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Deviant Conduct in World Politics - Deon Geldenhuys

Deviant Conduct in World Politics

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A long list of countries labelled outcasts, pariahs and rogues have failed to meet international standards of good conduct. In the Cold War years Rhodesia, Israel, Chile, Taiwan and South Africa, among others, featured among the ranks of the disreputable. In modern world politics, the serious sinners not only include states, but terrorists, rebels, criminals and mercenaries also participate in the great game of who gets what, when and how. Highlighting the rules of good behaviour that both state and non-state actors have violated, Deon Geldenhuys takes a novel approach that breaks through the narrow parameters of the rogue state paradigm and of other state centric perspectives.

Acknowledgementsp. viii
Introductionp. ix
Pariahs, Outcasts and Rogues: the Limitations of Popular Labelsp. 1
Pariahs and outcastsp. 1
Meanings of the term 'rogue'p. 3
The rise of rogue statesp. 4
Implications of America's rogue state policyp. 6
Bush II: confronting the axis of evilp. 9
Conclusionp. 11
Deviant Actors in World Politics: an Analytical Frameworkp. 13
Theories of deviancep. 13
The meaning of international normsp. 17
Deviant states and international orderp. 22
Sins of contemporary deviant statesp. 23
Non-state deviancep. 37
External actors: defending international normsp. 40
Ends and means in anti-deviant actionsp. 41
A typology of deviantsp. 46
Deviant responses to external pressurep. 47
In lieu of a conclusionp. 50
From Turkey to Rhodesia: an Assortment of Outcastsp. 51
Ottoman Empirep. 52
Bolshevik Russiap. 53
Weimar Germanyp. 55
Fascist Italyp. 56
Francoist Spainp. 57
Salazarist Portugalp. 59
People's Republic of Chinap. 61
German Democratic Republicp. 63
Rhodesiap. 64
Conclusionp. 66
Principal Pariahs of the Cold War Erap. 68
Republic of Chinap. 68
Israelp. 70
Chilep. 76
South Africap. 79
Conclusionp. 83
Iraqp. 85
From empire to imperial ambitionsp. 85
Labelling the deviantp. 90
Iraq's transgressionsp. 91
International demands and objectivesp. 98
Foreign action against Iraqp. 101
Iraq's reactions to external pressurep. 109
Conclusionp. 110
Iranp. 112
From king of kings to mullah of all Muslimsp. 112
Naming the deviantsp. 118
Iran's transgressionsp. 119
Foreign demandsp. 129
External responses to Iran's deviant conductp. 132
Iran's reactions to foreign pressurep. 138
Conclusionp. 140
Libyap. 142
Libya's road from obscurity to notorietyp. 142
On deviants and dogsp. 147
Libya's transgressionsp. 148
Foreign demands and objectivesp. 158
International responses to Libya's deviancep. 159
Libya's responses to outside pressurep. 164
Conclusionp. 166
North Koreap. 168
Leaders great and dearp. 168
Naming the deviantsp. 174
The DPRK's contraventionsp. 175
Foreign demands and objectivesp. 189
International responses to North Korean deviancep. 190
North Korea's reactions to outside pressurep. 194
Conclusionp. 197
Cubap. 199
From clientelism to defiancep. 199
Naming the deviantsp. 205
Cuba's transgressionsp. 206
Foreign demands and objectivesp. 213
Foreign reactions to Cuba's deviancep. 216
Cuban responses to foreign pressurep. 222
Conclusionp. 224
Myanmarp. 226
The road to internal turmoil and international diversityp. 226
Deviants and darlingsp. 233
Myanmar's transgressionsp. 234
External demands and objectivesp. 239
International responses to Myanmar's errant behaviourp. 241
Rangoon's responses to international pressurep. 250
Conclusionp. 253
Yugoslaviap. 254
A doomed statep. 254
Yugoslavia III: leaner and meanerp. 257
Naming and shaming the deviantsp. 260
Yugoslavia's contraventionsp. 261
External demands and objectivesp. 265
International measures against Yugoslaviap. 268
Yugoslavia's response's to foreign pressurep. 275
Conclusionp. 278
Additional African statesp. 279
Nigeriap. 279
Rwandap. 284
Sudanp. 292
Conclusionp. 302
Some Other Deviant Statesp. 303
Afghanistanp. 303
Chinap. 311
Syriap. 319
Conclusionp. 327
Non-State Deviantsp. 328
Terrorist organizationsp. 328
Rebel movementsp. 334
'Blood' diamondsp. 338
Mercenariesp. 341
Transnational criminal organizationsp. 348
Conclusionp. 350
Conclusionp. 351
Notesp. 361
Indexp. 434
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ISBN: 9781403932471
ISBN-10: 1403932476
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 441
Published: 20th January 2004
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.82
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 1