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Book launch : International Organization and Global Governance

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Fabrice Weissman
Fabrice
Weissman

Graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Fabrice Weissman joined MSF in 1995. He spent several years as logistician and head of mission in Sub-Saharian Africa (Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, etc.), Kosovo, Sri Lanka and more recently Syria. He has published several articles and books on humanitarian action, including "In the Shadow of Just Wars. Violence, Politics and Humanitarian Action" (ed., London, Hurst & Co., 2004), "Humanitarian Negotiations Revealed. The MSF Experience" (ed., Oxford University Press, 2011) and "Saving Lives and Staying Alive. Humanitarian Security in the Age of Risk Management" (ed., London, Hurst & Co, 2016).

Fabrice Weissman, coordinator and director of Studies at Crash has published 'Crisis and humanitarian containment' in International organization and global governance. Featuring a diverse and impressive array of authors, this volume, edited by Thomas G. Weiss and Rorden Wilkinson, is 'the most comprehensive textbook available for all interested in international organization and global governance'. Organized around a concern with how the world is and could be governed, the book offers:

- In-depth and accessible coverage of the history and theories of international organization and global governance;
- Discussions of the full range of state, intergovernmental, and nonstate actors; and
- Examinations of key issues in all aspects of contemporary global governance.

The book's 50 chapters are arranged into 7 parts and woven together by a comprehensive introduction to the field, separate section introductions designed to guide students and faculty, and helpful pointers to further reading. International Organization and Global Governance is a self-contained resource enabling readers to better comprehend the role of myriad actors in the governance of global life as well as to assemble the many pieces of the contemporary global governance puzzle.

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Fabrice Weissman, Book launch : International Organization and Global Governance, 4 November 2013, URL : https://msf-crash.org/en/blog/book-launch-international-organization-and-global-governance

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