By Clive Archer
Routledge – 2014 – 186 pages
What is the role of international organizations in the international political system?
The fourth edition of Clive Archer’s widely used textbook continues to provide students with an introduction to international organizations, exploring their rise and development, and accounts for their significance in the modern international political system.
International Organizations fourth edition:
'All in all, it amounts to a very neat package … an excellent summary of the state of the art in the "mini-sub-field" within international relations which is the study of international organizations.' - The Round Table (2002) 367
1. Definitions and history, 2. Classification of international organizations, 3. Writings on international organizations, 4. Role and function of international organizations, 5. International organizations: the future
Clive Archer was, until 2009, Research Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University and is now a freelance researcher and writer.