Does it still make sense to speak of a global international society? And what methodological challenges does this pose to the English School?
Author profile: Yannis Stivachtis
The concept of ‘civilization’ differentiates, evaluates, includes, and excludes. In doing so, the civilization discourse creates global hierarchies.
Buzan’s seminal work on the English School offers a stimulating introduction for all students and scholars of IR and highlights the need for further research
Unique, precise, innovative and non-pretentious language make this book by Sharma and Gielen a recommended read for practitioners, scholars and the layperson alike.
As the standard of civilization has fallen into disrepute, other standards have taken its place. Of particular importance is democracy, which encompasses human rights and the rule of law.