The essays in this book trace the development of the author’s thinking about international institutions between 1980 and 1988. The introduction, written especially for this volume, summarizes and defends the "neoliberal institutionalism" that he advocates as a framework for understanding world politics.
Table of Contents
1 Neoliberal Institutionalism: A Perspective on World Politics 2 A Personal Intellectual History Part One International Institutions and Practices 3 Theory of World Politics: Structural Realism and Beyond 4 The Theory of Hegemonic Stability and Changes in International Economic Regimes, 1967-1977 5 The Demand for International Regimes 6 Reciprocity in International Relations 7 International Institutions: Two Approaches Part Two Policy Choices and State Power 8 Associative American Development, 1776-1860: Economic Growth and Political Disintegration 9 State Power and Industry Influence: American Foreign Oil Policy in the 1940s 10 Hegemonic Leadership and U.S. Foreign Economic Policy in the "Long Decade" of the 1950s
Robert O. Keohane is Stanfield Professor of International Peace at Harvard University. Stanley Hoffmann is Douglas Dillon Professor of the Civilization of France at Harvard University.