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Publications for Kenneth Abbott 

  • Chan, Van Asselt, Hale, Abbott et al., Reinvigorating International Climate Policy: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Nonstate Action, Global Policy. (forthcoming 2015)
  • Building a Transnational Climate Regime: Bypassing and Managing States, Prepared for Yale Law School Conference on Global Climate Change Policy Without the United States.
  • Kenneth W. Abbott, Jessica F. Green & Robert O. Keohane, Institutional Density and the Ecology of Public-Private Institutions in World Politics, Prepared for Princeton University Seminar in International Relations.
  • Kenneth W. Abbott, Philipp Genschel, Duncan Snidal & Bernhard Zangl, Orchestration: Global Governance Through Intermediaries, Prepared for Conference on International Organizations as Orchestrators, Munich, September 2012.
  • Kenneth W. Abbott, Jessica F. Green & Robert O. Keohane, Organizational Ecology and Institutional Change in Global Governance, International Organization. (forthcoming 2016)

  • The Law and Politics of International Organizations (2 volumes) (Kenneth W. Abbott, ed., Edward Elgar, 2015).
  • Kenneth W. Abbott, ed.,, International Organizations as Orchestrators (Cambridge University Press, 2015).
  • Kenneth W. Abbott , Gary Marchant, Braden Allenby, Innovative Governance Models for Emerging Technologies (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013).


  • Kenneth W. Abbott & Duncan Snidal, Law, Legalization and Politics: An Agenda for the Next Generation of IR-IL Scholars, in Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Law and International Relations: The State of the Art (Jeffrey Dunoff & Mark Pollack, eds., Cambridge University Press).
    KZ3410 .I573 2013
  • Kenneth Abbott, Lyn Gulley, Gary Marchant, & Douglas Sylvester, Transnational New Governance and the International Coordination of Nanotechnology Oversight , in The Nanotechnology Challenge: Creating Legal Institutions for Uncertain Risks (David A. Dana, ed., Cambridge University Press 2012).
    K3924.H54 N36 2012
  • An International Framework Agreement on Scientific and Technological Innovation and Regulation, in The Growing Gap Between Emerging Technologies and Legal-Ethical Oversight: The Pacing Problem (Braden R. Allenby, Joseph R. Herkert & Gary E. Marchant, eds., Springer 2011).
    T174.5 .G76 2011
  • Kenneth W. Abbott, Gary E. Marchant & Douglas Sylvester, Transnational Regulation of Nanotechnology: Reality or Romanticism?, in International Handbook on Regulating Nanotechnologies (Graeme Hodge, Diana Bowman and Andrew Maynard, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing 2010).
  • Public Private Partnership, in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Online (2009).
  • The Concept of Legalization, in Global Law (John J. Kirton ed., Ashgate).
  • Modern International Relations Theory : a Prospectus for International Lawyers , in International Law and Politics (Joel Trachtman, ed. Ashgate).
  • Gary Marchant, Douglas Sylvester, & Kenneth W. Abbott, Nanotechnology Regulation: the United States Approach, in New Global Frontiers of Regulation: the Age of Nanotechnology (G. Hodge, D. Bowman & K. Ludlow eds., Edward Elgar Publishing 2007).
  • Corruption, The Fight Against, in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Rudolf Bernhardt, ed., Oxford University Press 2010).
  • Kenneth Abbott & Duncan Snidal, The Governance Triangle: Regulatory Standards Institutions and the Shadow of the State, in The Politics of Global Regulation (Walter Mattli & Ngaire Woods, eds., Princeton University Press 2009).
  • Institutions in the Americas: Theoretical Reflections, in Governing the Americas: Assessing Multilateral Institutions (Paul Haslam, Gordon MacE & Jean-philippe Thérien, eds., Lynne Rienner Publishers 2007).
  • Privately Generated Soft Law in International Governance: Comment on Francis M. Deng, in International Law and International Relations: Bridging Theory and Practice (Thomas J. Biersteker et al. eds., Routledge 2006).
  • Kenneth Abbott & Duncan Snidal, The International Standards Process: Setting and Applying Global Business Norms, in International Standards and the Law (Peter Nobel ed., Staempfli 2005).
  • International Relations Theory, International Law, and the Regime Governing Atrocities in Internal Conflicts, in The Methods of International Law (Steven R. Ratner & Anne-Marie Slaughter eds., William S. Hein 2004).
  • Kenneth Abbott & Duncan Snidal, Pathways to International Cooperation, in The Impact of International Law on International Cooperation: Theoretical Perspectives (Eyal Benvenisti & Moshe Hirsch eds., Cambridge University Press 2004).
    JZ1318 .I46 2004
  • US-EU Disputes over Technical Barriers to Trade and the “Hushkits” Dispute, in Transatlantic Economic Disputes: The EU, the US, and the WTO (Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann & Mark A. Pollack eds., Oxford University Press 2003).
  • Kenneth Abbott & Duncan Snidal, International Action on Bribery and Corruption: Why the Dog Didn’t Bark in the WTO, in The Political Economy of International Trade Law: Essays in Honor of Robert E. Hudec 177 (Daniel L.M. Kennedy & James D. Southwick eds., Cambridge University Press 2002).
  • Trade Remedies and Legal Remedies: Anti-Dumping, Safeguards and Dispute Settlement, in The Global Trading System and Developing Asia 363 (Arvind Panagariya et al. eds., Oxford University Press 1997).
  • Defensive Unfairness: The Normative Foundations of Section 301, in Fair Trade and Harmonization: Prerequisites for Free Trade 415 (Jagdish Bhagwati & Robert E. Hudec eds., The MIT Press 1996).
  • Introduction and Bibliography to GATT, GATT Customs Valuation Code, and Multifiber Arrangement, in Am. Soc’y Int’l Law, Basic Documents of International Economic Law (Commerce Clearing House 1989).


  • Closing Remarks at Journal of International Law and International Relations Conference, The United Nations at 60: Celebration or Wake? (2005).