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Regime Complexes: A Buzz, a Boom, or a Boost for Global Governance?
Understanding the impact of regime complexes on global governance calls for creative policy thinking. This introduction provides a new and more precise definition of the concept of regime complex. ItExpand
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The Trade Regime as a Complex Adaptive System: Exploration and Exploitation of Environmental Norms in Trade Agreements
While the trade regime is often analyzed under the metaphoric assumptions of Newtonian mechanics, we propose an alternative, more organic representation. We argue that the trade regime seems toExpand
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An Integrated Model of Legal Transplantation: The Diffusion of Intellectual Property Law in Developing Countries†
Why do some countries adopt exogenous rules into their domestic law when those rules contravene their specific interests? We draw on the policy-diffusion literature to identify four causal mechanismsExpand
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Struggling over meanings: Discourses on the EU’s international presence
The first section of this article arranges the four theoretical approaches and methods presented in the special issues – namely interpretative constructivism, post-structuralism, discursiveExpand
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Mapping the Trade and Environment Nexus: Insights from a New Data Set
Environment and trade are increasingly linked through preferential trade agreements. Despite the encompassing nature of environmental provisions in trade agreements, studies on causes andExpand
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The Evolving American Policy on Investment Protection: Evidence from Recent FTAs and the 2004 Model BIT
Twelve years after the inception of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the US policy on the protection of foreign investment is evolving. This article compares the provisions onExpand
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Boundary Organizations in Regime Complexes: A Social Network Profile of IPBES
Regime complexes are arrays of institutions with partially overlapping mandates and memberships. As tensions frequently arise among these institutions, there is a growing interest geared to findingExpand
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The untapped potential of preferential trade agreements for climate governance
ABSTRACT The regulatory contribution that preferential trade agreements (PTAs) make to global climate governance is assessed through an analysis of climate-related provisions found in 688 PTAs signedExpand
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How Informality Can Address Emerging Issues: Making the Most of the G7
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The G7 should address new, unprecedented and highly disruptive issues that characterise our complex world, rather than well‐understood international problems that fit into existing categories. Expand
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