Is globalization beyond human control? In this text, the myths and mantras of this apparently irresistible force are challenged and dissembled. By examining a number of fundamental questions, the contributors put forward a radical reform agenda for global governance. Can't the global multilateral system be democratic? Are security and economic concerns separable? Can the development of a global civil society contribute to effective global governance? A wide-ranging study, this book should be useful for graduates and researchers in international relations.