International Organizations

Author: Kelly-Kate Pease
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317347538
Release Date: 2015-07-22
Genre: Political Science

Drawing on mainstream and critical theoretical approaches, International Organizations offers a comprehensive examination of international organizations' political and structural role in world politics. Surveying key issues from international security to the environment, International Organizations looks at present and future possibilities for global governance from a broad range of perspectives.

International Organizations

Author: Clive Archer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317615378
Release Date: 2014-10-24
Genre: Political Science

What is the role of international organizations in the international political system? The fourth edition of Clive Archer’s widely used textbook continues to provide students with an introduction to international organizations, exploring their rise and development, and accounts for their significance in the modern international political system. International Organizations fourth edition: has been fully updated to take into account the considerable developments in the field since the last edition was published in 2001. continues to offer a unique concise yet comprehensive approach, offering students an accessible and manageable introduction to this core part of international relations. offers an authoritative guide to the literature about international organizations and provides advice on further reading.

International Organization

Author: J. Barkin
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137356734
Release Date: 2015-12-31
Genre: Political Science

The newly revised and updated edition of International Organization is an introduction to the study of international organizations in the field of International Relations intended for students in the discipline. It looks at the different ways in which IOs are studied and then applies these different modes to a variety of specific case studies.

An Introduction to International Organizations Law

Author: Jan Klabbers
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781316299821
Release Date: 2015-04-23
Genre: Law

The third edition of this market-leading textbook (previously called An Introduction to International Institutional Law) is written in a clear, three-part structure. It is centred on the dynamics of the relationships between international organisations and their organs, staff, and the outside world. It discusses the essential topics of the law of international organisations, including powers, finances, and privileges and immunities, as well as membership rules, institutional structures, and accountability. The newly revised text has been updated extensively to reflect the entry into force of the EU's Lisbon Treaty (and Croatia's accession) and new articles on the responsibility of international organisations. The chapters have also been reorganised for further clarity. Two new chapters, on the international civil service and the relations between organisations and other institutions, respectively, have been added.

The Law of International Organisations

Author: N. D. White
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 0719059542
Release Date: 2005
Genre: International agencies

This new edition considers the unifying legal attributes that span vastly differing inter-governmental organisations, from the UN to the EU. A law of international organisations has become established in certain areas, such as legal personality, powers, membership, finance, and decision-making. In other, newer, areas - accountability, responsibility and democracy - politics is still much rawer, and has not yet been fully converted into legal concepts and principles. As with the first edition, there are plenty of examples of organisations given in the text. Individual organisations dealing with issues such as security, health, civil aviation, finance and trade are scrutinised by way of example, to illustrate how different they can be, but also to show how it is possible to debate a set of legal principles that transcend each institution. This new edition of an established text will appeal to students and academics as well as individuals seeking a legal and political insight into international organisations.

Research Handbook on the Law of International Organizations

Author: Jan Klabbers
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 9780857931290
Release Date: 2011-05
Genre: Political Science

This pioneering Research Handbook with contributions from renowned experts, provides an overview of the general doctrines making up the law of international organizations.The approach of this book is taken from a novel perspective: that of the tension between functionalism and constitutionalism. In doing so, this Handbook presents not only practically relevant information, but also provides a tool for understanding the ways in which internationalorganizations work. It has separate chapters on specific 'constitutional' topics and on two specific organizations: the EU and the UN. Research Handbook on the Law of international Organizations will be of particular interest to academics and graduate students in the fields ofinternational law, international politics and international relations.

International Organisations

Author: Clive Archer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134540365
Release Date: 2002-09-11
Genre: Political Science

This widely used textbook continues to provide students with an introduction to International Organisations, exploring their rise, their development in the 20th century and accounting for their significance in the modern international political and economic system. The third edition: has been fully revised and updated continues to offer a unique concise, yet comprehensive, approach, giving students an accessible and manageable introduction to this core part of International Relations offers authoritative guides to further reading.

International Organizations

Author: Robert S. Jordan
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 027596549X
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Law

An analysis of how, why, and to what degree international organizations contribute to regularizing the interactions among states and other international actors. This edition appraises the emerging challenges to the centrality of the nation-state international system, such as environmentalism.

International Organization

Author: Volker Rittberger
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230364080
Release Date: 2012-01-06
Genre: Political Science

International organizations such as the UN, EU andIMF play an increasingly important role in international politics. Fully revised and updated,this broad-ranging text provides a systematic theoretical and empirical introduction to the structure, policies and performance of international organizations.

International organization and integration

Author: Louis B. Sohn
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 0898389151
Release Date: 1986-08-30
Genre: Political Science

In this thoughtful & meticulously researched book, Professor Blum makes a major contribution to the exposure of an important aspect of UN practice. He adds to his academic analysis the insight provided by his years as his country's Ambassador at the UN, & provides the reader with a fascinating & well-written argument. The book reflects events & developments that took place prior to the summer of 1990, during the period marked by global confrontation between the two major power blocs of those days. That confrontation found one of its strongest expressions in the United Nations, & was largely responsible for the deterioration of the legal-constitutional climate within the UN. With the end of that confrontation, as a result of the collapse of the former Soviet bloc & the disintegration of the Soviet Union itself, a new climate of parliamentary cooperation within the United Nations has come about. Consequently, there would now appear to exist a real prospect - perhaps for the first time since the establishment of the Organization - for a reconsideration of at least some of the practices that developed over the years within the cold war context, & which constitute a departure from the legal-constitutional requirements laid down by the Charter. It is in this spirit this book is offered to the reader's attention.

A Handbook on International Organizations

Author: René Jean Dupuy
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9041111190
Release Date: 1998-11-17
Genre: Law

Drafted by an international team of experts chosen by the Curatorium of the Hague Academy of International Law, this bilingual work French & English presents the reader with a comprehensive analysis of the law of international organizations, against the political, ideological, economic & technological environment in which they were set up & have evolved. Part 1 deals with the formal & organic machinery, Part 2 with activities of international organizations that is, not only normative, executive, & judicial functions, but also intervention domains in international economic, technological, social, & cultural life. This fully revised second edition updates & extends the highly successful first edition, which appeared in 1988.

International Organizations

Author: Ian Hurd
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107183308
Release Date: 2017-09-28
Genre: Law

Updated throughout, this is the third edition of Ian Hurd's lively introduction to the law and politics of international organizations.

National Sovereignity and International Organizations

Author: Magdalena M. Martín Martínez
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9041102000
Release Date: 1996-02-28
Genre: Political Science

This book deals with the question of national sovereignty and States' participation in International Organizations, whether traditional or supranational ones. Although there has been much discussion on the problems posed by the transference of sovereignty, this volume provides an original insight in that transfer of state sovereignty is approached as a dynamic process that can be divided into three different phases. Part one, called 'the initial phase', focuses on the examination of the domestic legal basis for the transfer of state sovereignty. Part two, 'the transfer phase', investigates how the process of transfer evolves within the core of two International Organizations: the United Nations and the European Communities. Part three, 'the post-transfer phase', analyses the States' responses to the effects and consequences of the transfer of sovereignty.

International Organizations as Self directed Actors

Author: Joel E. Oestreich
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415782913
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Business & Economics

This exciting new text illustrates and advances the argument that International Organizations (IOs) need to be taken seriously as actors in world affairs. Bringing together an international line-up of distinguished contributors, the text examines recent theories that suggest how IOs are able to set their own policies and implement them in meaningful ways. The chapters review these theoretical positions and then present a series of case studies which focus on how these theories play out when IOs are charged with solving global problems: including development, peacekeeping and environmental policy coordination. Examining and analysing both positive and negative examples of this independence, this text is a valuable resource on the topic of the internal workings of IOs, providing the richest and most focused textbook so far dealing with the capacity of IOs for independent action in international politics. It is essential reading for all students of international organizations.

Principles of the Institutional Law of International Organizations

Author: C. F. Amerasinghe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521545579
Release Date: 2005-02-17
Genre: Law

The second edition of C. F. Amerasinghe's successful book, which covers the institutional aspects of the law of international organizations, has been revised to include, among other things, a new chapter on judicial organs of international organizations, as well as a considerably developed chapter on dispute settlement. There is a rigorous analysis of all the material alongside a functional examination of the law. A brief history of international organizations is followed by chapters on, amongst others, interpretation, membership and representation, international and national personality, judicial organs, the doctrine of ultra vires, liability of members to third parties, employment relations, dissolution and succession, and amendment. Important principles are extracted and discussed, and the practice of different organizations examined.