Author profile: Alexander Astrov

Alexander Astrov is Associate Professor at Central European University, Budapest. He is the author of On World Politics: R.G. Collingwood, Michael Oakeshott and Neotraditionalism in International Relations (Palgrave, 2005) and the editor of Great Power (mis)Management: The Russian-Georgian war and its Implications for Global Political Order (Ashgate, 2011).

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Various non-governmental agencies are identifying the sins of the world while leaving to the states the managerial task of actually addressing the problems.

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Whilst there is hardly any doubt as to the existence of four of the five major institutions of international society identified by Hedley Bull, this is not the case with the fifth institution: great power management.

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