Vol 3, Issue 1, February 2012

Vol 3, Issue 1, February 2012

The articles in the February 2012 issue of Global Policy examine strategies for rebuilding post-conflict states and civil societies; the justifications for armed interventions and the role of business in global security; and the obstacles for the WTO Doha round and the prospects for a green global economy at Rio. It also includes a special section on the ‘The Governance of the Global Commons’ introduced by Klaus Dodds.

Research Articles

Jean-Philippe Thérien - The United Nations and Human Development: From Ideology to Global Policies

Richard Kozul-Wright, Piergiuseppe Fortunato and Igor Paunovic - Rebuilding Haiti: Lessons from Post-Conflict Experiences

Ayse Kaya - Conflicted Principals, Uncertain Agency: The International Monetary Fund and the Great Recession

Mary Martin - Conflicted Corporates: Rethinking the Role of Business in Global Security

Max Stephenson Jr and Laura Zanotti - Implementing the Liberal Peace in Post-conflict Scenarios: The Case of Women in Black-Serbia

Special Section - The Governance of the Global Commons

Klaus Dodds – Introduction: The Governance of the Global Commons: Much Unfinished Business?

John Vogler - Global Commons Revisited

Joan Johnson-Freese and Brian Weeden - Application of Ostrom’s Principles for Sustainable Governance of Common-Pool Resources to Near-Earth Orbit

J. Ashley Roach - The Central Arctic Ocean: Another Global Commons

Survey Articles

Amitai Etzioni - The Case for Decoupled Armed Interventions

Peter M. Haas - The Political Economy of Ecology: Prospects for Transforming the World Economy at Rio Plus 20

Ross P. Buckley - Reforming the International Monetary Fund

Practitioner Commentaries

Braz Baracuhy - Running into a Brick Wall: The WTO Doha Round, Governance Gap and Geopolitical Risks

Sudip Banerjee - Going Green in IT

Toni Muzi Falconi - From ‘Public’ to ‘Stakeholder Relationships’: A Challenge to Governance in Organisations

Responses to Articles

Kishore Mahbubani - The OECD: A Classic Sunset Organisation

Review Essay

Francesca Klug - The Last Utopia


John Kane - Moral Movements and Foreign Policy

Michael Byers - The Future History of the Arctic

Alexander Kleibrink - How Enemies Become Friends: The Sources of Stable Peace

Amy Smith - Strengthening Peace in Post-Civil War States: Transforming Spoilers into Stakeholders

Vijay Mehta - United Nations Reform and the New Collective Security


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