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International organization in an era of changing historical structures
ByRobert W. Cox

Some thirty years ago Harold K. Jacobson (‘Jake’) and I published The Anatomy of Influence. Decision Making in International Organization. The editors of the present volume recall it as a starting point in a program of studies they are now continuing. Their work and that of the contributors to the present volume prompts me to reflect upon the direction that has been taken in the interval by the study of international organization in world politics.