International Regimes have long been understood as cooperative mechanisms that allow states to work with each other, shaping expectations and generating areas of convergence on specific issues. (Chen & Chen 2009; Gorg & Ulrich 2006; Brahm 2005; Keohane 1982). Ranging across numerous areas, including fisheries conservation, food production, international trade, proliferation control regimes, control of illicit goods, monetary regimes, development agenda, and environmental cooperation, they can often operate where international institutional control is weak. In the 21st century, such regimes often draw on international non-government organizations and mobilize public and community support as part of their strategy. As such, a wide range of actors can be engaged in regime creation and support, e.g. Taiwan as an economic actor, Global Witness as a key INGO monitoring regimes in the control of ‘blood diamonds’, and the Nuclear Suppliers Group in supporting alternative track proliferation control mechanisms. In more general terms, a deeper understanding of successful regime creation and maintenance may offer realistic paths to moderate the cross impacts of ‘turbulent’ globalization, without problematic political investment in contentious global-level institutions.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the Global Management Conference 2010|
|Subtitle of host publication||Globalization, sustainability and development|
|Editors||T. Assogbavi, S. Suhendra, H. Sirigoringo|
|Place of Publication||Jakarta|
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
|Event||Global Management Conference: Globalization, sustainability and development - Bali, Indonesia|
Duration: 27 Apr 2010 → 2 May 2010
|Conference||Global Management Conference|
|Abbreviated title||GMC 2010|
|Period||27/04/10 → 2/05/10|
Ferguson, R. J. (2010). International regimes and globalization: Tools for managing complex change. In T. Assogbavi, S. Suhendra, & H. Sirigoringo (Eds.), Proceedings of the Global Management Conference 2010: Globalization, sustainability and development (pp. 377-384). Jakarta: Gunadarma Press.