Global Cooperation Research Papers

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The ‘Research Papers’ series is intended to reflect the latest state of research at the Centre. Individual issues are based on ideas that have emerged from in-depth exploration at one of the Centre’s Research Colloquiums. Papers may be submitted either by permanent Centre staff or by visiting academics and their research partners.

ISSN 2198-1949 (Print)
ISSN 2198-0411 (Online)

The 'International Community' as a Legal Notion

by Christian J. Tams

With a commentary by Theresa Reinold

Global Cooperation Research Papers 21, Duisburg 2018

Keywords: international community, international law, society, United Nations, law-making

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-21

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The Resilience Turn in German Development Strategy and Humanitarian Intervention

by Jonathan Joseph

Global Cooperation Research Papers 20, Duisburg 2017

Keywords: Resilience, development, aid, policy, humanitarian, international relations, global development

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-20

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From Inaction to Restrictions: Changes in Lebanon’s Policy Responses to Syrian Mass Refugee Movement

by Zeynep Şahin Mencutek

Global Cooperation Research Papers 19, Duisburg 2017

Keywords: refugee governance, refugee policies, refugee hosting countries, Lebanon, Syrian mass flow, Syrian refugee movement, politics of refugees in Middle East

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-19

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Involvement and Impact of External Actors on Constitution Making in South Sudan and Somaliland: A Comparative Study

by Katrin Seidel

Global Cooperation Research Papers 18, Duisburg 2017

Keywords: Constitution making, Rule of Law, South Sudan, Somaliland

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-18

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Cooperation and Closure in Bilateral Trade Negotiations

by Larry Crump

Global Cooperation Research Papers 17, Duisburg 2017

Keywords: Cooperation and closure, bilateral negotiation, free trade agreements (FTA), Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-17

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The Politics of Aid and Poverty Reduction in Africa: A Conceptual Proposal and the Case of Mali

by Isaline Bergamaschi

Global Cooperation Research Papers 16, Duisburg 2016

Keywords: Politics of aid, aid dependency, poverty reduction, ownership, appropriation, crisis, Mali, international political economy, development studies, development anthropology, public policy and policy tools

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-16

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World Courts as Guardians of Peace?

by Christian J. Tams

Global Cooperation Research Papers 15, Duisburg 2016

Keywords: International courts, international law, collective security, legalisation of international relations, dispute settlement, arbitration

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-15

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Cultural Bias in the Perception of Foreign-Policy Events

by Felix S. Bethke

Global Cooperation Research Papers 14, Duisburg 2016

Keywords: Cultural bias, international cooperation, international conflict, foreign policy, event perception

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-14

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Environmental Politics and the Human Being: A New Interdisciplinary Perspective on Motivational Processes and Sustainable Change Behaviour

by Bettina Burger-Menzel

Global Cooperation Research Papers 13, Duisburg 2016

Keywords: Global environmental politics, human motivation, cognition, sustainability, systemic change

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-13

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Restitution or Cooperation? Competing Visions of Post-Colonial Cultural Development in Africa

by Sarah Van Beurden

Global Cooperation Research Papers 12, Duisburg 2015

Keywords: Development, cooperation, restitution, Africa, museums

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-12

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Conceptualising Local Ownership as ‘Reflexive Cooperation’: The Deferral of Self-government to Protect ‘Unequal’ Humans?

by Pol Bargués-Pedreny

Global Cooperation Research Papers 11, Duisburg 2015

Keywords: Peacebuilding, local ownership, self-government, hybridity, reflexive cooperation

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-11

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Globalization, Social Identity, and Cooperation: An Experimental Analysis of Their Linkages and Effects

by Gianluca Grimalda, Nancy Buchan, Marilynn Brewer

Global Cooperation Research Papers 10, Duisburg 2015

Keywords: Globalization, social identity, cooperation, cosmopolitanism, connectivity, networks

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-10

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Why Empathy is not the Best Basis for Humanitarianism

by Fritz Breithaupt

Global Cooperation Research Papers 9, Duisburg 2015

Keywords: Humanitarianism, empathy, narrative, self-loss, conflict, sadism, we-identity

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-9

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Humanitarianism’s Contested Culture in War Zones

by Thomas G. Weiss

With commentaries by David Chandler and Dennis Dijkzeul

Global Cooperation Research Papers 8, Duisburg 2014

Keywords: Humanitarianism, humanitarian business, ethics, marketization, militarization,international relations, globalization, development cooperation, global cooperation

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-8

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‘It Will Always Be with Us’: Corruption as an Ontological Fact among Kenyan Luo

by Mario Schmidt

Global Cooperation Research Papers 7, Duisburg 2014

Keywords: Cooperation, corruption, development aid, gift, Kenya, Luo

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-7

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Culture, 'Relationality', and Global Cooperation

by Morgan Brigg

Global Cooperation Research Papers 6, Duisburg 2014

Keywords: Culture, relationality,  cultural difference, conflict resolution, global governance, cooperation research, chaos theory, non–linearity, unknowability, becoming, non-western traditions

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-6

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Global Cooperation and Economies of Recognition: The Case of NGOs

by Volker M. Heins

Global Cooperation Research Papers 5, Duisburg 2014

Keywords: Global Governance, International NGOs, Theories of Recognition, Practices of Intervention, Ethical Witnessing, Harm Conventions

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-5

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Is India Fit for a Role in Global Governance? The Predicament of Fragile Domestic Structures and Institutions

by Herbert Wulf

Global Cooperation Research Papers 4, Duisburg 2014

Keywords: Conflict, development, domestic structures, economic growth, federalism, foreign policy, global governance, hybridity, India, internal security, poverty, socio-economic development, regionalism, resilient institutions, soft power, tradition and modernity

DOI: 10.14282/2198-0411-GCRP-4

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New Alterities and Emerging Cultures of Social Interaction

by Christian Meyer

With commentaries by Stephen Brown, Daniel Gaus, and Dirk Messner

Global Cooperation Research Papers 3, Duisburg 2013

Keywords: Social and Cultural Change, Cultural Heterogeneity, Alterity, Social Interaction, Dementia, Robots, Virtual Agents, Globalization

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Rethinking the Legitimacy of Global Governance. On the Need for Sociological Research and Philosophical Foundations

by Dirk Peters

With commentaries by Frank Gadinger and Daniel Gaus

Global Cooperation Research Papers 2, Duisburg 2013

Keywords: Crises of legitimacy, global governance, research methodology, philosophy, normative concepts, pragmatic sociology

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The Behavioural Dimensions of International Cooperation

by Dirk Messner, Alejandro Guarín, and Daniel Haun

Global Cooperation Research Papers 1, Duisburg 2013

Keywords: Global Cooperation, human behaviour, reciprocity, evolution, trust, international relations, climate change, commons, G-20 

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