Peter J. Katzenstein's Civilizations in World Politics: Plural and Pluralist PDF

By Peter J. Katzenstein

A hugely unique and easily obtainable exam of the cultural measurement of overseas politics, this booklet presents a worldly and nuanced account of the relevance of cultural different types for the research of worldwide politics.

The book’s analytical concentration is on plural and pluralist civilizations. Civilizations exist within the plural inside of one civilization of modernity; and they're internally pluralist instead of unitary. The life of plural and pluralist civilizations is mirrored in transcivilizational engagements, intercivilizational encounters and, in basic terms sometimes, in civilizational clashes. Drawing at the paintings of Eisenstadt, Collins and Elias, Katzenstein’s creation offers a cogent and special replacement to Huntington’s. this attitude is then constructed and explored via six remarkable case stories written by way of major specialists of their fields. Combining modern and ancient views whereas addressing the civilizational politics of the US, Europe, China, Japan, India and Islam, the publication attracts those discussions jointly in Patrick Jackson’s theoretically expert, thematic end.


Featuring an outstanding line-up and representing a variety of theoretical perspectives inside one integrative viewpoint, this paintings might be of curiosity to all students and scholars of diplomacy, sociology and political technology.

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