International Relations In A Changing Global System: Toward A Theory Of The World Polity, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

International Relations In A Changing Global System

Toward A Theory Of The World Polity, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By Seyom Brown

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204 pages

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Description

This book expands and deepens the analysis of a new approach to the study of international relations in a changing global system, elaborating the essential characteristics of the anarchic structure of the world polity.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Need for a Theory of the World Polity -- Analytical Framework -- The Anarchic Structure of the Nation-State System -- The Phenomenon of International Cooperation -- The Prominence of War -- Vast Economic Disparities Among Countries -- The Mismatch Between Polity and Ecology -- Human Rights vs. State Rights -- The Incongruity of Society and Governance in the Nation-State System -- Toward Normative Theory -- The Normative Framework -- Implications for Public Policy and Institutional Development -- Conclusion: The Case for a Normatively Oriented Theory of the World Polity -- About the Book and Author

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General