Updated and expanded introductory textbook exploring law, compliance and enforcement through case studies of the most important international organizations. Takes readers behind the scenes to explore how IOs shape and are shaped by international politics. This edition covers IR theory in more depth, and extensive new material on the EU.
About the Author
Ian Hurd is Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University. He is a leading scholar of international law and international relations and has won awards for his research and teaching, including the Chadwick Alger Prize for After Anarchy: Legitimacy and Power in the UN Security Council and the Barry Farrell Award at Northwestern University for teaching excellence. He is the co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations as well as The UN Security Council and the Politics of International Authority.