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Overview

This book argues that community can exist at the international level, and that states dwelling within an international community have the capacity to develop a pacific disposition. The contributors provide an exhaustive regional and historical survey of places where states have come to expect peace, where they are working to foster such expectations, and where peace is hoped for rather than expected. This volume is an important contribution to international relations theory and security studies, providing a new vision of the possibilities for peaceful relations among states.

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What People Are Saying

Ethan B. Kapstein
Adler and Barnett have edited the most interesting volume in international relations theory in recent memory. They and their co-authors have made a compelling argument for the role of community in shaping security policy, using a variety of empirical cases to back their theoretical claims. The result is a volume that truly honors the legacy of Karl Deutsch.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521639538
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2002
  • Series: Cambridge Studies in International Relations Series , #62
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 462
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
Acknowledgements
Pt. I Introduction and theoretical overview 1
1 Security communities in theoretical perspective 3
2 A framework for the study of security communities 29
Pt. II Studies in security communities 67
3 Insecurity, security, and asecurity in the West European non-war community 69
4 Seeds of peaceful change: the OSCE's security community-building model 119
5 Caravans in opposite directions: society, state and the development of a community in the Gulf Cooperation Council 161
6 Collective identity and conflict management in Southeast Asia 198
7 An emerging security community in South America? 228
8 Australia and the search for a security community in the 1990s 265
9 The United States and Mexico: a pluralistic security community? 295
10 No fences make good neighbors: the development of the US-Canadian security community, 1871-1940 333
11 A neo-Kantian perspective: democracy, interdependence and international organizations in building security communities 368
Pt. III Conclusions 395
12 International communities, secure or otherwise 397
13 Studying security communities in theory, comparison, and history 413
Index 442
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