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Managers of Global ChangeThe Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies$
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Frank Biermann and Bernd Siebenhüner

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780262012744

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.001.0001

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Understanding International Bureaucracies: Taking Stock

Understanding International Bureaucracies: Taking Stock

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(p.15) 2 Understanding International Bureaucracies: Taking Stock
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Managers of Global Change
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Steffen Bauer

Frank Biermann

Klaus Dingwerth

Bernd Siebenhüner

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0002

This chapter focuses on international organizations and bureaucracies in international relations research. In particular, it examines the relative neglect of international bureaucracies in international relations theory and discusses theoretical approaches from international relations research as well as from management studies. The chapter also discusses important differences between commercial organizations and public non-profit bureaucracies, along with the use of principal-agent theory to study international bureaucracies.

Keywords:   international organizations, international relations, research, international bureaucracies, management studies, commercial organizations, principal-agent theory

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