By L. H. M. Ling
This ebook attracts on Daoist yin/yang dialectics to maneuver global politics from the present stasis of hegemony, hierarchy, and violence to a extra balanced engagement with parity, fluidity, and ethics.
The writer theorizes that we might increase a richer, extra consultant technique in the direction of sustainable and democratic governance by way of providing a non-Western substitute to hegemonic debates in IR. The ebook provides the tale of worldwide politics through integrating folks stories and pop culture with coverage research. It doesn't exclude present types of liberal internationalism yet really brackets them for an additional day, one other goal. The deconstruction of IR as a unique unifying tuition of concept throughout the lens of a non-Westphalian analytic indicates a different standpoint at the forces that force and form international politics. This booklet indicates new how one can articulate and act in order that international politics is extra inclusive and not more coercive. merely then, the publication claims, might IR observe what the dao has consistently stood for: an international of compassion and care.
The Dao of worldwide Politics bridges the arts and social sciences, and may be of curiosity to students and scholars of the global/international, in addition to policymakers and activists of the local/domestic