A Review of “Contested World Orders” edited by Matthew D. Stephen and Michael Zurn

In this impressive collection, political theorists map the contours of today’s unsettled global order. Stephen and Zurn argue that the current struggle over world order is unlike past great-power collisions, when the terms of the global order were decided in a contest between a rising power and a declining one. In this era, the global system is so densely institutionalized that competition is more complex and decentralized, with a multitude of states, international organizations, and transnational groups aligning and clashing over the reform of rules and regimes.
— Read on www.foreignaffairs.com/reviews/capsule-review/2020-02-11/contested-world-orders-rising-powers-non-governmental