The Culture of National Security: Norms and Identity in World Politics

The Culture of National Security: Norms and Identity in World Politics

by Peter Katzenstein (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231104692
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 09/26/1996
Series: New Directions in World Politics Series
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 1,162,397
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Peter J. Katzenstein is the Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies at Cornell University.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction: Alternative Perspectives on National Security, by Peter J. Katzenstein
2: Norms, Identity, and Culture in National Security, by Ronald L. Jepperson, Alexander Wendt, and Peter J. Katzenstein
I. Norms and National Security
3: Status, Norms, and the Proliferation of Conventional Weapons: An Institutional Theory Approach, by Dana P. Eyre and Mark C. Suchman
4: Norms and Deterrence: The Nuclear and Chemical Weapons Taboos, by Richard Price and Nina Tannenwald
5: Constructing Norms of Humanitarian Intervention, by Martha Finnemore
6: Culture and French Military Doctrine Before World War II, by Elizabeth Kier
7: Cultural Realism and Strategy in Maoist China, by Alastair Iain Johnston
II. Identity and National Security
8: Identity, Norms, and National Security: The Soviet Foreign Policy Revolution and the End of the Cold War, by Robert G. Herman
9: Norms, Identity, and National Security in Germany and Japan, by Thomas U. Berger
10: Collective Identity in a Democratic Community: The Case of NATO, by Thomas Risse-Kappen
11: Identity and Alliances in the Middle East, by Michael N. Barnett
III. Implications and Conclusions
12: Norms, Identity, and Their Limits: A Theoretical Reprise, by Paul Kowert and Jeffrey Legro
13: Conclusion: National Security in a Changing World, by Peter J. Katzenstein

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Ted Hopf

A pioneering work, the first to try to marry constructivist approaches to security studies.... I would be surprised if this book doesn't become part of a new canon in international relations theory.

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