Divided Nations

Divided Nations

Why Global Governance Is Failing, and What We Can Do About It

Book - 2013 | 1st ed.
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With rapid globalization, the world is more deeply interconnected than ever before. While this has its advantages, it also brings with it systemic risks that are only just being identified and understood. Rapid urbanization, together with technological leaps, such as the Internet, mean that weare now physically and virtually closer than ever in humanity's history. We face a number of international challenges - climate change, pandemics, cyber security, and migration - which spill over national boundaries. It is becoming increasingly apparent that the UN, the IMF, the World Bank - bodies created in a very different world, more than 60 years ago - areinadequate for the task of managing such risk in the 21st century. Ian Goldin explores whether the answer is to reform the existing structures, or to consider a new and radical approach. By setting out the nature of the problems and the various approaches to global governance, Goldin highlights the challenges that we are to overcome and considers a road map for thefuture.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780199693900
0199693900
Branch Call Number: 327.101 GOLDI
Characteristics: xiv, 207 p. : ill., maps. ; 21 cm.

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