9Preface by Federal Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier
11Editors’ Acknowledgements
13Ir/responsibility and Cooperation in World Society: Current Trends and Long-Term Outlooks
Michèle Roth, Cornelia Ulbert

Peace and Security

31Liberal Peace in Crisis:
Armed Conflict in a Contested World Order

Tobias Debiel, Patricia Rinck
The Rise of “Islamic State”
Jochen Hippler
65Global Trends of Peace Negotiations and Conflict Mediation
Isak Svensson, Monika Onken
Territorial Reorganization – An International Challenge
Christian Tomuschat
87From Quantitative to Qualitative Arms Control:
The Challenges of Modern Weapons Development

Niklas Schörnig
In Troubled Waters:
The International Criminal Court (ICC)

Wenke Brückner, Angar Verma
109Protest and Resistance Movements in the 21st Century
Felix S. Bethke
The Ambivalent Role of Middle Classes in Transformation Conflicts
Marc Saxer

World Society
129The Post-2015 Consultations:
Fig Leaf Policy or Test Bed for Innovation?

Magdalena Bexell
Why We Should Give the Future a Seat at the Negotiating Table: Future Generations in the Post-2015 Agenda
Maja Göpel
153World Society under Surveillance: Intelligence Networks and the Threat to Privacy
Peter Gill
169Fragmented World Society:
Inequality and Its Effects

Michael Dauderstädt
Migration and Development: The Role of Temporary and Circular Migration
Steffen Angenendt
193When the Local Meets the International:
From Resilience to Global Governance

Roger Mac Ginty, Malgorzata Polanska
Cultures of Humanitarianism
Volker M. Heins, Christine Unrau

World Economy and Sustainability

217The Changed Landscape of Global Trade: Between Global Multilateralism, Plurilateralism, and Regionalism
Noemi Gal-Or
235Global Energy Markets in Transition: Implications for Geopolitics, Economy and Environment
Kirsten Westphal, Susanne Dröge
Cities – Spaces of Risk or Opportunities for Active Changes? Dynamic Responses to the Challenges of Climate Change
Kerstin Krellenberg
261Transnational Production and the Future of Decent Work
Christian Scheper
Youth Unemployment: A Global Challenge
Steffen Angenendt, Silvia Popp
283A Road Map for Sustainable Production and Consumption: Trends and Responsibilities
Christa Liedtke, Carolin Baedeker, Lisa Marie Borrelli
We Can’t Eat GDP: Global Trends on Alternative Indicators
Lorenzo Fioramonti


312Figures and Tables
319Editors and Contributors