International organizations as teachers of norms: the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cutural Organization and science policy

  title={International organizations as teachers of norms: the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cutural Organization and science policy},
  author={Martha Finnemore},
  journal={International Organization},
  • M. Finnemore
  • Published 1 September 1993
  • Sociology
  • International Organization
Most explanations for the creation of new state institutions locate the cause of change in the conditions or characteristics of the states themselves. Some aspect of a state's economic, social, political, or military situation is said to create a functional need for the new bureaucracy which then is taken up by one or more domestic groups who succeed in changing the state apparatus. However, changes in state structure may be prompted not only by changing conditions of individual states but also… Expand

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