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International organizations under pressure (2019)

legitimating global governance in challenging times

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Abstract

International organizations like the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, or the European Union are a defining feature of contemporary world politics. In recent years, many of them have also become heavily politicized. In this work, we examine how the norms and values that underpin the evaluations of international organizations have changed over the past 50 years. Looking at five organizations in depth, we observe two major trends. Taken together, both trends make the legitimation of international organizations more challenging today.

Keywords

International organization, International agencies

Languages

English

Publisher

Oxford University Press

ISBN

9780191874499

Edition

First edition

DOI

10.1093/oso/9780198837893.001.0001

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