From International to World Society?: English School Theory and the Social Structure of Globalisation

From International to World Society?: English School Theory and the Social Structure of Globalisation

by Barry Buzan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521833485

ISBN-13: 9780521833486

Pub. Date: 05/28/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

How is the concept of society understood on a global scale, since members are not individuals, but states, firms, NGOs and nations? Barry Buzan offers an original contribution to the "English School" theory. His study establishes a new theoretical framework emphasizing social structure that can be used to address globalization as complex political interplay among

Overview

How is the concept of society understood on a global scale, since members are not individuals, but states, firms, NGOs and nations? Barry Buzan offers an original contribution to the "English School" theory. His study establishes a new theoretical framework emphasizing social structure that can be used to address globalization as complex political interplay among state and non-state actors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521833486
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2012
Series:
Cambridge Studies in International Relations Series , #95
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. English school theory and its problems: an overview; 2. World society in English school theory; 3. Concepts of world society outside the English school; 4. Reimagining the English school's triad; 5. Reconstructing the pluralist-solidarist debate; 6. The primary institutions of international society; 7. Bringing geography back in; 8. Conclusions: a portrait of contemporary interstate society.

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