The Resource The Eurocentric conception of world politics : Western international theory, 1760-2010, John M. Hobson, (electronic resource)

The Eurocentric conception of world politics : Western international theory, 1760-2010, John M. Hobson, (electronic resource)

Label
The Eurocentric conception of world politics : Western international theory, 1760-2010
Title
The Eurocentric conception of world politics
Title remainder
Western international theory, 1760-2010
Statement of responsibility
John M. Hobson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Reveals international theory as embedded within Eurocentrism such that its purpose is to celebrate/defend the idea of Western civilization
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hobson, John M
Dewey number
327.101
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
JZ1305
LC item number
.H62 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • International relations
  • Eurocentrism
Label
The Eurocentric conception of world politics : Western international theory, 1760-2010, John M. Hobson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; THE EUROCENTRIC CONCEPTION OF WORLD POLITICS; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; FIGURES; TABLES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1: Introduction: constructing Eurocentrism and international theory as Eurocentric construct; Introduction: international theory as defender of Western civilization; Re-visioning 'Eurocentrism' as a multivalent, promiscuous discourse; Unpacking the four generic variants of 'Orientalism'; Locating my approach within the wider literature on scientific racism and Eurocentrism
  • Six Eurocentric myths of IR: the moral purpose of IR as defender and promoter of Western civilization1. The 'noble identity/foundationist myth' of the discipline; 2. The 'positivist myth' of international theory; 3. The 'great debates myth' and reconceptualizing the idea of the clash of IR theories; 4. The 'sovereignty/anarchy myth'; 5. The 'globalization myth'; 6. The 'theoretical great traditions myth'; Cave: here be dragons!; Defining imperialism and anti-imperialism in international theory; PART I: 1760-1914 Manifest Eurocentrism and scientific racism in international theory
  • 2: Eurocentric imperialism: liberalism and Marxism, c. 1830-1914Introduction: paternalist-Eurocentric imperial conceptions of world politics; Richard Cobden and John Bright: for 'peaceful universal interdependence' or 'English nationalism and national imperialism'?; Norman Angell: for Western civilizational interdependence and the British civilizing mission in the East; J. A. Hobson: paternalist Eurocentrism and the quest for a 'pure humane' Western civilizing mission; Karl Marx: paternalist Eurocentrism and the 'political necessity' of the Western civilizing mission
  • Marx's brand of imperialismMarx's paternalist-Eurocentric theory of history; 3: Eurocentric anti-imperialism: liberalism, c. 1760-1800; Introduction: constructing an idealized European conception of world politics; Kant's theory of cosmopolitan right as critique of empire; Immanuel Kant: anti-paternalist Eurocentric foundations of cosmopolitan anti-colonialism; Kant's anti-paternalist Eurocentric theory of history; Adam Smith: anti-paternalist Eurocentric foundations of anti-imperial cosmopolitical-economy; Smith's anti-paternalist critique of empire
  • The anti-paternalist Eurocentric foundations of Smith's cosmopolitical economy4: Racist anti-imperialism: classical liberalism and cultural-realism, c. 1850-1914; Introduction: racial apartheid conceptions of world politics; Universalist defensive racism and the critique of Western imperialism; Charles Henry Pearson: the decline of white supremacy and the rise of the yellow barbaric peril; Spencer and Sumner: the anti-ternalist critique of imperialism; Anti-paternalism and the laissez-faire state as the means to promote civilization; The universalist defensive racist conception of history
  • Relativist defensive racism and the critique of imperialism: Blair and Jordan
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (408 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139337939
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000177940
  • (EBL)866876
  • (OCoLC)792684433
  • (SSID)ssj0000655785
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12237686
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000655785
  • (PQKBWorkID)10631632
  • (PQKB)11517345
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781139096829
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC866876
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000177940
Label
The Eurocentric conception of world politics : Western international theory, 1760-2010, John M. Hobson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; THE EUROCENTRIC CONCEPTION OF WORLD POLITICS; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; FIGURES; TABLES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1: Introduction: constructing Eurocentrism and international theory as Eurocentric construct; Introduction: international theory as defender of Western civilization; Re-visioning 'Eurocentrism' as a multivalent, promiscuous discourse; Unpacking the four generic variants of 'Orientalism'; Locating my approach within the wider literature on scientific racism and Eurocentrism
  • Six Eurocentric myths of IR: the moral purpose of IR as defender and promoter of Western civilization1. The 'noble identity/foundationist myth' of the discipline; 2. The 'positivist myth' of international theory; 3. The 'great debates myth' and reconceptualizing the idea of the clash of IR theories; 4. The 'sovereignty/anarchy myth'; 5. The 'globalization myth'; 6. The 'theoretical great traditions myth'; Cave: here be dragons!; Defining imperialism and anti-imperialism in international theory; PART I: 1760-1914 Manifest Eurocentrism and scientific racism in international theory
  • 2: Eurocentric imperialism: liberalism and Marxism, c. 1830-1914Introduction: paternalist-Eurocentric imperial conceptions of world politics; Richard Cobden and John Bright: for 'peaceful universal interdependence' or 'English nationalism and national imperialism'?; Norman Angell: for Western civilizational interdependence and the British civilizing mission in the East; J. A. Hobson: paternalist Eurocentrism and the quest for a 'pure humane' Western civilizing mission; Karl Marx: paternalist Eurocentrism and the 'political necessity' of the Western civilizing mission
  • Marx's brand of imperialismMarx's paternalist-Eurocentric theory of history; 3: Eurocentric anti-imperialism: liberalism, c. 1760-1800; Introduction: constructing an idealized European conception of world politics; Kant's theory of cosmopolitan right as critique of empire; Immanuel Kant: anti-paternalist Eurocentric foundations of cosmopolitan anti-colonialism; Kant's anti-paternalist Eurocentric theory of history; Adam Smith: anti-paternalist Eurocentric foundations of anti-imperial cosmopolitical-economy; Smith's anti-paternalist critique of empire
  • The anti-paternalist Eurocentric foundations of Smith's cosmopolitical economy4: Racist anti-imperialism: classical liberalism and cultural-realism, c. 1850-1914; Introduction: racial apartheid conceptions of world politics; Universalist defensive racism and the critique of Western imperialism; Charles Henry Pearson: the decline of white supremacy and the rise of the yellow barbaric peril; Spencer and Sumner: the anti-ternalist critique of imperialism; Anti-paternalism and the laissez-faire state as the means to promote civilization; The universalist defensive racist conception of history
  • Relativist defensive racism and the critique of imperialism: Blair and Jordan
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (408 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139337939
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000177940
  • (EBL)866876
  • (OCoLC)792684433
  • (SSID)ssj0000655785
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12237686
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000655785
  • (PQKBWorkID)10631632
  • (PQKB)11517345
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781139096829
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC866876
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000177940

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