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Title Historical institutionalism and international relations : explaining institutional development in world politics / edited by Thomas Rixen, Lora Anne Viola, and Michael Zurn.
Imprint New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition First edition.

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Subject International relations -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
International relations -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Alt Name Rixen, Thomas, 1974-
Viola, Lora Anne,
Zürn, Michael, 1959-
Description 1 online resource (234 pages)
Edition First edition.
Note "This volume has its origin in two workshops held at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) in April 2011 and September 2012 .."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Historical Institutionalism and International Relations: Explaining Institutional Development in World Politics; Copyright; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Part I: Introduction; 1: Historical Institutionalism and International Relations: Towards Explaining Change and Stability in International Institutions; 1.1. THE PROMISE OF HISTORICAL INSTITUTIONALISM FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS; 1.2. HISTORICAL INSTITUTIONALISM AND INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT; 1.2.1. What is Historical Institutionalism?
1.2.2. Historical Institutionalist Mechanisms and International InstitutionsTools for Understanding Dynamic Processes and Stability; Focus on Endogenous Sources of Change; New Insights on Institutional Interaction; Enhancing Historical Institutionalism; 1.3. CONCEPTUALIZING INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT: RE-THINKING STABILITY AND CHANGE; 1.3.1. The Dimensions of Change; 1.3.2. Common Assumptions about the Nature of Institutional Change; 1.4. OUTLINE OF THE BOOK; 1.5. WHAT PLACE FOR HI IN IR?; ACKNOWLEDGMENT; REFERENCES; Part II: Historical Institutionalism at Work
2: Historical Institutionalism and Institutional Development in the EU: The Development of Supranational Authority over Government Subsidies (State Aid)2.1. INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF EU STATE AID REGULATION: THE EXPLANANDUM; 2.1.1. Preview of the Argument; 2.2. EXPLAINING INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE; 2.2.1. Insufficiency of Existing Explanations; 2.2.2. Agent-Centric Historical Institutionalism; Member States as Agents of Institutional Change; Supranational Actors as Agents of Institutional Change; Sub-National Private Actors as Agents of Institutional Change
2.3. INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE SUPRANATIONAL REGULATION OF STATE AID2.3.1. The Original Institutional Set-up: State Aid Rules in the Treaty of Rome; 2.3.2. The Early Decades: Supranationally Driven Change within Tight Constraints; 2.3.3. The 1980s, 1990s, and Beyond: The Commission's Formal Powers Gain "Teeth"; 2.3.4. The Power of Supranational Regulation of State Aid; 2.4. CONCLUDING REFLECTIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENT; REFERENCES; 3: Retrofitting Financial Globalization: The Politics of Intense Incrementalism after 2008; 3.1. CRISES, STATES, AND INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
3.1.1. National Preferences and International Institutional Choice3.2. FROM PIECEMEAL TO INTENSE INCREMENTALISM; 3.2.1. A Rapid Response; 3.2.2. Expanded Scope; 3.2.3. Deeper Reinforcements; 3.3. CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENT; REFERENCES; 4: Regionalization in the World Health Organization: Locking in a Pan-American Head Start; 4.1. THE IRREVERSIBLE REGIONALIZATION OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION; 4.2. THE WHO'S LONG FOUNDING MOMENT AND THE LIMITS OF CONSTITUTIONAL DESIGN; 4.2.1. The Initial Deadlock; 4.2.2. The Constitutional Compromise; 4.2.3. The Pan-American Head Start
Summary This volume applies Historical Institutionalism to the field of International Relations, and explores why it is particularly well-suited for understanding current developments within international institutions.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 9780191085154 (electronic bk.)
0191085154 (electronic bk.)
9780191824678 (electronic bk.)
0191824674 (electronic bk.)
9780198779629 (print)
ISBN/ISSN DOI 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779629.001.0001
OCLC # 957615626
Additional Format Print version: Historical institutionalism and international relations. First edition. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016 9780198779629 (DLC) 2015956090 (OCoLC)943701706


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