

5. Did Global Governance Create Informational Globalism?
Martin Hewson

6. Governance and the Nation-State in a Knowledge-Based Political Economy
Edward A. Comor

Part Three: Knowledge, Marketization, and Global Governance

7. The Late-Modern Knowledge Structure and World Politics
Tony Porter

8. Synchronic Global Governance and the International Political Economy of the Commonplace
Timothy J. Sinclair

9. Borrowing Authority; Eclipsing Government
M. Mark Amen

Part Four: Political Identity, Civil Society, and Global Governance

10. History's Revenge and Future Shock: The Remapping of Global Politics
Yale H. Ferguson and Richard W. Mansbach

11. Our Global Neighborhood: Pushing Problem-Solving Theory to Its Limits and the Limits of Problem-Solving Theory
Michael G. Schechter

12. From Local Knowledge and Practice to Global Environmental Governance
Ronnie D. Lipschutz

Part Five: Conclusion

13. Toward an Ontology for Global Governance
James N. Rosenau