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Uneven development and the logics of international order formation : a critical analysis of recent theories of order formation within the modern western states-system

Whitton, Brian J


The thesis provides a critical, comparative analysis of some important, recent theoretical approaches to the study of international relations in terms of their distinctive explanations of the process of order formation characterising the modern western states-system. Drawing upon the critical resources offered by Ashley's typology of different knowledge-constitutive interests orienting different forms of theoretical inquiry, the thesis distinguishes the contrasting conceptions of this...[Show more]

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Date published: 1990
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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