Texts and Protocols

The UN System and Cities in Global Governance

Authors: Alger, Chadwick F.

  • The author made major contributions on peace research and peace building
  • Distinguished researcher for international relations (former president of the ISA)
  • Distinguished peace researcher (former secretary general of the IPRA)
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This is the second volume to commemorate the 90th birthday of the distinguished scholar Chadwick F. Alger to honor his lifetime achievement in international relations and as President of the International Studies Association (1978-1979). After a brief introduction by Chad F. Alger this volume presents six of his key texts on The UN System and Cities in Global Governance, focusing on “Cities as arenas for participatory learning in global citizenship”; “The Impact of Cities on International Systems”;  “Perceiving, Analysing and Coping With the Local-Global Nexus”; “The World Relations of Cities: Closing the Gap Between Social Science Paradigms and Everyday Human Experience”; “Japanese Municipal International Exchange and Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific: Opportunities and Challenges” and on “Searching for Democratic Potential in Emerging Global Governance:  What Are the Implications of Regional and Global Involvements of Local Governments?”.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Cities in Global Governance: Introduction

    Alger, Chadwick F.

    Pages 1-3

  • Cities as Arenas for Participatory Learning in Global Citizenship

    Alger, Chadwick F.

    Pages 5-34

  • The Impact of Cities on International Systems

    Alger, Chadwick F.

    Pages 35-57

  • Perceiving, Analysing and Coping with the Local–Global Nexus

    Alger, Chadwick F.

    Pages 59-81

  • The World Relations of Cities: Closing the Gap Between Social Science Paradigms and Everyday Human Experience

    Alger, Chadwick F.

    Pages 83-113

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eBook $39.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-00512-6
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-00511-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The UN System and Cities in Global Governance
Authors
Series Title
Texts and Protocols
Series Volume
8
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-00512-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-00512-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-00511-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 163
Number of Illustrations and Tables
25 b/w illustrations, 5 illustrations in colour
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