The Anarchical Society: A Study of Order in World Politics (4th New edition)

The Anarchical Society: A Study of Order in World Politics (4th New edition)

By: Hedley Bull (author)Hardback

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This fourth edition of Hedley Bull's most systematic and fundamental work marks the 35th anniversary of its original publication. The book includes a substantial new foreword by Andrew Hurrell examining the continuing relevance of The Anarchical Society to developments in theory and in the structures and practices of world politics.

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About Author

HEDLEY BULL was sometime Montague Burton Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford, UK. He had previously been Professor of International Relations, Australian National University. ANDREW HURRELL Montague Burton Professor of International Relations and Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, UK.

Contents

Foreword to the Fourth Edition: The Anarchical Society 35 Years On; A.Hurrell Preface Introduction PART I: THE NATURE OF ORDER IN WORLD POLITICS The Concept of Order in World Politics Does Order Exist in World Politics? How is Order Maintained in World Politics? Order versus Justice in World Politics PARTII: ORDER IN THE CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM The Balance of Power and International Order International Law and International Order Diplomacy and International Order War and International Order The Great Powers and International Order PART III: ALTERNATIVE PATHS TO WORLD ORDER Alternatives to the Contemporary States System The Decline of the States System? The Obsolescence of the States System? The Reform of the States System? Conclusion

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/06/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780230393394
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780230393394
  • weight: 550
  • ISBN10: 023039339X
  • edition: 4th New edition

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