Taming the Sovereigns: Institutional Change in International Politics / Edition 1

Taming the Sovereigns: Institutional Change in International Politics / Edition 1

by K. J. Holsti
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521541921

ISBN-13: 9780521541923

Pub. Date: 02/29/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Kalevi Holsti inquires as to how we identify "change" in international politics and distinguish between significant and unimportant changes. Do we really live in a new era or simply see more continuity than transformation in international politics? Combining theoretical and empirical arguments, Holsti investigates eight major international institutions, including

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Kalevi Holsti inquires as to how we identify "change" in international politics and distinguish between significant and unimportant changes. Do we really live in a new era or simply see more continuity than transformation in international politics? Combining theoretical and empirical arguments, Holsti investigates eight major international institutions, including sovereignty, international law and territoriality, and speculates on their consequences.

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ISBN-13:
9780521541923
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/29/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in International Relations Series , #94
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

1. The problem of change in international relations: rhetoric, markers, and metrics; 2. The state as agent and institution; 3. Territoriality; 4. Sovereignty; 5. International law; 6. Diplomacy; 7. Trade; 8. Colonialism; 9. War; 10. International institutions: types, sources and consequences of change.

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