Post Tagged with: "International Society"

Reassessing ‘The Expansion of International Society’

Reassessing ‘The Expansion of International Society’

The expansion of the international society as articulated by the English School has come under increasing criticism for its putatively pronounced Eurocentric bias.

An Overview of the English School’s Engagement with Human Rights

An Overview of the English School’s Engagement with Human Rights

The English School in IR theory has an under-theorised understanding of humanity which in turn fails to explain why ‘we’ should act to save ‘them’.

World Society and English School Methods

World Society and English School Methods

Contrary to the billiard-ball metaphor of international politics, states are not just individual elements in a system. They form a ‘world society’.

The State of the Art of the English School

The State of the Art of the English School

The English School has resisted well to criticism and calls for closure over the years, refining some of its under-specified aspects without losing its central identity.

An Introduction to the English School of International Relations

An Introduction to the English School of International Relations

Due to its pluralistic model, the English School represents a coherent and advantageous method for achieving a broad and complex understanding of international political issues.

Statue od Hugo de Groot before the new Church in delft, Holland

Edited Collection – System, Society and the World: Exploring the English School

This volume, now in its 2nd edition, brings together some of the most important voices on the English School to highlight the multifaceted nature of the School’s applications in IR. Edited by Robert W. Murray.

The International Community: Conceptual Insights from Law and Sociology

The International Community: Conceptual Insights from Law and Sociology

While talk would suggest that there exists some kind of unitary and durable actor called ‘international community’, it is far from clear who or what it represents.

The Contemporary Ambiguities of Religions as a Source of Civilisational Identity

The Contemporary Ambiguities of Religions as a Source of Civilisational Identity

The international society is experiencing an epoch-making process of transformation. The global resurgence of religion is not unrelated to these structural changes.

Civilizations and Global Hierarchies: An English School Approach

Civilizations and Global Hierarchies: An English School Approach

The concept of ‘civilization’ differentiates, evaluates, includes, and excludes. In doing so, the civilization discourse creates global hierarchies.

Review – An Introduction to the English School of International Relations

Review – An Introduction to the English School of International Relations

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

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