The Politics of International Regime
March 1, 2007
workshop organized by
Karen Alter and
papers for the
Politics of International Regime Complexity Symposium are now
available on SSRN.
Sponsored by the
Institute on Complex Systems
Northwestern Chicago Campus
Weiboldt Hall 248
Introductions and Terminology: Studying Complexity as an Independent
Karen Alter and Sophie
Politics of International Regime Complexity
Interconnections Matter within Specific Policy Areas
International Cooperation and the Global Refugee Regime: The Role of
Institutional Overlap in the
Realm of Security: The Case of NATO and ESDP
Discussant: Karen Alter
Impact of Regime Density
Institutional Density in Intellectual Property Rights Regimes: The Strategy
of Regime Shifting
Insights from Election
Monitoring for the Politics of Nesting and Overlapping Regimes
and How Complexity Influences Politics
The Power Politics of
Regime Complexity: Human Rights Trade Conditionality in Europe
Overlapping Institutions in
Conclusions about International Regime Complexity
and Peril of International Regime Complexity
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Rationality and the Policy Processes: Toward a New Model of
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