International Relations in a Global Age: A Conceptual Challenge

International Relations in a Global Age: A Conceptual Challenge

By: Gillian Youngs (author)Paperback

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The book investigates the ways in which state--centred approaches to international relations have limited our understanding of global, political, economic and cultural processes. By assessing a wide range of such state--centred work, Youngs identifies the challenges we must address to grasp the complexity of the contemporary world.

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Gillian Youngs is Lecurer in the Centre for Mass Communication Research, University of Leicester.


Acknowledgements. Introduction: From International Relations to Global Relations. Section 1: Inside State--Centrism. 1. Embedded State--centrism: From Realism to Neorealism. 2. Conceptual Determinism Revealed. Section II: Beyond State--Centrism. 3. Beyond Superficial Paradigmatism. 4. Beyond the Normative Divide. Section III: The Spaces of Global Relations. 5. States, Time and Space. 6. Political Economy of Spatiality. The Conceptual Challenge: Concluding Thoughts. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/06/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780745613710
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780745613710
  • weight: 294
  • ISBN10: 0745613713

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