International Summitry and Global Governance: The rise of by Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol,Federico Romero

By Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol,Federico Romero

This quantity is the 1st targeted examine of the emergence of normal and common heads of presidency conferences (summits), masking the interval from the mid-1970s to the early 1990s.

Summit conferences of heads of presidency became 'banal' in brand new global. but they're a rather contemporary perform that took off in basic terms within the mid-1970s. the purpose of the publication is to discover the origins of this new characteristic of world governance in its historic context. Why did heads of Western governments choose to frequently join up within the eu Council and the G7? What have been they aiming at? How have been those conferences run and what outcomes did they've got? How did different actors of diplomacy – states in addition to non-state and/or transnational actors - react to this alteration?

Based on newly published archival fabric, International Summitry and worldwide Governance investigates the increase of normal foreign summitry and its effect on diplomacy. the quantity brings jointly the easiest experts of this new box of ancient enquiry so one can discover these positive aspects of world governance of their ancient context, and open up an interdisciplinary discussion with social scientists who've studied summits from their very own disciplinary perspectives.

This ebook may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of foreign background, chilly warfare reports, worldwide governance, overseas coverage and IR in general.

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