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Identities, Borders, Orders

Rethinking International Relations Theory

2001

Mathias Albert, David Jacobson, and Yosef Lapid, editors

Identities, Borders, Orders

An interdisciplinary exploration of the role of sovereignty, national identity, and borders in international politics.

Informed by current debates in social theory, these contributors take up a variety of substantive, theoretical, and normative issues such as migration, nationalism, citizenship, human rights, democracy, and security.

Contributors: Didier Bigo, Lothar Brock, Chris Brown, Neil Harvey, Martin O. Heisler, Rey Koslowski, Friedrich Kratochwil, Ronnie D. Lipschutz, Richard W. Mansbach, David Newman, Antje Wiener, Frankie Wilmer.

This book represents the very best standard of scholarship devoted to the task of rethinking International Relations theory.

International Affairs

Political Science

An interdisciplinary exploration of the role of sovereignty, national identity, and borders in international politics.

Informed by current debates in social theory, Identities, Borders, Orders brings together a multinational group of respected scholars to seek and encourage imaginative adaptations and recombinations of concepts, theories, and perspectives across disciplinary lines. These contributors take up a variety of substantive, theoretical, and normative issues such as migration, nationalism, citizenship, human rights, democracy, and security. Together, their essays contribute significantly to our understanding of sovereignty, national identity, and borders.

Contributors: Didier Bigo, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris; Lothar Brock, U of Frankfurt am Main; Chris Brown, London School of Economics; Neil Harvey, New Mexico State U; Martin O. Heisler, U of Maryland; Rey Koslowski, Rutgers U; Friedrich Kratochwil, Ludwig Maximilians U, Munich; Ronnie D. Lipschutz, UC Santa Cruz; Richard W. Mansbach, Iowa State U; David Newman, Ben Gurion U of the Negev, Israel; Antje Wiener, Queen’s U of Belfast; and Frankie Wilmer, Montana State U.


Identities, Borders, Orders

Mathias Albert is assistant professor in the Institut für Politikwissenschaft at Technische Universität Darmstadt.

David Jacobson is associate professor of sociology at Arizona State University.

Yosef Lapid is associate professor of government at New Mexico State University.

Identities, Borders, Orders

This book represents the very best standard of scholarship devoted to the task of rethinking International Relations theory.

International Affairs

The contributors variously draw on postpositivist social theory and normative theory-they are metaphorical migrants who have come to the city and love its ways. In their essays we find no disciplinary nostalgia or defensiveness.

American Political Science Review

Identities, Borders, Orders

Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction. Identities, Borders, Orders: Nudging International Relations Theory in a New Direction yosef lapid

PARTI Rethinking the “International”: IBOClues for Post-Westphalian Mazes

11. What Keeps Westphalia Together? Normative Differentiation in the Modern System of States mathias albert and lothar brock
12. War, Violence, and the Westphalian State System as a Moral Community richard w.mansbach and franke wilmer
13. (B)orders and (Dis)orders: The Role of Moral Authority in Global Politics ronnie d.lipschutz
14. The Möbius Ribbon of Internal and External Security(ies) didier bigo
15. Borders and Identity in International Political Theory chris brown
16. Boundaries, Borders, and Barriers: Changing Geographic Perspectives on Territorial Lines david newman

PARTII Rethinking the “Political”: Democracy, Citizenship, and Migration

17. The Global Political Culture david jacobson
18. Crossing the Borders of Order: Democracy beyond the Nation-State? antje wiener
19. Demographic Boundary Maintenance in World Politics: Of International Norms on Dual Nationality rey koslowski
10. Now and Then, Here and There: Migration and the Transformation of Identities, Borders, and Orders martin o.heisler
11. The Political Nature of Identities, Borders, and Orders: Discourse and Strategy in the Zapatista Rebellion neil harvey

Conclusion mathias albert and friedrich kratochwil

Bibliography
Contributors

Index