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Author Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives. Meeting (56th : 2001 : Geneva, Switzerland)

Title Historical sociology of international relations / edited by Stephen Hobden and John M. Hobson
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002


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Description xi, 315 pages ; 24 cm
Series FAO food and nutrition paper ; 74
WHO Food additives series ; 47
FAO food and nutrition paper ; 74
Food additives series (World Health Organization) ; 47
Contents Machine derived contents note: Part I. Introduction: 1. What's at stake in 'bringing historical sociology back into international relations?' John M. Hobson -- 2. Historical sociology: back to the future of international relations? Stephen Hobden -- Part II. Historical Sociologies of International Relations: 3. The two waves of Weberian historical sociology in international relations John M. Hobson -- 4. Neo-Weberian historical sociology and the question of epochal transformations Randall Collins -- 5. Globality and historical sociology: state, revolution and war revisited Martin Shaw -- 6. Historical sociology and constructivism: an estranged past, a federated future? Michael Barnett -- 7. The idea of history and history with ideas Christian Reus-Smit -- 8. World system analysis, historical sociology and international relations: the difference a hyphen makes Barry K. Gills -- 9. Towards a critical sociology of transnational harm Andrew Linklater -- 10. International systems in world history: remaking the study of international relations Barry Buzan and Richard Little -- Part III. Conclusion: The Future of Historical Sociology in International Relations: 11. Historical sociology and international relations theory Steve Smith -- 12. For an international sociology Fred Halliday -- 13. On the road toward a historicised conception of international sociology John M. Hobson and Stephen Hobden
Summary "This book acts as a manifesto for historical sociology, considering a range of issues, including accounts of the major variants of historical sociology; how they can be applied to international relations; why international relations theorists should engage with these approaches; and how historical sociological insight can enhance and reconfigure the study of international relations. In addition to describing the seven major approaches - neo-Weberianism, constructivisim, critical historical materialism, critical theory, postmodernism, structural realism and World Systems theory - the volume's introductory and concluding chapters set out in detail an approach and research agenda that revolve around what the editors call 'world sociology'."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "The monographs contained in this volume were prepared at the fifty-sixth meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JEFCA), which met at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, 6-15 February 2001 ... The monographs were edited by E. Heseltine ... "--Pref
At foot of title: IPCS-International Programme on Chemical Safety
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 286-308) and index
Subject International relations -- Social aspects -- History.
International relations -- Sociological aspects -- History.
Historical sociology.
Food additives -- Toxicology -- Congresses.
Mycotoxins -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Hobson, John M.
Hobden, Stephen, 1956-
International Program on Chemical Safety.
LC no. 2001035361
ISSN 0254-4725
ISBN 0521808707 hardback
0521004764 paperback
Other Titles Historical sociology and international relations