By Jonathan GS Koppell
Dilemmas from weather swap to monetary meltdowns make it transparent that worldwide interconnectedness is the norm within the twenty-first century. consequently, worldwide governance agencies (GGOs)—from the realm alternate association to the wooded area Stewardship Council—have taken on favorite roles within the administration of foreign affairs. those GGOs create and promulgate ideas to handle a bunch of urgent difficulties. yet as World Rule unearths, they try to satisfy demanding situations: development authority regardless of restricted skill to impose sanctions and protecting legitimacy whereas enjoyable the calls for of key constituencies whose aid is key to an international rulemaking regime.
Through a singular empirical examine of twenty-five GGOs, Jonathan GS Koppell offers a clearer photograph of the compromises inside of and the contest between those influential associations via focusing awareness on their organizational layout. examining 4 features of GGO association in depth—representation and management, the rulemaking strategy, adherence and enforcement, and curiosity team participation—Koppell describes version systemically, identifies styles, and provides motives that hyperlink GGO layout to the basic problem of responsibility in worldwide governance.