Dr. John Vasquez, Professor of Political Science and Specialist of International Relations at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, and Dr. Robert Pahre, Professor of Political Science and Director of the European Union Center at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, explain global governance systems using examples from the past and from today.
For more Center for Global Studies resources on this topic, see the Rule of Law and Human Rights Research Cluster.
In part 1, Dr. John Vasquez covers characteristics of past global governance systems, five traits of good global governance systems with examples from recent systems and strategies for peace.
In part 2, Dr. Robert Pahre explains the three pillars of the European Union: economic, social and environmental policy, foreign policy and security policy and justice and home affairs.
For additional resources, see the following readings:
- Morgan, Roger, and Joerg Monar, eds. The Third Pillar of the European Union : Cooperation in the Fields of Justice and Home Affairs. Bruxelles: European Interuniversity Press, 1994.
- Vasquez, John A. The War Puzzle. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
- Vasquez, John A. The War Puzzle Revisited. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
- Dijkstra, Hylke. "Explaining Variation in the Role of the EU Council Secretariat in First and Second Pillar Policy-Making." Journal of European Public Policy 17.4 (2010): 527-44.
- Frezzo, M. "Rethinking Human Rights, Development, and Democracy: The Paradox of the UN."Perspectives on Global Development and Technology 9.1-2 (March 2010): 28-38.
- Pahre, R. "Endogenous Domestic Institutions in Two-Level Games and Parliamentary Oversight of the European Union." Journal of Conflict Resolution 41.1 (Feb 1997): 147-174.