chapter  2
Transnational flows and the transformation of international relations
ByPeter M. Haas
Pages 26

Yet another specter haunts the contemporary world: new international conditions obtain, as a result of a number of conjunctural and simultaneous international forces. As Alex Inkeles has written: “our future welfare, perhaps our survival, will depend on our ability initially to understand and subsequently to guide the processes of change in which we are caught up” (Inkeles and Smith 1975; OECD 1982; Drucker 1986).1