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Title Non-western reflection on politics / Petr Drulák, Sárka Moravcová (eds.)
Published Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang GmbH, 2013
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Contents Core-periphery knowledge exchange: the case of Latin America / Arlene Tickner -- Politics of back-scratching in Cameroon and beyond / Francis B. Nyamnjoh -- Islamic democracy : a contradiction in terms? / Petr Kratochvíl -- Chinese political metaphysics : the book of changes / Petr Drulák -- The liberation project : a Mexican experience / Sárka Moravcová -- Chieftaincy and political culture : the case of Ghana / Petr Skalník -- Dar al-Islam, Dar al-Harb and hijra : classical paradigms in modern Egypt / Miloš Mendel -- Chinese tradition and East-Asian security cooperation / Wang Fan -- Dependence theory : comparing Latin America and Africa / Miroslav Jurásek -- Human rights and islam : constitutional debates in Egypt and tunisia / Zora Hesova -- Multilateralism : United states and Japan / Michal Kolmas
Summary Recent rise of the non-Western parts of the world makes the need for a genuine global dialogue more urgent than ever before. To take an effective part in it, the West needs to face a conceptual challenge. The Western understanding of the political world is based on such deeply ingrained concepts as power, politics, statecraft, cooperation, multilateralism, dependence, identity or human rights. The Westerners tend to wrongly assume that everyone else is bound to share these concepts. This book shows that the reality is different. Investigating African, Asian, Islamic and Latin American politica
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Political science -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Political science -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Politics and government -- Case studies.
Developing countries -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Drulák, Petr, 1972- author, editor
Moravcová, Sárka, 1984-
ISBN 1306146216 (ebk)
3653034221 (electronic bk.)
9781306146210 (ebk)
9783653034226 (electronic bk.)