The events of September 11, 2001 were a significant watershed in the emerging global order. However, the nature and consequences of this changing global order remain unclear.
This book argues that this new order is as much the result of issues relating to the evolving methods and forms of governance, as of the new role and position of the United States in the world system. Using an innovative framework, derived from the work of Carl Schmitt, Kanishka Jayasuriya explores the nexus between domestic political and constitutional structures and the global order, and examines how the post-war framework of international liberalism is crumbling under the new pressures of globalization. As well as looking at the implications of 9/11 for the global order, this new study:
This unique and timely study will be of great interest to students and researchers of international political economy, globalization and international political theory.
Preface 1. Reconstituting the Global Liberal Order 2. From Legality to Legitimacy Part 1: Culturalism and the New Legitimacy Part 2: The New Legitimacy 3. Transnational Regulatory Governance and Complex Sovereignty 4. The Changing Architecture of the State 5 Global order and the New ‘Post-Liberalism of Fear’