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The Breaking of Nations: Order and Chaos in the 21st Century

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The Breaking of Nations: Order and Chaos in the 21st Century - Cooper, Robert
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In this landmark book, Robert Cooper sets out his radical interpretation of our new international order. He argues that there are now three types of state: lawless "pre-modern" states; "modern" states that are fiercely protective of their sovereignty; and "post-modern" states such as those that operate on the basis of openness, law, and mutual security. The United States has yet to decide whether to embrace the "post-modern" world of interdependence, or pursue unilateralism and power politics. Cooper shows that the ...

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The Breaking of Nations: Order and Chaos in the 21st Century 2005, McClelland & Stewart

ISBN-13: 9780771022661

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