Syllabus/achievement requirements


Weiss, Tom & Wilkinson, Rorden (eds.) (2nd edt. 2017), International Organization and Global Governance, Routledge. In stores March 2018. 

Highly recommended, but optional: Mark Mazower (2012): Governing the World: The History of an Idea, Penguin Boooks.


The following articles is available in a compendium that you can buy in the Kopiutsalg at Akademika bookshop, Blindern. Bring Your Student ID Card.

Banik, D. (2018) "Taking Stock of the SDGs", in Deepak Dwivedi and Pooran Pandey (eds.),Leaving No One Behind: SDGs and South-South Cooperation, New Delhi: NITI AYOG/ Crossbill Publishing House (2018)

Callahan, William A (2013).: ”Strategic Futures and the Post-American World Order”, in Callahan, William A: China Dreams. 20 Visions for the Future. Oxford OUP, 2013, pp. 44-55.

Claes, Dag Harald (2018). The Politics of Oil - Controlling Resources, Governing Markets and Creating Political Conflicts. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Chapter 4: Institutional governance

Chapter 7: Oil and the US hegemony

Rosenau, James (1992), ‘‘Governance, Order and Change in World Politics.’’ In Governance without Government: Order and Change in World Politics, edited by James Rosenau and E.O. Czempiel, 1–29. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (29p)

Yan, Xuetong: ”Pre-Qin Philosophy and China’s Rise Today”, in Yan Xuetong: Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power, Daniel A. Bell and Sun Zhe, eds,. Princeton, PUP, 2011, pp. 199-221

Digital Articles:

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Bang, Guri Jon Hovi and Tora Skodvin (2016), “The Paris Agreement: Short-Term and Long-Term Effectiveness, Politics and Governance” (ISSN: 2183-2463) 2016, Volume 4, Issue X, Pages X-X.

Banik, D. (2019) “Coordinating Chinese Aid in a Globalized World”, research article, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy. (pdf)

Barkemeyer, Ralf (2011), What Happened to the ‘Development’ in Sustainable Development? Business Guidelines Two Decades After Brundtland, Sustainable Development, 22 (1)

Bull, B and Miklian, J (2019), Towards global business engagement with development goals? Multilateral institutions and the SDGs in a changing global capitalism, Business & Politics

Bull, B and McNeill, D (2019), From market multilateralism to governance by goal setting: SDGs and the changing role of partnerships in a new global order, Business and Politics

Chin, G. "The BRICS-Led Development Bank: Purpose and Politics Beyond the G20"Global Policy, 5(3), September 2014.

Cosbey, A. and Mavroidis, P.C. (2014), Heavy Fuel: Trade and Environment in the GATT/WTO Case Law in Rev Euro Comp & Int Env Law, 23: 288-301. 

Falkner, Robert and Barry Buzan (2017), The emergence of environmental stewardship as a primary institution of global international society, European Journal of International Relations in European Journal of International Relations Volume: 25 issue: 1, page(s): 131-155

Feng and Peng: ”Be Strong and Be Good. Continuity and Change in China's International Strategy under Xi Jinping”, in China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies, Vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 19-34 (15s)

Fidler, David P. (2007) Architecture amidst Anarchy: Global Health’s Quest for Governance In GLOBAL HEALTH GOVERNANCE, VOLUME I, NO. 1(JANUARY 2007)

Gusev, A and Kirsten Westphal (2015) Russian Energy Policies Revisited. Assessing the Impact of the Crisis in Ukraine on Russian Energy Policies and Specifying the Implications for German and EU Energy Policies

Hochstetler, K. and Milkoreit, M. (2015). Responsibilities in Transition: Emerging Powers in the Climate Change NegotiationsGlobal Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations 21(2): 205-226. 

Hovi, Jon, Tora Skodvin and Stine Aakre (2013), Can Climate Change Negotiations succeed?. Politics and Governance, Volume 1 (Issue 2), pp. 138–150,1 Department of Political Science, University of Oslo,

Ikenberry, G. John. 2018. "The end of liberal international order?"  International Affairs 94 (1):7-23

Jakobsen, Jostein (2018), Neoliberalising the food regime ‘amongst its others’: the right to food and the state in India, Journal of Peasant Studies,

Jisi, W. (2012) : ”China’s Grim International Environment”, in Mark Leonard, (ed).: China 3.0. London: European Council on Foreign Relations, 2012, pp. 112-17

Kahler, Miles (2018), Global Governance: Three Futures, International Studies Review, Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2018, Pages 239–246

Lakoff, A. ( 2010) Two Regimes of Global Health. Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development, Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 2010, pp. 59-79

Lie, Ann Louise (2019), Power in Global Nutrition Governance: A Critical Analysis of the Establishment of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN)Global Governance 25 (2019) 277–303

Mawdsley, E. (2019) South–South Cooperation 3.0? Managing the Consequences of Success in the Decade Ahead, Oxford Development Studies

McMichael, Phillip (2009), A food regime genealogy, Journal of peasant Studies, 36 (1)

Ruggie, J. G. (2014) Global Governance and “New Governance Theory”: Lessons from Business and Human Rights, Global Governance 20 (2014), 5–17

O’Sullivan, M., Øverland, I., and Sandalov, D.  (2019), The Geopolitics of Renewable Energy, Working paper 

Stephen, Matthew D.  (2017), Emerging Powers and Emerging Trends in Global Governance,  in Global Governance 23 (2017), 483–502

Storeng, Katerini & de Bengy Puyvallee (2018), "Civil society participation in global public private partnerships for health" in Health Policy and Planning, Volume 33, Issue 8, October 2018, Pages 928–936

Victor, D. G. (2011) "Global warming gridlock : creating more effective strategies for protecting the planet", Cambridge: New York, Cambridge University Press, ch. 1, pp. 3-29

Øverland, Indra (2019), The geopolitics of renewable energy: Debunking four emerging myths, in Energy Research & Social Science, Volume 49, March 2019, Pages 36-40

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