Category «International World Politics»

Download E-books The Dao of World Politics: Towards a Post-Westphalian, Worldist International Relations (New International Relations) PDF

By L. H. M. Ling

This e-book attracts on Daoist yin/yang dialectics to maneuver global politics from the present stasis of hegemony, hierarchy, and violence to a extra balanced engagement with parity, fluidity, and ethics.

The writer theorizes that we could boost a richer, extra consultant technique in the direction of sustainable and democratic governance by way of supplying a non-Western substitute to hegemonic debates in IR. The publication provides the tale of worldwide politics by way of integrating people stories and pop culture with coverage research. It doesn't exclude present types of liberal internationalism yet really brackets them for one more day, one other objective. The deconstruction of IR as a novel unifying institution of inspiration throughout the lens of a non-Westphalian analytic indicates a different standpoint at the forces that force and form global politics. This publication indicates new how one can articulate and act in order that international politics is extra inclusive and not more coercive. in basic terms then, the publication claims, might IR notice what the dao has consistently stood for: a global of compassion and care.

The Dao of worldwide Politics

bridges the arts and social sciences, and should be of curiosity to students and scholars of the global/international, in addition to policymakers and activists of the local/domestic.

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Download E-books Dialogues On Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Governance In Federal Countries (A Global Dialogue on Federalism Booklet Series: Vol. 3) PDF

By Raoul Blindenbacher, Abigail Ostien

That includes dialogues on federal platforms, this paintings offers a comparative photo of every subject and contain comparative analyses, glossaries of country-specific terminology, and a timeline of significant constitutional occasions. It seems at international locations resembling: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Mexico, and Russia.

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Download E-books Towards a New Liberal Internationalism: The International Theory of J. A. Hobson (LSE Monographs in International Studies) PDF

By David Long

J. A. Hobson used to be a major liberal author on diplomacy, most famed for his conception of imperialism. within the first complete research of Hobson's writings on diplomacy David lengthy examines the philosophical outlook and political economic system that tell Hobson's considering. starting off the resources of and contradictions inside of Hobson's proposals for overseas govt, this publication is a contribution not just to the learn of diplomacy, but in addition to the historical past of political proposal and British liberalism.

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Download E-books The United Nations Exposed PDF

By William F. Jasper

Under the outside of public consciousness, internationalists were operating for many years to construct the United international locations into an omnipotent international executive. during this conscientiously documented learn, William F. Jasper indicates that, with the United countries, the yankee everyone is being provided what quantities to poison disguised as sweet.

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Download E-books Peace at What Price?: Leader Culpability and the Domestic Politics of War Termination PDF

By Sarah Croco

Why do a little leaders remain in wars they're not likely to win? Why do different leaders provide in to their adversaries' calls for whilst endured combating continues to be attainable? Peace at What cost? strives to respond to those questions by way of delivering a brand new theoretical notion: chief culpability. Culpable leaders - those that should be credibly associated with the choice to contain the country within the struggle - face a considerably better probability of household punishment in the event that they fail to win a battle than non-culpable leaders who do an identical. hence, culpable leaders will prosecute wars very in a different way from their non-culpable opposite numbers. using a large-N research and case illustrations, the book's findings problem the traditional knowledge in regards to the courting among battle results and chief elimination and show the need of person chief attributes, rather than collapsing leaders by way of regime style. The ebook additionally bargains new insights on democracies at battle and speaks to the yank adventure within the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Download E-books Japan's Reluctant Realism: Foreign Policy Challenges in an Era of Uncertain Power PDF

By Michael J. Green

Has jap overseas coverage replaced within the submit - chilly struggle period? at the floor, it seems that to were fairly constant because the finish of global struggle II. It has under pressure the US-Japanese safety alliance, using financial instruments, and constraints at the use of strength. even if, this booklet argues that new principles and new styles of international relations have in reality happen following the alterations after the autumn of the Berlin Wall. utilizing case reviews that examine China, the Korean peninsulas, Russia and imperative Asia, Southeast Asia, and overseas associations, Michael eco-friendly uncovers a extra Japanese overseas coverage in Japan. notwithstanding it nonetheless converges with the united states on basic concerns, it truly is more and more self sufficient. whereas closing low-risk, it's extra delicate to balance-of-power matters. it's nonetheless reactive, however it is way much less passive. eco-friendly argues that this rising strategic view, what he calls “reluctant realism,” is being formed by way of a mix of alterations within the foreign atmosphere, lack of confidence approximately nationwide energy assets, and jap aspirations for a countrywide id that strikes past the legacy of global conflict II. therefore, it's time for the U.S. and the realm to acknowledge Japan as an self sufficient actor in Northeast Asia and to evaluate eastern overseas coverage by itself terms.

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Download E-books Responsibility for Human Rights: Transnational Corporations in Imperfect States (Cambridge Studies in International Relations) PDF

By David Jason Karp

Accountability for Human Rights presents an unique theoretical research of which worldwide actors are liable for human rights, and why. It does this via an overview of the various purposes in keeping with which such duties will be assigned: legalism, universalism, skill and publicness. The ebook marshals numerous arguments that talk in favour of and opposed to assigning 'responsibility for human rights' to any kingdom or non-state actor. whilst, it is still grounded in an incisive interpretation of the area we really dwell in at the present time, together with: the connection among sovereignty and human rights, contemporary occasions in 'business and human rights' perform, and key empirical examples of human rights violations by way of businesses. David Karp argues that relevantly public actors have particular human rights accountability. in spite of the fact that, states may be much less public, and non-state actors could be extra public, than might sound obvious in the beginning look.

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Download E-books Defense Relations between Australia and Indonesia in the Post-Cold War Era (Contributions in Military Studies) PDF

By Bilveer Singh

Recent years have obvious dramatic shifts within the nature of Australian-Indonesian relatives, and this in flip has had a superb impression at the strategic partnership that had progressively come into life among the 2 local powers. opposed to the backdrop of speedy strategic, political, monetary, social, and technological adjustments taking place on a world scale, Australian overseas coverage efforts at cooperation with its greatest and nearest Asian neighbor have replaced as well—largely due to family political concerns. attaining a excessive element below leading Minister Keating, protection relatives soured significantly and all of sudden after 1999. Singh offers a non-partisan account of the shift from partnership to chilly peace and an exam of the way it has affected the bilateral, nearby, and international defense environment.

The Indonesian public and political elite became adversarial towards Australia because of her perceived position within the beginning of an self sustaining East Timor. Indonesians also are more and more suspicious of Australian intensions towards their very own state, with many believing that Canberra want to repeat its East Timor good fortune in Papua, thereby resulting in the disintegration of Indonesia itself. John Howard's pro-Western guidelines also are seen as a go back to Australian projection of itself as a Western outpost at the fringes of Asia. because the strategic cooperation among the 2 countries has faltered, it has had great implications for the safeguard and protection outlook of either powers. the area can't find the money for to disregard this attainable danger to nearby stability.

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