Bringing Sociology to International Relations: World by Mathias Albert,Barry Buzan,Michael Zürn

By Mathias Albert,Barry Buzan,Michael Zürn

sensible differentiation has lengthy been on the middle of sociological concept, and as such has turn into a defining characteristic within the evolution of contemporary society; one that distinguishes it from pre-modern societies that have in its place quite often differentiated through segmentation, or stratified social structures comparable to classification. Drawing at the most up-to-date advancements on differentiation concept in diplomacy and sociology, this ebook brings jointly contributions from top IR students and sociological theorists to supply a special interdisciplinary synthesis within which modern international politics is mentioned as a differentiated social realm. Bringing Sociology to diplomacy is an illuminating and leading edge new source for students and scholars which strives to reply to an important query throughout all its chapters: what occurs whilst this well-established sociological theoretical framework is transposed from the family point, for which it used to be initially designed, to the bigger and extra complicated topic of foreign relations?

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