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Rethinking World Politics A Theory of Transnational Neopluralism

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ISBN-10: 0199733708

ISBN-13: 9780199733705

Edition: 2010

Authors: Philip G. Cerny

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Rethinking World Politics is a major intervention into a central debate in international relations: how has globalization transformed world politics? Most work on world politics still presumes the following: in domestic affairs, individual states function as essentially unified entities, and in international affairs, stable nation-states interact with each other. In this scholarship, the state lies at the center; it is what politics is all about. However, Philip Cerny contends that recent experience suggests another process at work: "transnational neopluralism." In the old version of pluralist theory, the state is less a cohesive and unified entity than a varyingly stable amalgam of…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/8/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Identifying Change
Introduction: Why Transnational Neopluralism?
Globalization and Other Stories: The Search for a New Paradigm for International Relations
Space, Territory and Functional Differentiation: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Borders
Reconfiguring Power in a Globalizing World
Dynamics of Change
Multi-Nodal Politics: A Framework for Analysis
From Iron Triangles to Flexible Pentangles: The Global Policy Process
Embedding Neoliberalism: The Evolving Ideational Framework of the New World Politics
The State in a Globalizing World: From raison d'Etat to raison du monde
Institutional bricolage and Global Governmentality: From Infrastructure to Superstructure
Implications of Change
Some Pitfalls of Democratization in a Globalizing World
The New Security Dilemma
Financial Globalization, Crisis, and the Reorganization of Global Capital
Rescaling the State and the Pluralization of Marxism
Conclusion: Globalization is What Actors Make of It