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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 72711.
Published: 09 March 2023
...Lant Pritchett My argument is that while enormous progress has been made during the post–World War II “development era” during which there was substantial multilateral and bilateral development cooperation, or “foreign aid,” that era is coming to a close. The main driving forces of the end...
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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 72682.
Published: 09 March 2023
...María Fernanda Espinosa The multilateral system established after World War II is obsolete and insufficient to address current challenges, such as tensions between major powers and within regional blocks, inequalities, climate change, and health issues resulting from a strained power struggle...
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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 72709.
Published: 06 March 2023
...Yuen Yuen Ang The current system of multilateralism, borne out of circumstances after the Second World War, is no longer fit for purpose today. How should this system be reinvented, and what types of research can contribute to its reform? First, it is not enough to tell international organizations...
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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 70348.
Published: 21 February 2023
...Vikram Raghavan Multilateralism occupies a vast canvas. It means different things to different people. It is studied across many disciplines from political science and international relations to history, sociology, and international law. Its theorists are as diverse as its critics (Alvarez 2000...
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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 68310.
Published: 09 February 2023
...Ngaire Woods The rise of geostrategic rivalry between the United States and China is changing international cooperation. As China seeks new influence and the United States seeks to contain China and to reduce its own international obligations, three dimensions of multilateralism are becoming...
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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 67826.
Published: 23 January 2023
... conclude with policy implications for rethinking multilateralism. Yet we lack a broader understanding about these threats to withdraw and the reforms they purport to achieve. As scholars and policymakers think about reforming multilateralism, this article addresses the following questions: How often...
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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 57708.
Published: 20 January 2023
... multilateral frameworks, as well as the conditions under which they are developing new work-arounds when the existing multilateral arrangements have not functioned as intended. These ad hoc multilateral and minilateral arrangements, necessitated by the crisis, have filled the gap when the expected benefits...
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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 57639.
Published: 13 January 2023
... Confidentiality Multilateralism The COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted economies, undermined national governments, and cast a harsh light on global health governance. What is the future of multilateralism for institutions like the World Health Organization (WHO) and for threats like contagious diseases...
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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 57547.
Published: 06 January 2023
...Leslie Elliott Armijo The paper posits a powerful mutuality of interests between global multilateralism and independent regionalism in the global South. The more-or-less liberal international order established following the Second World War struggles to retain political and financial support from...
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Global Perspectives (2022) 3 (1): 57594.
Published: 28 December 2022
...J. P. Singh; Michael Woolcock In response to the numerous challenges facing contemporary multilateral organizations, and indeed the very idea of multilateralism itself, many have called for “wholesale change” yet few have provided specific details on substance or articulated how any such reforms...
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Global Perspectives (2022) 3 (1): 55655.
Published: 30 November 2022
...T. Renee Bowen; J. Lawrence Broz A major contributor to the crisis at the World Trade Organization is the decline in support for multilateralism in the United States. Three key problems with the organization’s design precipitated the decline. First, incomplete rules related to trade remedies...
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Global Perspectives (2022) 3 (1): 55675.
Published: 30 November 2022
...David R. K. Adler; Alexander E. Kentikelenis Recent commentary on the state of multilateralism begins from an alarming premise: a popular backlash against globalization is underway. The prospects for multilateralism depend, by this account, on shielding global governance from the forces of mass...
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Global Perspectives (2022) 3 (1): 39684.
Published: 08 November 2022
...–trained mainstream economists (Kentikelenis and Babb 2019; Woods 2006) . Second, in the absence of more substantive reform in the formal governance structures of multilateral institutions, such as the executive boards, more balanced representation among organizational management and staff may help...
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Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 24069.
Published: 20 May 2021
...Amrita Narlikar 1. [email protected] 26 1 2021 23 3 2021 pandemic covid19 wto multilateralism geoeconomics reform The devastating COVID-19 pandemic has thrown several aspects of global governance under challenge. The World Health Organization...
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Global Perspectives (2020) 1 (1): 17639.
Published: 14 October 2020
...Inge Kaul This article argues that one of the key questions—or even the key question—of our times is how to foster enhanced compatibility between national policy-making sovereignty and effective multilateral cooperation. There are multiple reasons for this. First, given the growing importance...