Theory of the Global State: Globality as an Unfinished Revolution / Edition 1 available in Paperback
This ambitious book rewrites the terms of debate about globalization. Focusing on two major new conceptsthe unfinished global-democratic revolution and the global-Western stateMartin 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.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Series:||Cambridge Studies in International Relations Series , #73|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|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.