Skip navigation
Skip navigation

International Crises of Legitimacy

Reus-Smit, Christian

Description

What is an international crisis of legitimacy? And how does one resolve such crises? This article addresses these conceptual issues, laying the theoretical foundations for the special issue as a whole. An actor or institution experiences a crisis of legitimacy, it is argued, when the level of social recognition that its identity, interests, practices, norms, or procedures are rightful declines to the point where it must either adapt (by reconstituting or recalibrating the social bases of its...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33492
Source: International Politics: a journal of transnational issues and global problems
DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.ip.8800182

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Reus-Smit_International_Crises_of_2007.pdf126.33 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  27 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator