International Relations and the Problem of Difference / Edition 1

International Relations and the Problem of Difference / Edition 1

by Naeem Inayatullah, David L. Blaney
     
 

International Relations and the Problem of Difference has developed out of the sense that IR as a discipline does not assess the quality of cultural interactions that shape, and are shaped by, the changing structures and processes of the international system. In this work, the authors re-imagine IR as a uniquely placed site for the study of differences as

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International Relations and the Problem of Difference has developed out of the sense that IR as a discipline does not assess the quality of cultural interactions that shape, and are shaped by, the changing structures and processes of the international system. In this work, the authors re-imagine IR as a uniquely placed site for the study of differences as organized explicitly around the exploration of the relation of wholes and parts and sameness and difference-and always the one in relation to the other.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415946377
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/30/2003
Series:
Global Horizons Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
Pt. IDifference in the Constitution of IR19
1The Westphalian Deferral21
2Intimate Indians47
3IR and the Inner Life of Modernization Theory93
Pt. IIStudies in Difference and Contemporary IR127
4IPE as a Culture of Competition129
5Toward an Ethnological IPE161
6Multiple and Overlapping Sovereignties187
Epilogue219
Notes223
References235
Index257

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