We recently published a call for papers International Organizations, Elites, and Masses: Perspectives on In/Exclusion and we welcome debate on the topic both in Utrecht at ESIL’s annual conference and online. If you are interested in perspectives on in/exclusion in international organizations and want to read more, we’ve created a short accompanying bibliography.
– Bearce, David H., and Brandy J. Jolliff Scott. “Popular Non-Support for International Organizations: How Extensive and What Does This Represent?” The Review of International Organizations 14 (2019): 187–216.
– Martí, José Luis, and Samantha Besson. “Legitimate Actors of International Law-Making: Towards a Theory of International Democratic Representation.” Jurisprudence: An International Journal of Legal and Political Thought 9, no. 3 (2018): 504–40.
– Chimni, B.S. “International Institutions Today: An Imperial Global State in the Making.” European Journal of International Law 15, no. 1 (February 2004): 1–37.
– Chimni, B.S. “Prolegomena to a Class Approach to International Law.” European Journal of International Law 21, no. 1 (2010): 57–82.
– Davies, William. “Elite Power under Advanced Neoliberalism.” Theory, Culture and Society 34, no. 5–6 (November 2017): 227–50.
– Kim, Matthew D., Beth A. Simmons, and Anton Strezhnev. “Rulers or Rules? International Law, Elite Cues and Public Opinion.” European Journal of International Law 30, no. 4 (November 2019): 1281–1302.
– Murphy, Craig N. “Global Governance: Poorly Done and Poorly Understood.” International Affairs 76, no. 4 (October 2000): 789–803.
– Tallberg, Jonas, Soetkin Verhaegen, and Jan Aart Scholte. “Elite Attitudes and the Future of Global Governance.” International Affairs97 97, no. 3 (May 2021): 861–86.
– Tallberg, Jonas, Thomas Sommerer, Theresa Squatrito, and Christer Jönsson. The Opening Up of International Organizations: Transnational Access in Global Governance. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
– Van Der Pijl, Kees. Transnational Classes and International Relations. Routledge, 1998.
– Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements and Third World: Development, Social Movements and Third World Resistance. Cambridge University Press, 2003.
– Rasulov, Akbar. “‘The Nameless Rapture of the Struggle’: Towards a Marxist Class-T Eoretic Approach to International Law.” Finnish Yearbook of International Law 19 (2008): 243–94.