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Explorations at the edge of time : the prospects for world order

Author: Richard A Falk; United Nations University.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1992.
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Recognizing that the concepts of "progress" and "development" have changed due to the breakdown of the modernist consensus, the author contends that most problems have transnational dimensions. He  Read more...

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Falk, Richard A.
Explorations at the edge of time.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1992
(OCoLC)551556266
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Falk; United Nations University.
ISBN: 0877228604 9780877228608
OCLC Number: 23141048
Notes: "Produced in association with the United Nations University."
Description: ix, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Why Postmodern? Why Explorations at the Edge of Time? Why Rooted Utopianism? Part I: The Postmodern Frontier of International Relations 1. In Pursuit of the Postmodern 2. Religion and Politics: A Second Postmodern Possibility 3. Culture and International Relations: A Third Postmodern Possibility Part II: Planning the Journey Ahead 4. Solving the Puzzles of Global Reform 5. Transition to Peace and Justice: The Challenge of Transcendence without Utopia 6. The Global Promise of Social Movements: Explorations at the Edge of Time Part III: Rooted Utopianism as Political Option 7. The Extension of Law to Foreign Policy: The Next Constitutional Challenge 8. Can Culture Tame Nuclearism? 9. Evasions of Sovereignty 10. The Realist School and Its Critics: Interpreting the Postwar World Notes Index
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