2.2 Institutions, nations and distributed organisation and control

(the Westphalian Paradox)

  Through the Westphalian treaty (1648) a legal agreement was set up, which  gave to nation/states the power to define their policies and take their...

Discussion points

  • Differences between institutions and organisational systems

  • Problems of cohesion at different structural levels, accounting for distribution of resources and availability of capabilities at all these levels

  • Hierarchical and heterarchical- recursive- organisation structures and their implications for global policy process

  • Overcoming nationalisms and ideological constraints in the future of society

Coordinators

Clas-Otto Wene
German Bula Escobar
Raul Espejo
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