1. The Pareto frontier
At status quo (q) actors are not doing as well as they could.
Any policy combination that leads to an outcome in the area qba makes both
actors better off
Given available resources and technology:
1. Institutions: Do Rules Matter in World Politics?
Institutions vary in their goals and rules, but they generally serve to facilitate
Institutions: sets of rules, known and shared by the relevant community, that
1. United Nations (1945 present)
Objectives (Article 1 and Preamble)
Maintain International Peace and Security
Promote International Economic and Soc
1. Historical Evolution of International Organizations
A great deal of effort to achieve international governance is based on the European
After World War Two the Eurocentric nature of the international system has
1. Why do states organize?
Anarchy leads to problems
Do the problems states face differ?
How do the designs of the solutions differ?
Does the performance of the solutions differ?
Are there differences by issue areas?
1. Theoretical Perspectives
Classical Liberalism or Idealism
2. Classical Realism`
a. Looking into the causes of the Peloponnesian War (460-401 BC), he found that
1. Global Governance
The structures and processes that enable actors to coordinate interdependent
needs and interests in the absence of a unifying global political authority
a. The processes of interaction among the various act
1. Institutional Liberalism
Michael Doyle The Democratic Peace
Based on respect for individual rights (equality before the law, free speech,
civil liberties), private property, rule by popularly elected represen
1. League of Nations (1920-1946)
Concert of Europe (1815-1914)
World War One (1914-1918)
Versailles Peace Conference (1919-1920)
Woodrow Wilsons Fourteen Points
Role of Public Opinion
Lessons from Previous Experiences
The Council is composed of five permanent members: China (P.R.), France, Russian
Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States and ten non-permanent
(2013-2014) Argentina, Australia, Republic of Korea, Luxembour