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Multilevel governance as a global governance challenge: Assumptions, methods, shortcomings and future directions

Multilevel governance as a research approach has mostly been applied to explain governance problématiques surrounding the European Union or international organizations. As a general research framework in the area of IR theory, however, multilevel …

The making of a global system: Towards a general theory of international relations [Paper presentation]

The Future of Great Power Rivalries

Grounded in the expanding literature on the concept of rivalry, this chapter examines the question whether we should expect the number of rivalries in the twenty-first century to rise, to remain steady, or even to fall and why so. It introduces a …