Transnational Common Goods: Strategic Constellations, Collective Action Problems, and Multi-level Provision by K. HolzingerTransnational Common Goods: Strategic Constellations, Collective Action Problems, and Multi-level Provision by K. Holzinger

Transnational Common Goods: Strategic Constellations, Collective Action Problems, and Multi-level…

byK. Holzinger

Hardcover | December 15, 2008

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The provision of transnational and global common goods is increasingly important as a result of economic globalization and of technological developments. In this book international financial markets and international environmental problems are analyzed as typical examples of transnational common goods. The book deals with the factors affecting the strategic constellations in common goods provision, and in particular the strategic effects of the multi-level governance structure. The book is innovative in two respects. First, it applies public good theory to large-scale real world problems. Second, it introduces a systematic approach to the analysis of multi-level governance structures and their role in international common goods provision.

Katharina Holzinger is Chair of International Relations and Conflict Management at the University of Konstanz since 2007. She studied political science, German studies and philosophy of science at the University of Munich and received her PhD from University of Augsburg in 1993. She was a research associate at the Social Science Resea...
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Title:Transnational Common Goods: Strategic Constellations, Collective Action Problems, and Multi-level…Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230605850

ISBN - 13:9780230605855

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Table of Contents

Introduction * PART I: Strategic Constellations in Common Goods Provision * Common Goods Theory and Analytical Framework * Case Studies 1: Attributes of the Goods * Case Studies 2: Attributes of the Groups * Case Studies 3: Attributes of the Social and Institutional Environments * Strategic Constellations and Collective Action Problems * PART II: Strategic Constellations in the Multi-level Provision of Transnational Common Goods * Transnational Common Goods and Multi-level Systems: Analytical Framework * Case Studies 1: Homogeneity and Heterogeneity * Distortion Effects in Multi-level Systems * Conclusion