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Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations

Ramesh Thakur, editor-in-chief, with Mónica Serrano, Brian Job, and Diana Tussie, editors
Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations
ISSN: 1075-2846
ISSN: 1075-2846
Volume 24, #1-4, 2018/128 pages per issue
Published Quarterly
Impact Factor: 1.031
#31 (of 86) in International Relations (2015 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports: 5-year Impact Factor)

"With contributions from leading academics and practitioners, Global Governance offers unique, indispensable, and accessible analysis and scholarship on the world's complex and evolving multilateral processes."—David Bosco

"A prime source for the conceptual as well as empirical analysis and debate of world organization, its political processes, institutional design and ethical implications."—Manuel Fröhlich

"An indispensable guide for understanding the challenges confronting the world and exploring solutions to them."—Amitav Acharya

"Research and policy studies are fused in intellectually coherent, research rich, well-informed, and relevant essays on global issues, the  governance of which is the pressing challenge of our times."—John Groom

"Global Governance has endured as the premier policy-oriented academic journal on key substantive and institutional issues at the heart of multilateral organizations.Its cross-disciplinary approach perfectly suits its subject-matter and its rigour has enhanced its authority.  Vital reading."—David Malone"Global Governance serves as an invaluable forum for scholars and practitioners to engage each other on matters of central importance to multilateralism, global public policy, and international governance.[The journal] has both analytical punch and immediate relevance.  Consequently, the journal not only provides insights for scholars and practitioners, but it is incredibly valuable for teaching"—Michael Barnett

"Provides us with sturdy analysis and stimulating debate, while alerting us to both the challenges and the possibilities of globalization."—Alan Doss

"An enormously useful bridge between scholars and practitioners concerned with multilateral diplomacy and international organizations in their many dimensions."—Sir Richard Jolly

"Presents creative and rigorous research."—Louis W. Goodman

"Distinguished by academic rigor, policy innovation, and practical utility."—Michael Schifter

"The best source of critical analysis on how national and international agents interact in the international community"—Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro

"Global Governance nicely bridges the gap between academic and practitioner viewpoints. It is a crucial resource for anyone wanting to understand better many of the critical challenges of international cooperation."—Keith Krause

"Essential reading for scholars and students, as well as policymakers and practitioners concerned about global challenges in the 21st century."—Chantal de Jonge Oudraat

"Those of us who work in the UN system admire Global Governance for the high quality of its pieces on UN institutions...."—Edmond Mulet

"Indispensable reading for those who care for the planet and its people."—Bertrand Ramcharan

"A rich and indispensable information source for researchers and policymakers alike—for all interested in leading-edge thinking on the topic of better governed, more balanced globalization."—Inge Kaul

"Informs the activist in everyone with thought-provoking issues of our future. Public libraries should take a look."—Library Journal


Global Governance showcases the expertise of leading scholars and practitioners concerned with the processes of international cooperation and multilateralism. The result is a provocative exploration of the most pressing transnational challenges of our time—issues of peace and security, development, human rights, the environment, and health among them—presenting groundbreaking research, opinion pieces, and book reviews.

The editors and distinguished editorial board are committed to producing a rigorously refereed journal reflecting a wide range of disciplinary and global perspectives.

Global Governance is published in association with the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS).

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