1st Edition

Origins of National Interests

Edited By Glenn Chafetz, Benjamin Frankel, Michael Spirtaz Copyright 2000
    440 Pages
    by Routledge

    442 Pages
    by Routledge

    The concept of "identity" in international relations offers too many vague and imprecise definitions of the concepts that stand at its very core. This text offers clear definitions of the concept of identity and the concepts surrounding the term.

    Tracing the influence of identity, Glenn Chafetz, Benjamin Frankel, Michael Spirtas; the three faces of identity, Paul Kowert; the place and power of civic space - reading globalization and social geography through the lens of civilizational conflict, Cori Dauber, David Cheshire; state socialization in the international system, Joao Resende-Santos; immigration and the politics of security, Roxanne Lynn Doty; constructing a separate peace - constructivism, collective liberal identiy and democratic peace, Colin H. Kahl; territorial and national sovereigns - sovereign identity and consequences for security policy, Rodney Bruce Hall; NATO enlargement - a constructivist explanation; NATO, Germany and the United States - creating positive identity in Trans-Atlantia, Many N. Hampton; from balance of power to political community - transnational identity formation and the integration of Italy, Bruce Cronin; French twist - comparing French and British defence policies, Michael Spirtas; abandoning Iraq - Jordan's alliance and the politics of state identity, Marc Lynch.


    Glenn Chafetz, Michael Spirtas, Benjamin Frankel