G20 Hub for Global Governance

  • Jonathan Luckhurst


This chapter analyzes the G20 as a hub of global governance. It examines how the forum achieved this influence in global governance and international relations, especially as a consequence of its strategic, political, and ‘cognitive’ authority, the latter indicating the extent of international deference to its intellectual or policy claims. This authoritativeness was achievable due to the forum’s role as a global governance hub, with access to material, political, organizational, and intellectual resources of its members, leading IOs, and various interlocutors. This capacity to marshal international resources makes the G20 capable “of policy diffusion that drive[s] normative change” (Broome and Seabrooke 2015, 1), across several key issue areas, though with varying success.


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  • Jonathan Luckhurst
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  1. 1.University of GuadalajaraGuadalajaraMexico

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