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Along the Domestic-Foreign Frontier : Exploring Governance in a Turbulent World - James N. Rosenau

Along the Domestic-Foreign Frontier

Exploring Governance in a Turbulent World

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In this book James Rosenau explores the enormous changes which are currently transforming world affairs. He argues that the dynamics of economic globalization, new technologies, and evolving global norms are clashing with equally powerful localizing dynamics. The resulting encounters between diverse interests and actors are rendering the boundaries between domestic and foreign affairs ever more porous and creating a political space, designated as the 'Frontier,' wherein the quest for control in world politics is joined. The author contends that it is along the Frontier, and not in the international arena, that issues are contested and the course of events configured. The book examines a number of contexts and agents through which local, national, and international affairs are woven together. Rosenau's recurring theme is the challenge of achieving governance along the turbulent domestic-foreign Frontier.

' ... a valuable addition to a growing literature on the changing nature of global politics.' Political Studies

List of figures and tablesp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Intellectual contextsp. 1
Frontiersp. 3
Changep. 12
Worldviewsp. 25
Global contextsp. 53
Turbulencep. 55
Globalizationp. 78
Fragmegrationp. 99
Boundariesp. 118
Governancep. 144
Normsp. 174
Environmentsp. 189
Societal contextsp. 215
Sovereigntyp. 217
Constitutionsp. 237
Electionsp. 254
Actorsp. 273
Individualsp. 275
Publicsp. 299
Leadersp. 311
Organizationsp. 326
Statesp. 341
Militariesp. 364
The United Nationsp. 387
Conclusionsp. 401
Democracyp. 403
War and peacep. 413
Exploring governance in a turbulent worldp. 439
Epiloguep. 450
Indexp. 452
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ISBN: 9780521582834
ISBN-10: 0521582830
Series: Cambridge Studies in International Relations
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 492
Published: 28th June 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.89