Conflicts and New Departures in World Society

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Volker Bornschier, Peter Lengyel
Transaction Publishers, 01.01.1994. - 403 страница

This third volume in the World Society Studies series focuses on a central theme: how market mechanisms can correct the world welfare deficit and also resolve the environmental crisis through processes of sustainable development. The two editors trace how such objectives have been addressed since the 1960s, and describe the parameters of the debate. Conflicts "and New Departures in World Society "contains original research on confluences and fissures in emerging world society, in both international and domestic arenas.

The sixteen contributors offer an unusually wide range of perspectives. Topics include peace and war, core-periphery situations, and social and labor conflicts. Marek Thee traces the quest for a demilitarized and nuclear-free world. Johan Kauf-mann analyzes the role of the United Nations in the post-cold war era. Jill Crystal concentrates on the human rights environment in the Arab World. H.C.F. Mansilla comments on the destruction of the tropical forests in Bolivia. Other contributors include Bruce Russett, Christian Suter, John Foran, Beverly Silver, and Georg Kohler.

"Conflicts and New Departures in World Society "gives intellectual substance to the still nebulous notion of a world society. It does so not by advocacy, but by indicating parallel social, economic, and political conditions that compel new interactions between advanced and developing lands. This books will be of interest to sociologists, environmentalists, and political theorists and scientists.

 

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Emergencies and Conflict Dynamics
3
The Democratic Peace
21
Armaments and Disarmament in
61
the role of the united nations
93
THE EMERGING HUMAN RIGHTS ENVIRONMENT
113
THE WORLD BANK AND EXPROPRIATION
129
WORLD ECONOMIC INTEGRATION AND POLITICAL
159
GENESIS AND DYNAMICS OF POPULIST REGIMES
181
Mexicos Unsolved Crisis
245
social perception of environmental
263
options
295
the Globalization of Social Conflict
317
Cycles of hegemony and labor Unrest
339
A Computer model
361
Political Conflict and labor Disputes
377
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the Causes of Latin American Social
209

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