Global Horizons

  • Out of Line

    Essays on the Politics of Boundaries and the Limits of Modern Politics

    By R.B.J. Walker

    A collection of essays on the politics of boundaries, this book addresses a broad range of cases, some geographical, some legal, and some involving less tangible practices of inclusion and exclusion. The book begins by exploring the boundary between modern Western forms of international relations…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
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  • Politics of Difference

    Epistemologies of Peace

    By Hartmut Behr

    This book develops a notion of differences and 'otherness' beyond hegemonic and hierarchical thinking as represented by the legacies of Western philosophical and political thought. In doing so, it relates to the phenomenological discourse of the twentieth century, especially to Georg Simmel, Alfred…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
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  • Humanitarian Intervention and Legitimacy Wars

    Seeking Peace and Justice in the 21st Century

    By Richard Falk

    In the aftermath of the Cold War there has been a dramatic shift in thinking about the maintenance of peace and security on a global level. This shift is away from a preoccupation with how to prevent major wars between sovereign states to a preoccupation about non-state transnational warfare and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-10
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  • The Colonial Art of Demonizing Others

    A Global Perspective

    By Esther Lezra

     The Colonial Art of Demonizing Others examines European mistranslations and misrepresentations of black freedom dreams and self-activity as monstrous in the period of modern imperial consolidation –roughly from 1750 to 1848. This book argues that Europe’s archives of self-understanding are…

    Hardback – 2014-03-05
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  • (Re)Imagining Humane Global Governance

    By Richard Falk

    In this important and path-breaking book, esteemed scholar and public intellectual Richard Falk explores how we can re-imagine the system of global governance to make it more ethical and humane. Divided into three parts, this book firstly scrutinizes the main aspects of Global Governance including…

    Paperback – 2013-10-03
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  • Ideas to Die For

    The Cosmopolitan Challenge

    By Giles Gunn

    Cosmopolitanism and Its Discontents seeks to address the kinds of challenges that cosmopolitan perspectives and practices face in a world organized increasingly in relation to a proliferating series of global absolutisms – religious, political, social, and economic. While these challenges are often…

    Paperback – 2013-03-17
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  • After the Globe, Before the World

    By RBJ Walker

    This book explores the implications of claims that the most challenging political problems of our time express an urgent need to reimagine where and therefore what we take politics to be. It does so by examining the relationship between modern forms of politics (centred simultaneously within…

    Paperback – 2009-09-20
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  • The Liberal Way of War

    Killing to Make Life Live

    By Michael Dillon, Julian Reid

    The liberal way of war and the liberal way of rule are correlated; this book traces that correlation to liberalism's original commitment to 'making life live'. Committed to making life live, liberalism is committed to waging war on behalf of life, specifically to promote the biopolitical life of…

    Paperback – 2009-02-19
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  • Cinematic Geopolitics

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    In recent years, film has been one of the major genres within which the imaginaries involved in mapping the geopolitical world have been represented and reflected upon. In this book, one of America's foremost theorists of culture and politics treats those aspects of the "geopolitical aesthetic"…

    Paperback – 2008-10-07
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  • Beyond the Global Culture War

    By Adam K. Webb

    "Beyond the Global Culture War" presents a cross-cultural critique of global liberalism and argues for a broad-based challenge that can meet it on its own scale. Adam Webb is one of our most exciting and original young scholars, and this book is certain to generate many new debates. This timely…

    Paperback – 2006-01-19
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  • Rethinking Refugees

    Beyond State of Emergency

    By Peter Nyers

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2005-12-11
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  • Human Rights and Private Wrongs

    Constructing Global Civil Society

    By Alison Brysk

    Human Rights and Private Wrongs breaks new ground by considering a series of fascinating issues that are normally ignored by human rights specialists because they are too "private" to consider as policy issues: children's labor migration; refugee policy towards unaccompanied minors; financial…

    Paperback – 2004-12-24
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  • The Declining World Order

    America's Imperial Geopolitics

    By Richard Falk

    This work delineates the impact of terrorism--and the American response--on the basic structure of international relations, the dimming prospects for global reform and the tendency to override the role of sovereign territorial states. Falk examines the changing role of the state, the relevance of…

    Paperback – 2004-06-14
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  • Methods and Nations

    Cultural Governance and the Indigenous Subject

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Methods and Nations critiques one of the primary deployments of twentieth-century social science: comparative politics whose major focus has been "nation-building" in the "Third World," often attempting to universalize and render self-evident its own practices. International relations theorists,…

    Paperback – 2004-01-01
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  • International Relations and the Problem of Difference

    By Naeem Inayatullah, David L. Blaney

    International Relations and the Problem of Difference has developed out of the sense that IR as a discipline does not assess the quality of cultural interactions that shape, and are shaped by, the changing structures and processes of the international system. In this work, the authors re-imagine…

    Paperback – 2003-12-29
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