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The Anarchical Society : A Study of Order in World Politics :  4th edition - Hedley Bull

The Anarchical Society

A Study of Order in World Politics : 4th edition

By: Hedley Bull, Andrew Hurrell (Foreword by), Stanley Hoffman (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 8th June 2012
ISBN: 9780230393387
Number Of Pages: 368

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This new 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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Reviews of previous editions: 'A masterful analysis of the problem of international order in contemporary society and of the feasibility of such alternative models as disarmament, global organization, a highly proliferated world, and a radical redistribution of wealth and power.' - Foreign Affairs 'An important book likely to be read with profit for along time to come.' - The Times Literary Supplement 'Bull has written that rarest of books: it is not the last, but the first word on its subject.' - Political Science Quarterly

Foreword to the Fourth Edition: The Anarchical Society 35 Years On
Preface
Introduction
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
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
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
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ISBN: 9780230393387
ISBN-10: 0230393381
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 8th June 2012
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.9  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.453
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised

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