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Author Koivisto, Marjo

Title Normative state power in international relations / Marjo Koivisto
Published Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, ©2012
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 212 pages)
Contents Introduction : the problem of state normativity in international relations -- Normativity and the state in IR theory : frameworks of analysis -- States are not people : state theory and IR -- Rethinking normative state power in world politics -- Welfare states in international relations -- Beyond the good state : scientific internationalism and the Nordic model -- Ideas matter, but institutions matter more -- Conclusion
Summary A theory of the role of scientific and moral cultures in state transformations in 20th century global politics. Breaking down methodological nationalism, and basing its case study findings in historical analysis, it encompasses international relations politics, and political sociology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-209) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject International relations -- Moral and ethical aspects
Normativity (Ethics)
Political ethics
Etat providence.
Institutions politiques.
International relations -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Normativity (Ethics)
Political ethics.
Politique internationale.
Relations internationales.
Sciences politiques.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191611980 (electronic bk.)
1283609681 (MyiLibrary)
9780191611988 (electronic bk.)
9781283609685 (MyiLibrary)