The Ashgate research companion to modern theory, modern power, world politics : critical investigations / edited by Scott G Nelson and Nevzat Soguk Nelson, Scott G

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International relations - Philosophy.; World politics - Philosophy.; Political science - Philosophy.
  • Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Foreword (Avante!); 1 Introduction: The Measure of Modern Theory in World Politics; Part I Theoretical Interventions; 2 Ever Since the Days of Thucydides: On the Textual Origins of IR Theory; 3 Appropriating Adam Smith: Affirmation and Contestation in Discourses of Political Economy ; 4 Marx and Materiality: "International Relations" as Embedded Efficiencies and Emergencies ; 5 No International Theory, but What about Transformation? A Critical Reading of Martin Wight and Raya Dunayevskaya.
  • 6 Hannah Arendt and the Geopolitics of Ecology7 Critical Spirits/Realist Specters: Some Hypotheses on the Spectro-Poetic sof International Relations; Part II Security, Representation, and Subjectivity; 8 The Centrality of Tabloid Geopolitics: Western Discourses of Terror and the Defacing of the Other; 9 Writing from the Edge; 10 The Presence of War: "Here and Elsewhere" ; 11 Territorializing the Soul: The Geopolitics of Subjectivity ; 12 Return of the Oppressed: Recognition, Violence, and the Mediation of Estrangement; 13 The Achievements of Feminism in IR.
  • Part III The Analytics of World Politics14 Between U.S. Imperialism and "Empire": World Politics and the Globalization of Late Capitalist Subjectivity; 15 "Beyond" the International: The Immanence of the Global; 16 Interdisciplining Global Thinking; 17 The (Human) Subject of Security: Beyond the Biopolitics of Resilience; 18 Melancholia, Realism, and International Relations; 19 Beyond Dualism: Expanded Understandings of Religion and Global Justice ; 20 The Paradox of Crisis and the Importance of Being Disinterested.
  • 21 Constructivism, Archaeology, and Humanitarian Intervention: A Reflection on MethodPart IV Virtual Communities; 22 What Would a Global Civic Order Look Like? A Perspective from Islamic History; 23 Cosmopolitan Theory and World Politics: An Argument for Cosmopolitan Realism; 24 The Last Frontier:Contemporary Peregrinations over the Borders of International Relations; 25 Nationalism, Violence, and Globalization: Reflections on Gandhi's Political Thought; Epilogue: Political Judgment in International Relations Theory; Index.
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