Historical Sociology of International Relations / Edition 1

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Overview

Sociology is having an increasing impact on the study of international politics. Covering the range of different approaches and methodologies, leading international scholars examine the extent of this influence. They aim to promote a study of world politics which is sensitive to the impact of social structure and historical context, and will be of interest to scholars and students of sociology and political science as well as International Relations.
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"This book offers a summary of what has been called the renaissance of historical sociology and international relations.... Recommended for upper-division undergraduates and above." Choice
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521004763
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

William A. Schabas is Professor of Human Rights Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights. His numerous publications include Genocide in International Law (2000), The Abolition of the Death Penalty in International Law (third edition to be published in 2001), International Human Rights Law and the Canadian Charter (1996), The Death Penalty as Cruel Treatment and Torture (1996), Précis du droit international des droits de la personne (1997) and Les instruments internationaux, canadiens et québécois des droits et libertés (1998). He is also editor-in-chief of Criminal Law Forum.
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Table of Contents

Pt. I Introduction
1 What's at stake in 'bringing historical sociology back into international relations?'
2 Historical sociology: back to the future of international relations?
Pt. II Historical Sociologies of International Relations
3 The two waves of Weberian historical sociology in international relations
4 Neo-Weberian historical sociology and the question of epochal transformations
5 Globality and historical sociology: state, revolution and war revisited
6 Historical sociology and constructivism: an estranged past, a federated future?
7 The idea of history and history with ideas
8 World system analysis, historical sociology and international relations: the difference a hyphen makes
9 Towards a critical sociology of transnational harm
10 International systems in world history: remaking the study of international relations
Pt. III Conclusion: The Future of Historical Sociology in International Relations
11 Historical sociology and international relations theory
12 For an international sociology Fred Halliday
13 On the road toward a historicised conception of international sociology
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