Publisher description for Rethinking international organization : deregulation and global governance / Barbara Emadi-Coffin.


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The function of the state as a symbol of identity has become increasingly important as major powers of the pre-Cold War era have given way to self-determination. The conventional role of the state has, however, simultaneously been challenged by the process of globalization which transcends such national boundaries.
In this book, Barbara Emadi-Coffin seeks to explain this contradiction through a radical new theory. Emadi-Coffin analyzes the increasing interaction of multinational corporations, international organizations and transnational interest groups, such as Greenpeace and Amnesty International, in processess of the global political economy.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
International organization.
International economic relations.
International business enterprises.
International relations.
Free ports and zones.
Globalization.