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Arthur Stein
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UCLA

 

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Archive for the 'Global Governance' Category

[As posted at Rising BRICSAM. Note that the blog title was provided by the Rising BRICSAM host.] The Colin Bradford piece in FP, “Seven New Laws of the G-20 Era”, Dan Drezner’s blog comment, “Learning to Embrace the Policy Deadlocks” and then Bradford’s rebuttal – again in FP – “Don’t Judge the G-20 by Its […]

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[As posted at Rising BRICSAM] Alan’s post on Monday focused on the views of G8 members about the possibility of expanding their membership. This post was drafted before Alan’s and focuses instead on the G-8’s outreach efforts. I’ve described in previous posts the different bases for constructing international groupings and how the BRIC and IBSA […]

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The Creation of Clubs: The BRIC

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

[As posted at Rising BRICSAM] In a previous post, I distinguished three bases for grouping countries. In this blog, I discuss the BRIC and its possible expansion to BRICSAM in that context. The Creation of Clubs States form international institutions self-consciously to achieve some objective(s). The institutions can be organized along areal or functional lines. […]

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[As posted at Rising BRICSAM] BRICSAM is being proffered as a new grouping of states. Alan has written a set of excellent blogs asking whether the BRICSAM states have comparable wealth and power positions and whether all the countries fit in the same category or class. What began as a Goldman Sachs grouping of BRICs […]

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