First published in 1999, this guide to the G7/G8 system discusses the origins, characteristics, role and agenda of the G7/G8 system; reviews its evolution; surveys the major debates and questions about the G7/G8; and provides a detailed study of its complex and elusive documentation. It also includes a comprehensive bibliography, of the G7/G8 and its concerns, listing over 600 books, shorter writings, publications in series, book chapters, articles in periodicals, government publications, international organisation publications and Internet resources. The book is intended as a contribution to scholarly literature and as a useful work of reference for academics, government officials, the media, libraries and the general public.

chapter 2|12 pages

The Summit Meetings

chapter 3|10 pages

The Players

chapter 4|10 pages

The G7/G8 System

chapter 6|10 pages

The Agenda of the Summit

chapter 7|6 pages

Summit Results

chapter 8|20 pages

G7/G8 Documentation

chapter 9|8 pages

Assessing G7/G8 Documentation

chapter 11|18 pages

G7/G8 Information

Internet Resources

chapter 12|4 pages