African Coalitions and Global Economic Governance by Michael Byron Nelson

By Michael Byron Nelson

The proliferation of foreign associations with overlapping scope and authority over factor components creates strategic dilemmas for all states. whereas African states are usually thought of marginalised in international politics and international markets, Michael Byron Nelson exhibits how coalitions can shape an important a part of African recommendations to steer overseas associations and accomplish effects. development a bottom-up research of worldwide governance, via criminal research, content material research, and in-depth interviews, Nelson illuminates institutional and coalition dynamics via case experiences of 3 key components - foodstuff security, highbrow estate, and agricultural exchange. He highlights the problems encountered by way of coalitions trying to navigate institutional structures, rising from institutional thickness (increasing the variety of associations concerned) and integration (increasing the formal linkages among these institutions). ultimately, Nelson indicates how expanding the hierarchy of an institutional method, by means of making a point of interest on a unmarried establishment, could make coordination more uncomplicated for coalitions.

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