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Ideology and International Institutions

Erik Voeten


Today's liberal international institutional order is being challenged by the rising power of illiberal states and by domestic political changes inside liberal states. Against such a backdrop, this book offers a broader understanding of international institutions by arguing that the politics of multilateralism has always been based on ideology and ideological divisions. The book develops new theories and measures to make sense of past and current challenges to multilateral institutions. It presents a straightforward theoretical framework that analyzes multilateral institutions as attempts by st ... More

Keywords: international institutions, global order, social conflict, economic conflict, political conflict, multilateralism, ideology, multilateral institutions, global ideological conflict

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780691207322
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691207322.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Erik Voeten, author
Georgetown University