This free to access special issue of Global Policy explores the question of when and why societies are unable to handle systemic risks such as climate change and pandemics, and natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes and asteroids.
Special Issue: Too Big to Handle - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Questio
Global Policy’s May 2016 issue contains, among others, research articles on ethics in warzones, human security, peace agreements, military expenditure and democracy promotion in fragile states. It has a special section on ‘Law and Negotiation in Conflict: Theory, Policy and Practice’, edited by Catherine Turner.
Global Policy Vol 7, Issue 2, May 2016

The Global Leadership Initiative at the University of Sheffield have taken a team of policy analysts to the G7 Leaders Summit, Ise-Shima, Japan. They will be posting blogs, opinion pieces and policy briefings on Global Policy in 'realtime' from the summit. Please see here to stay abreast.

Britain’s referendum on the European Union resulted in a decision to leave. For some, this represents but one episode in a growing disillusionment with globalisation, whilst for others Britain has wisely decided to leave a supranational institution that is no longer fit for purpose. Wherever you stand, keep abreast of GP’s analyses of unfolding events here.

Measuring Sustainable Development Goals Carlo Carraro - 29 Jul 2016

Carlo Carraro explores current and potential future efforts to measure and evaluate progress towards the SDGs. In September 2015, the UN...

Impact of Export Credit Agencies on Exports: Evidence from the US EXIM Bank Natasha Agarwal and Zheng Wang - 29 Jul 2016

Natasha Agarwal and Zheng Wang investigate the impact of US EXIM Bank on US exports. With heightening debate around the functions and...

Anger, the Race for the Presidency and US Foreign Policy Harvey M. Sapolsky - 28 Jul 2016

Harvey M. Sapolsky argues that, despite their knowledge of foreign policy, America's next Commander in Chief may not be that different...

Innovation Is Not Enough Dani Rodrik - 28 Jul 2016

GP’s General Editor Dani Rodrik explores ongoing debates over technological innovation, and its consequences for productivity,...

Book Review: Social Media for Academics by Mark Carrigan Reviewed by Andy Tattersall - 27 Jul 2016

Social Media for Academics by Mark Carrigan. London, UK, SAGE Publishing, 2016. 208pp. 144629868X. While social media is an increasingly...

Book Review: Norm Change in International Relations: Linked Ecologies in UN Peacekeeping Operations Reviewed by Scott Nicholas Romaniuk - 27 Jul 2016

Norm Change in International Relations: Linked Ecologies in UN Peacekeeping Operations by John Karlsrud. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2016. 172...


The need for a high-quality, multi-disciplinary journal focusing on problems of global policy has never been greater. This new journal promises to fill a very important lacuna in our intellectual landscape.

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