PART ONE: THE INWARD GAZE: INTRODUCTORY REFLECTIONS
PART TWO: IMAGINING THE INTERNATIONAL, ACKNOWLEDGING THE GLOBAL
PART THREE: THE SEARCH FOR (AN) IDENTITY
PART FOUR: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AS A PROFESSION
PART FIVE: LOOKING AHEAD: THE FUTURE OF META-ANALYSIS
Andreas Gofas is currently a Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, while on leave from Panteion University of Athens where he is Assistant Professor of International Relations. Andreas is also the co-director of the Olympia Summer Academy. In the past, he has held visiting research positions at Yale University, the University of Sheffield, the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and the LSE. His research interests include: IR theory; Social Theory and the Philosophy of Social Sciences; the History and Sociology of IR knowledge; Terrorism and Political Violence; Risk Analysis.
Dr. Hamati-Ataya's research lies at the intersection(s) of world politics, global history, social theory, natural and historical epistemology, and the anthropology, history, and sociology of culture, knowledge, science, and technology. She is since 2013 a Marie Curie fellow under the European Commission's 7th Framework Programme, and has recently been awarded a European Research Council Consolidator Grant under the EU's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme for her project ARTEFACT beginning in 2017.
Onuf understands all of international relations to be a matter of rules and rule in foreign behaviour. The author draws together the rules of international relations, explains their source, and elaborates on their implications through a vast array of interdisciplinary thinkers such as Kenneth Arrow, J.L. Austin, Max Black, Michael Foucault, Anthony Giddens, Jurgen Habermas, Lawrence Kohlberg, Harold Lasswell, Talcott Parsons, Jean Piaget, J.G.A. Pocock, John Roemer, John Scarle and Sheldon Wolin.
The world’s leading intellectual offers a probing examination of the waning American Century, the nature of U.S. policies post-9/11, and the perils of valuing power above democracy and human rights
In an incisive, thorough analysis of the current international situation, Noam Chomsky argues that the United States, through its military-first policies and its unstinting devotion to maintaining a world-spanning empire, is both risking catastrophe and wrecking the global commons. Drawing on a wide range of examples, from the expanding drone assassination program to the threat of nuclear warfare, as well as the flashpoints of Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Israel/Palestine, he offers unexpected and nuanced insights into the workings of imperial power on our increasingly chaotic planet.
In the process, Chomsky provides a brilliant anatomy of just how U.S. elites have grown ever more insulated from any democratic constraints on their power. While the broader population is lulled into apathy—diverted to consumerism or hatred of the vulnerable—the corporations and the rich have increasingly been allowed to do as they please.
Fierce, unsparing, and meticulously documented, Who Rules the World? delivers the indispensable understanding of the central conflicts and dangers of our time that we have come to expect from Chomsky.
This powerful collection of essays clarifies Onuf’s approach to international relations and makes a decisive contribution to the debates in IR concerning theory. It embeds the theoretical project in the wider horizon of how we understand ourselves and the world. Onuf updates earlier themes and his general constructivist approach, and develops some newer lines of research, such as the work on metaphors and the re-grounding in much more Aristotle than before.
A complement to the author’s groundbreaking book of 1989, World of Our Making, this tightly argued book draws extensively from philosophy and social theory to advance constructivism in International Relations.
Making Sense, Making Worlds will be vital reading for students and scholars of international relations, international relations theory, social theory and law.