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Organization of American States (OAS)

  • By: Richard Feinberg
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

As the centerpiece of the inter-American system, the Organization of American States (OAS) is the oldest and most elaborate regional governance system in the world. Over the decades, the reputation and effectiveness of the OAS have oscillated as a result of ...

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