World Order - International Relations

International Relations

  • The international system, which includes:
    • International relations (IR), or International studies (IS), the study of foreign affairs and global issues among states within the international system
    • International law, implicit and explicit agreements that bind together sovereign states
    • United Nations (UN), an international organization to facilitate international cooperation
    • World Trade Organization (WTO), an international organization designed to supervise and liberalize international trade
    • World Bank, an international financial institution
    • International Monetary Fund (IMF), an international organization that oversees the global financial system
    • International organization, an organization with an international membership, scope, or presence
    • Non-governmental organization (NGO), a legally constituted, non-governmental organization with no participation or representation of any government
  • New world order (politics), a post–Cold War political concept promulgated by Mikhail Gorbachev and George H.W. Bush
  • World government, the notion of a single common political authority for all of humanity
  • World-system within the world-systems theory, a socioeconomic theory associated with thinkers such as Andre Gunder Frank and Immanuel Wallerstein
  • Neorealism in international relations, or structural realism, a theory of international relations, which includes:
    • Hegemonic stability theory (HST), a theory that the international system is more likely to remain stable when a single nation-state is the dominant world power
    • Power (international), state power, including economic and military power
    • Anarchy in international relations, a concept in international relations theory holding that the world system is leaderless

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