World Politics: Progress and Its Limits


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At the end of the Cold War, there was much talk of a new world order in which the sovereign state would be held to democratic account, fundamental rights would be respected, and conflict would be replaced by cooperation based on the rule of law. At the start of the new millenium most of this optimism has evaporated. This book examines why it is so difficult to improve standards of international behaviour and explores the pre-conditions for any realistic attempt to do so. It discusses three major issues that have ...

World Politics: Progress and Its Limits 2000, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745625904

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