The Zen of International Relations

The Zen of International Relations

by S. Chan, P. Mandaville, Roland Bleiker
     
 
The new millennium can only be a time of true globalization if different histories and systems of understanding the world are appreciated. The authors unveil significant studies to do with epistemological debates in International Relations, and give detailed middle and far-eastern examples of how different cultures have used story-telling as a means of understanding

Overview

The new millennium can only be a time of true globalization if different histories and systems of understanding the world are appreciated. The authors unveil significant studies to do with epistemological debates in International Relations, and give detailed middle and far-eastern examples of how different cultures have used story-telling as a means of understanding what is outside and around. Especially provocative is the Chinese idea of the West as an 'Other', as atypical and, indeed, inscrutable, to the extent of not needing scrutiny at all.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333688229
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

Meet the Author

ROLAND BLEIKER Senior Lecturer and Co-Director, Rotary Centre for International Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution, University of Queensland
QING CAO Doctoral Candidate, Nottingham Trent University
XIAOMING HUANG Lecturer in East Asian Politics, School of Political Science and International Relations, Victoria University, Washington, New Zealand
MEDHI MOZAFFARI Professor of Political Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark
HOUMAN A. SADRI Assistant Professor of International Relations, University of Central Florida
HIDEMI SUGANAMI Professor, Philosophy of International Relations, School of Politics, Keele University, England
WANG YI Current Affairs Producer, BBC World Service, London and Visiting Fellow, Department of International Studies, Nottingham Trent University

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