Theory of the Global State: Globality as an Unfinished Revolution / Edition 1

Theory of the Global State: Globality as an Unfinished Revolution / Edition 1

by Martin Shaw, Shaw Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521597307

ISBN-13: 9780521597302

Pub. Date: 12/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This ambitious book rewrites the terms of debate about globalization. Focusing on two major new concepts—the unfinished global-democratic revolution and the global-Western state—Martin Shaw evaluates global change, considering the radical implications for social, political and international theory, and offering a fundamental critique of modern social

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Overview

This ambitious book rewrites the terms of debate about globalization. Focusing on two major new concepts—the unfinished global-democratic revolution and the global-Western state—Martin Shaw evaluates global change, considering the radical implications for social, political and international theory, and offering a fundamental critique of modern social thought and mainstream global theory. Required reading for sociology, politics and international relations, Theory of the Global State offers a historical, theoretical and political framework for understanding state and society in the emerging global age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521597302
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in International Relations Series, #73
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Critique: 1. Globality: historical change in our time; 2. Critique of national and international relations; 3. Intimations of globality: Hamlet without the Prince; Part II. History and Agency: 4. Internationalized bloc-states and democratic revolution; 5. Global revolution, counterrevolution and genocidal war; Part III. State: 6. State in globality; 7. Relations and forms of global state power; 8. Contradictions of state power: towards the global state?; 9. Politics of the unfinished revolution.

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