Author profile: Matthew Weinert

Matthew S. Weinert is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Delaware. He is the author of Democratic Sovereignty (University College London, 2007), and Making Human: World Order and the Global Governance of Human Dignity (University of Michigan, 2015). His research focuses on the development of architectures of (global) governance that emerge at the intersection of state interests and human well-being.

From Cinderella to Beauty and the Beast: (De)Humanising World Society

From Cinderella to Beauty and the Beast: (De)Humanising World Society

World society as humanity is both beauty and beast; the concept thus ought to capture the complexity of ways human beings manage the very plurality of the human condition

World Society as Humankind

World Society as Humankind

World society never attracted as much attention as its sister concept, international society, which has served in the classical English School tradition as the via media between realism and revolutionism.

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