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Author Rosenau, James N.

Title Along the domestic-foreign frontier : exploring governance in a turbulent world / James N. Rosenau.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.

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 UniM Bail High Use  327.109045 ROSE  TWO HOUR LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 467 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Cambridge studies in international relations ; 53.
Cambridge studies in international relations ; 53.
Notes Includes index.
Contents Pt. I. Intellectual contexts. 1. Frontiers{228}. 2. Change. 3. Worldviews -- Pt. II. Global contexts. 4. Turbulence. 5. Globalization. 6. Fragmegration. 7. Boundaries. 8. Governance. 9. Norms. 10. Environments -- Pt. III. Societal contexts. 11. Sovereignty. 12. Constitutions. 13. Elections -- Pt. IV. Actors. 14. Individuals. 15. Publics. 16. Leaders. 17. Organizations. 18. States. 19. Militaries. 20. The United Nations -- Pt. V. Conclusions. 21. Democracy. 22. War and peace. 23. Exploring governance in a turbulent world.
Summary In this book James N. Rosenau explores the enormous changes which are transforming world affairs. He argues that the dynamics of economic globalization, new technologies, and evolving global norms are clashing with equally powerful localizing dynamics. The resulting encounters between diverse interests and actors are rendering the boundaries between domestic and foreign affairs ever more porous and creating a political space, designated as the "Frontier," wherein the quest for control in world politics is joined. The author contends that it is along the Frontier, and not in the international arena, that issues are contested and the course of events configured. The book examines a number of contexts and agents through which local, national, and international affairs are woven together. Rosenau's recurring theme is the challenge of achieving governance along the turbulent domestic-foreign Frontier.
Subject International relations -- Political aspects.
Political science.
World politics.
ISBN 0521587646 (paperback)
0521582830 (hard)