Empires, Systems and States: Great Transformations in International Politics / Edition 1

Empires, Systems and States: Great Transformations in International Politics / Edition 1

by Michael Cox, Tim Dunne, Ken Booth
     
 

ISBN-10: 052101686X

ISBN-13: 9780521016865

Pub. Date: 01/02/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A group of leading academics considers how the European states system developed as the historical and institutional expression of political community. The scope of this volume is broad, including conventional accounts of the development of the European states system as well as the non-European experience. In particular, it inquires as to how and why a states system…  See more details below

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A group of leading academics considers how the European states system developed as the historical and institutional expression of political community. The scope of this volume is broad, including conventional accounts of the development of the European states system as well as the non-European experience. In particular, it inquires as to how and why a states system triumphed over other forms of political organization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521016865
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/02/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Richard Little; Introduction Michael Cox, Tim Dunne and Ken Booth; 1. Rethinking the sovereign state model Stephen D. Krasner; 2. System, empire and state in Chinese international relations Yongjin Zhang; 3. The rise of the state system in Africa Carolyn M. Warner; 4. Between anarchy and tyranny: excellence and the pursuit of power and peace in ancient Greece Nany Kokaz; 5. Before sovereignty: society and politics in ancien régime Europe Andreas Osiander; 6. The eighteenth century international system: parity or primacy James R. Sofka; 7. The long nineteenth century in Europe: reinterpreting the concert system Hudson Meadwell; 8. American power and the empire of capitalist democracy G. John Ikenberry; 9. The Russian-Soviet empire: a test of neorealism William Wohlforth; 10. Another 'double movement': the great transformation after the Cold War Ian Clark; 11 Capitalism and world (dis)order Giovanni Arrighi and Beverley J. Silver; 12. Variation and change and transitions in international politics Robert Jervis.

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