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Title Non-Western international relations theory : perspectives on and beyond Asia / edited by Amitav Acharya and Barry Buzan
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 242 pages) : illustrations
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Why is there no non-Western international relations theory?: An introduction; 2 Why is there no Chinese international relations theory?; 3 Why are there no non-Western theories of international relations?: The case of Japan; 4 Why is there no non-Western international relations theory?: Reflections on and from Korea; 5 Re-imagining IR in India; 6 Southeast Asia: Theory between modernization and tradition?; 7 Perceiving Indonesian approaches to international relations theory
Summary Introduces non-Western IR traditions to a Western IR audience, and challenges the dominance of Western theory. This book challenges criticisms that IR theory is Western-focused and therefore misrepresents much of world history by introducing the reader to non-Western traditions, literature and histories relevant to how IR is conceptualised
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject International relations -- Study and teaching -- Asia.
International relations -- Study and teaching -- Islamic countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Acharya, Amitav.
Buzan, Barry.
ISBN 0203861434 (electronic bk.)
9780203861431 (electronic bk.)