Christian Approaches to International Affairs

Autor J. Troy
en Limba Engleză Hardback – 21 aug 2012
Troy analyses how the understanding of religion in Realism and the English School helps in working towards the greater good in international relations, studying religion within the overall framework of international affairs and the field of peace studies.
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ISBN-13: 9780230362918
ISBN-10: 0230362915
Pagini: 214
Ilustrații: X, 214 p.
Dimensiuni: 140 x 216 x 20 mm
Greutate: 0.41 kg
Editura: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Colecția Palgrave Macmillan
Locul publicării:London, United Kingdom


Preface PART I: Religion in the International Realm 1 The power of the 'legions not always visible on parade' 1.1 Realism, the English School, and religion 1.2 Outline of the book 1.3 The ambivalence of religion 2 The resurgence of religion in global politics 2.1 The sociology of religion 2.2 Religion and conflict 2.3 Religion and (un-)civil society 3 The Christian context: religion as being 3.1 Religion and power 3.2 Mimesis and the Decalogue 3.3 The challenge of a personal God PART II Theoretical Implications 4 The unending struggle: in and outside the box 4.1 MacIntyre's narrative theory 4.2 The narrative logic of suicide terrorism 4.3 Constructivism 5 The English School: modes of society 5.1 'From international to world society' 5.2 Pluralism, world society and religion 5.3 Diversity and religious actors 6 Realism: overcoming evil 6.1 Evil and pessimism or virtues? 6.2 The katéchon and the lesser evil 6.3 Religious roots of 20th century Realism PART III Conclusion 7 Another notion of religion in world politics 7.1 Theorizing religion and international relations 7.2 Three cases for the better 7.3 Thinking different of religion in global politics

Notă biografică

JODOK TROY is Lecturer of Political Science at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, and Affiliated Scholar at the National Defense College in Stockholm, Sweden, and was a Research Fellow at Georgetown University, USA. His main research interests include international relations theory, ethics and religion in international relations, security studies, and civil-military relations.