Think Tanks and the Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the Emerging Powers

  • James G. McGann
  • Elena Lazarou


The contemporary world is constantly facing new challenges as new political, economic, and social challenges arise. With the advent of numerous international organizations, emerging states, and new security threats, think tanks now have a bigger role than ever before. In addition to the proliferation of abundant autonomous think tank organizations, there are three other main categories: government affiliated, university affiliated, and electoral party affiliated. This book provides case studies of think tanks around the world, explains the work they do, and displays their influence in policy-making.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • James G. McGann
    • 1
  • Elena Lazarou
    • 2
  1. 1.University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Fundação Getulio VargasRio de JaneiroBrazil

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