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Seeking order in anarchy : multilateralism as state strategy

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    The University of Alberta Press, 2016
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
  • Publisher:
    The University of Alberta Press, 2016


  • Contributor: Abiew, Frances Kofi; Akuffo, Edward Ansah; Anderson, Greg J.; Black, David R.; Bratt, Duane; Franceschet, Antonio; Gecelovsky, Paul; Hornsby, David J.; Keating, Tom; Kukucha, Christopher J.; McCoy, John; Narine, Shaun; Nossal, Kim Richard; Weinert, Matthew S.

    "The idea of multilateralism is not something that can be forced on states, nor does it come naturally to them." —Tom Keating Seeking Order in Anarchy offers insights into both the theoretical foundations and the real-world outcomes of multilateralism in world affairs. Recognizing that Tom Keating’s theories, though rooted in Canadian foreign policy, have a broader application in international relations, Robert W. Murray has assembled an array of theoretical interpretations of multilateralism, as well as case studies examining its practical effects. Drawing from the insights of fourteen noted scholars and featuring an essay from Tom Keating himself, this volume examines the conditions that encourage states to adopt multilateral strategies, and the consequences of doing so in the context of increasingly complex global politics. Seeking Order in Anarchy is an important book for scholars, graduate students, policy makers, and anyone interested in how multilateralism functions in today’s world. Contributors: Francis Kofi Abiew, Edward Ansah Akuffo, Greg J. Anderson, David R. Black, Duane Bratt, Antonio Franceschet, Paul Gecelovsky, David J. Hornsby, Tom Keating, Christopher J. Kukucha, John McCoy, Robert W. Murray, Shaun Narine, Kim Richard Nossal, Matthew S. Weinert

    Original Publisher: Edmonton, The University of Alberta Press
    Language(s): English
    Collection(s)/Series: Read Alberta Ebooks