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Distant proximities : dynamics beyond globalization /

by Rosenau, James N.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2003Description: xvi, 439 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 069109523X (alk. paper); 0691095248 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): International relations | This contribution to Bissell Library was made by the George B. Zotiades Memorial Fund
Contents:
Part I: Theoretical perspectives : recasting global life 1. An emergent epoch -- 2. People, collectivities, and change -- 3. Sources and consequences of fragmegration -- 4. Local worlds -- 5. Global worlds -- 6. Private worlds -- 7. Movement among twelve worlds -- 8. Emergent spaces, new places, and old faces : immigrants and the proliferation of identities -- Part II: Conceptual equipment : retooling the storehouse 9. Normative and complexity approaches -- 10. The skill revolution -- 11. The information revolution : both powerful and neutral -- 12. Structures of authority : in crisis or in place? -- 13. Spheres of authority -- Part III: Issues, processes, and structures as distant proximities 14. Progress toward human rights -- 15. Retreat from human rights : the challenge of systematic hatred -- 16. Corruption as a global issue -- 17. Prosperity and poverty -- 18. Governance in fragmegrative space -- Part IV: Postscript. 19. A transformed observer in a transforming world : confessions of a pre-postmodernist.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I: Theoretical perspectives : recasting global life 1. An emergent epoch -- 2. People, collectivities, and change -- 3. Sources and consequences of fragmegration -- 4. Local worlds -- 5. Global worlds -- 6. Private worlds -- 7. Movement among twelve worlds -- 8. Emergent spaces, new places, and old faces : immigrants and the proliferation of identities -- Part II: Conceptual equipment : retooling the storehouse 9. Normative and complexity approaches -- 10. The skill revolution -- 11. The information revolution : both powerful and neutral -- 12. Structures of authority : in crisis or in place? -- 13. Spheres of authority -- Part III: Issues, processes, and structures as distant proximities 14. Progress toward human rights -- 15. Retreat from human rights : the challenge of systematic hatred -- 16. Corruption as a global issue -- 17. Prosperity and poverty -- 18. Governance in fragmegrative space -- Part IV: Postscript. 19. A transformed observer in a transforming world : confessions of a pre-postmodernist.

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