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Approaches to World Order : Cambridge Studies in International Relations (Paperback) - Robert W. Cox

Approaches to World Order

Cambridge Studies in International Relations (Paperback)

By: Robert W. Cox, Timothy J. Sinclair (As told to), Steve Smith (Editor), Thomas Biersteker (Editor), Chris Brown (Editor)

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Published: 27th May 1996
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Robert Cox's writings have had a profound influence on recent developments in thinking in world politics. This book brings together for the first time his most important essays, grouped around the theme of world order. The volume is divided into sections dealing respectively with theory; with the application of Cox's approach to recent changes in world political economy; and with multilateralism and the problem of global governance. This volume will be an essential guide to Robert Cox's critical approach for students and teachers of international relations and international political economy.

'... his past work and evolving ideas will surely continue to inspire and influence the work of a new generation of international political economists.' Susan Strange, New Political Economy '... for [those] who are simply interested in gaining a greater insight into one of the foremost scholars of political economy today, this volume will handsomely repay time spent consulting it.' Millennium

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xiv
Overviews
Beyond international relations theory: Robert W. Cox and approaches to world orderp. 3
Influences and commitmentsp. 19
Theory
The idea of international labor regulation (1953)p. 41
Realism, positivism, and historicism (1985)p. 49
On thinking about future world order (1976)p. 60
Social forces, states, and world orders: beyond international relations theory (1981)p. 85
Gramsci, hegemony, and international relations: an essay in method (1983)p. 124
Towards a posthegemonic conceptualization of world order: reflections on the relevancy of Ibn Khaldun (1992)p. 144
"Take six eggs": theory, finance, and the real economy in the work of Susan Strange (1992)p. 174
Interpretations
The global political economy and social choice (1991)p. 191
"Real socialism" in historical perspective (1991)p. 209
Structural issues of global governance: implications for Europe (1991)p. 237
Middlepowermanship, Japan, and future world order (1989)p. 241
Production and security (1993)p. 276
Global perestroika (1992)p. 296
Multilateralism
The executive head: an essay on leadership in international organization (1969)p. 317
Decision making (with Harold K. Jacobson) (1977)p. 349
Ideologies and the New International Economic Order: reflections on some recent literature (1979)p. 376
Labor and hegemony (1977)p. 420
Labor and hegemony: a reply (1980)p. 471
Multilateralism and world order (1992)p. 494
Globalization, multilateralism, and democracy (1992)p. 524
Complete bibliography of works by Robert W. Cox to 1995p. 537
Index of namesp. 545
Index of subjectsp. 547
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ISBN: 9780521466516
ISBN-10: 0521466512
Series: Cambridge Studies in International Relations (Paperback)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 572
Published: 27th May 1996
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.49  x 3.73
Weight (kg): 0.86