Global Economy as Political Space

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Ten essays set out the conventional international theories and their assumptions, then critique them from perspectives of who is allowed to participate in international relations and how, the historical and contestable nature of international practices, and the cultural bedrock beneath the blowing economic and political sands. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555874629
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/28/1994
  • Series: Critical Perspectives on World Politics
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Boundaries Crossing - Critical Theories of Global Economy 1
1 Nature, Need, and the Human World: "Commercial Society" and the Construction of the World Economy 17
2 The "Properties" of the State System and Global Capitalism 37
3 Hobbes, Smith, and the Problem of Mixed Ontologies in Neorealist IPE 61
4 Timeless Space and State-Centrism: The Geographical Assumptions of International Relations Theory 87
5 Reginas in International Relations: Occlusions, Cooperations, and Zimbabwean Cooperatives 109
6 Latin American Voices of Resistance: Women's Movements and Development Debates 127
7 Foreign Policy and Identity: Japanese "Other"/American "Self" 147
8 Between Globalism and Nationalism in Post-Cold War German Political Economy 171
9 Inscribing the Nation: Nehru and the Politics of Identity in India 189
10 Development as a Civilizing Process: State Formation in Mexico 203
References 225
The Contributors 243
Index 245
About the Book 253
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