The Interregnum: Controversies in World Politics, 1989-1999 / Edition 1

The Interregnum: Controversies in World Politics, 1989-1999 / Edition 1

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The Interregnum: Controversies in World Politics, 1989-1999 / Edition 1

We are living in an era which seemingly defies description: in social and political theory, our age is frequently referred to as "postmodern;" in international relations, we remain in the "post-Cold War" age. The age is only characterized by what it is not. This collection of critical reflections, written by leading scholars in the field, will shed light on the meanings of world politics in what we are calling The Interregnum.

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ISBN-13: 9780521785099
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Foreword Christopher J. Hill; Notes on contributors; Introduction Michael Cox, Ken Booth and Tim Dunne; Part I. Historical Perspectives: 1. The rise and fall of the Cold War in comparative perspective Richard Ned Lebow; 2. History ends, worlds collide Chris Brown; 3. Globalization and national governance: antinomies or interdependence? Linda Weiss; 4. Beyond Westphalia?: Capitalism after the 'fall' Barry Buzan and Richard Little; Part II. Contending Visions: 5. The potentials of Enlightenment Fred Halliday; 6. Marxism after Communism Andrew Gamble; 7. Liberalism since the Cold War: an enemy to itself? Geoffrey Hawthorn; 8. Clausewitz rules, OK? The future is the past - with GPS Colin Gray; Part III. Geopolitical Landscapes: 9. Mission impossible? The IMF and the failure of the market transition in Russia Peter Rutland; 10. Europe after the Cold War: interstate order or post-Sovereign regional system? William Wallace; 11. Where is the Third World now? Caroline Thomas; 12. Whatever happened to the Pacific century? Rosemary Foot and Andrew Walter; 13. Still the American century Bruce Cumings; Index.

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