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World disorders : troubled peace in the post-Cold War era

Author: Stanley Hoffmann
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1998.
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This book is a collection of ... essays [the author has] written about international affairs in the past decade. [The] earlier essays dealt largely with the universe of the cold war; many of the recent ones try to make sense of the complicated international system that has replaced it. They pay particular attention to the issues of nationalism and intervention in the domestic affairs of states ... These essays try  Read more...
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Hoffmann, Stanley.
World disorders.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1998
(OCoLC)622351429
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Hoffmann
ISBN: 0847685748 9780847685745 0847685756 9780847685752
OCLC Number: 39523072
Description: viii, 279 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : from this century to the next --
Part 1. : Theorists, theories: Hedley Bull and his contribution to international relations; Ideal worlds; Beyond realism and idealism in international politics; Crisis of liberal internationalism --
Part 2. : From the end of the Cold War to the search for a new world order: What should we do in the world?; A new world and its troubles; Delusions of world order; Price of war; In defense of Mother Teresa; Politics and ethics of military intervention; Thoughts on the UN at fifty --
Part 3. : Ethnicity, nationalism, and world order: Passion of modernity; Nationalism and world order; On ethnic conflicts and their resolution; Intervention in Kosovo; Nation and nationalism in America today; Conclusion, principles of a liberal ethics for international relations, a normative outline.
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