Global Governance

Explores the impact of international institutions and miltilateral processes on economic development, peace and security, human rights, and the preservation of the environment.

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 4, October-December

Bridging the Digital Divide: New Route to Development or New Form of Dependency?
The Catholic Church has the practice of appointing a devil's advocate (Advocatus Diaboli) when considering a person for sainthood. The role of the advocate is to ferret Out all the reasons why that person should not be made a saint and present them...
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Civil-Military Responses to Security Challenges in Peace Operations: Ten Lessons from Kosovo
The complex environments in which peace operations have to function often pose difficult internal security challenges, such as the demilitarization of nonstate militias, control and seizure of heavy and light weapons, protection of humanitarian...
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International Institutions and the Case for Corporate Governance: Toward a Distributive Governance Framework?
The proper governance of companies will become as crucial to the world economy as the proper governing of countries ... strong corporate governance produces good social progress. The two go together. James Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank...
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Postwar Political Economy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Spoils of Peace
In postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), international and local captains maneuver to assert control and negotiate areas of collaboration. In each of the Croat and Bosniac areas of the Federation and in the Serb-controlled Republika Srpska (RS),...
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The Middle East Conflict: The Palestinian Dimension. (Global Insights)
A significant flaw in the search for peace in the Middle East over the years has been the calculated avoidance of the centrality of the Palestinian dimension of the conflict. Only now are efforts being made to tackle the problem. But the recognition...
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Why War Trumps Peace. (Global Insights)
War in human society is as pervasive as the wish for peace is universal. The use of force and the possibility of controlling it and so controlling others has preoccupied rulers and scholars alike since time immemorial--from Thucydides, Kautilya,...
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