Civilizational Dialogue and World Order

The Other Politics of Cultures, Religions, and Civilizations in International Relations
Author: M. Michael
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230621600
Category: Social Science
Page: 294
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The book comes at a very critical moment in the debate on civilization and responds to the lack of scholarly attention by international relations and political theorists as to how the discourse of dialogue of cultures, religions, and civilizations can contribute to the future of world order.

Civilizations and World Order

Geopolitics and Cultural Difference
Author: Fred Dallmayr,M. Akif Kayapınar,İsmail Yaylacı
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739186078
Category: Political Science
Page: 274
View: 1404
This book examines the role of civilizations in the context of the existing and possible world orders from a cross-cultural perspective. Seeking to clarify the meaning of such complex and contested notions as “civilization,” “order,” and “world order,” it takes into account political, economic, cultural, and philosophical dimensions of social life.

Global Religions and International Relations: A Diplomatic Perspective

Author: P. Ferrara
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113740082X
Category: Social Science
Page: 127
View: 5960
With a religious re-emergence in international relations, this book provides an introduction to the role religions play within the global political arena. Culled from theoretical, practical, and real-world experiences, Ferrara explains the role religion now plays in global affairs on diplomatic and political levels.

Reframing the International

Law, Culture, Politics
Author: Richard A. Falk,Lester Edwin J. Ruiz,R. B. J. Walker
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415931762
Category: Law
Page: 258
View: 9626
Re-Framing the International insists that, if we are to properly face the challenges of the coming century, we need to re-examine international politics and development through the prism of ethics and morality. International relations must now contend with a widening circle of participants reflecting the diversity and unevenness of status, memory, gender, race, culture and class. This volume challenge North America's privileged position in world politics, suggest initiatives for improving the quality of human existence in tangible ways, and critique the conventional wisdom on how we think we can create peace and justice. It shows that, when we develop projects for world reform, we must remember that the most basic prevailing assumptions of modern law, politics, and culture are by no means as obvious, natural, or progressive as we formerly thought.

Reframing the International

Law, Culture, Politics
Author: Richard Falk,R.B.J. Walker,Lester Ruiz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136702164
Category: Political Science
Page: 272
View: 2552
Re-Framing the International insists that, if we are to properly face the challenges of the coming century, we need to re-examine international politics and development through the prism of ethics and morality. International relations must now contend with a widening circle of participants reflecting the diversity and uneveness of status, memory, gender, race, culture and class.

How is Global Dialogue Possible?

Foundational Reseach on Value Conflicts and Perspectives for Global Policy
Author: Johanna Seibt,Jesper Garsdal
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110385589
Category: Philosophy
Page: 600
View: 3122
Intercultural dialogue is often invoked in vague reference to a method that can build cross-cultural understanding and facilitate global policy-making. This book clarifies the theoretical foundations of intercultural dialogue and demonstrates the practical significance of intercultural value inquiry, combining the perspectives of philosophy, conflict research, religious studies, and education.

China's Quest for Global Order

From Peaceful Rise to Harmonious World
Author: Rosita Dellios,R. James Ferguson
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739168347
Category: Political Science
Page: 180
View: 4577
The “rise of China” has become a ubiquitous and often menacing term in global politics. China’s Quest for Global Order: From Peaceful Rise to Harmonious World, by Rosita Dellios, PhD, and R. James Ferguson, PhD, examines how China’s leadership has responded to this depiction and the strategic approaches that have been developed to ameliorate threat perceptions. Borrowing from its own Confucian heritage to promote a harmonious world policy, China’s contribution to world order is likely to be more robust than the “responsible stakeholder” epithet upon which the West has pinned its collective hopes. The book interprets China’s quest for global order from Chinese perspectives, old and new, and provides the relevant philosophical and historical background to engage the reader in the ensuing debates.

The "global War on Terror" and the Question of World Order

Author: Hans Köchler (editor)
Publisher: International Progress Organization
ISBN: 3900704244
Category: International cooperation
Page: 252
View: 4597

Asian Yearbook of International Law

Volume 14 (2008)
Author: B. S. Chimni,Miyoshi Masahiro,Li-Ann Thio
Publisher: Taylor & Francis US
ISBN: 9780415582278
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 384
View: 3908
Launched in 1991, the Asian Yearbook of International Law is a major refereed publication dedicated to international law issues as seen primarily from an Asian perspective, under the auspices of the Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA). It is the first publication of its kind edited by a team of leading international law scholars from across Asia. The Yearbook provides a forum for the publication of articles in the field of international law, and other Asian international law topics, written by experts from the region and elsewhere. Its aim is twofold: to promote international law in Asia, and to provide an intellectual platform for the discussion and dissemination of Asian views and practices on contemporary international legal issues. Each volume of the Yearbook normally contains articles and shorter notes; a section on State practice; an overview of Asian states participation in multilateral treaties; succinct analysis of recent international legal developments in Asia; an agora section devoted to critical perspectives on international law issues; surveys of the activities of international organizations of special relevance to Asia; and book review, bibliography and documents sections. It will be of interest to students and academics interested in international law and Asian studies.

Critical Rationalism and Globalization

Towards the Sociology of the Open Global Society
Author: Masoud Mohammadi Alamuti
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317540212
Category: Political Science
Page: 266
View: 7059
Critical Rationalism and Globalization addresses how the access to critical reason enables people to shape a new social order on a global scale. This book demonstrates how the philosophy of critical rationalism contributes to the sociology of Globalization, through uncovering the role of critical reason in arriving at an agreement on common values and institutions on a global scale. It discusses how value consensus on the institutions of sovereignty and inter–state law has prepared the ground for the rise of a global system of national societies after the end of World War II. Masoud Alamuti argues that uneven openness of national economies to global trade and investment should be comprehended in the framework of the post–war legal and political context. Using the concept of rationality as openness to criticism, the book proposes a normative theory of open global society in order to show that the existing value consensus on the cult of sovereignty suffers from the recognition of the possibility of rational dialogue among competing ways of the good life. Masoud Alamuti argues that once the people of the world, across national communities, open their fundamental ways of the good life to mutual criticism, they can create common global values necessary for the rise of a just social order on a global scale. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of Globalization Studies, Global Sociology and International Relations.

Adult Education in Uganda

Growth, Development, Prospects, and Challenges
Author: Anthony Okech
Publisher: Fountain Pub Limited
ISBN: 9789970024391
Category: Education
Page: 322
View: 2557
Adult education has been practised in Uganda in various forms, perhaps since humans first inhabited the land; but very little has been written about it. It is therefore difficult to find relevant materials to use in the study of education in Uganda. Makerere University has been engaged in adult education since 1953, and so celebrated fifty years of its existence and service in 2003. This book is published in commemoration of this achievement. Its objectives are to document the development of adult education in Uganda, establish a base for further specialised study on adult education, provide a teaching resource for the study of adult and community education and pave the way for future adult education work. As a critical review and reflection on salient aspects and issues of adult education, including on the relative merits and disadvantages of indigenous and colonial languages as media for adult education, it is the first publication of its kind in Uganda.

Islam and Civilizational Dialogue

The Quest for a Truly Universal Civilization
Author: Osman Bakar
Publisher: University of Malaya Press
Category: Civilization, Islamic
Page: 133
View: 3882

Warum Krieg? / Zeitgemäßes über Krieg und Tod

Zwei Essays
Author: Sigmund Freud
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 395455271X
Category: Psychology
Page: 76
View: 795
1932 warf Albert Einstein in einem Brief an Sigmund Freud die Frage auf, inwieweit sich aus psychoanalytischer Sicht der menschliche Hang zur Destruktion eindämmen lässt. Freud stellte in dem Antwortschreiben den Lebenstrieb (Eros) dem auf Zerstörung gerichteten Todestrieb gegenüber und zog daraus den Schluss, das die allgemeine Kulturentwicklung sowie die Angst vor der Vernichtungskraft moderner Waffen militärischen Konflikten allmählich ein Ende bereiten werden. In »Zeitgemäßes über Krieg und Tod«, 1915 mitten im Ersten Weltkrieg veröffentlicht, hatte Freud bereits ähnlich argumentiert und einen sich im Krieg artikulierenden Konflikt zwischen Triebleben und Kultur konstatiert.

Global Civilization

A Buddhist-Islamic Dialogue
Author: Majid Tehranian,Ikeda Daisaku
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 0857731920
Category: Religion
Page: 256
View: 6907
Global Civilization emerged from a series of conversations between two peace advocates of Japanese and Iranian origin. It covers the encounters between Buddhist and Islamic civilizations from the 7th century to the present. For all their cultural differences, Buddhism and Islam share a surprising number of intrinsic similarities. Now more than ever, the search for common ground across civilizations is of vital importance. The topics discussed in this spirit of dialogue include such diverse subjects as the nature of religious faith today, global ideological terrorism, religious fanaticism and universal human rights. Ikeda and Tehranian, two important representatives of their respective faiths, propose dialogue as the most effective method of conflict resolution at interpersonal, intra-national and international levels. Global Civilization is addressed to students of Buddhism, Islam and international communications but most importantly to the general reader. It is a call for tolerance, for dialogue and ultimately for peace.

Inter-civilizational Relations and the Destiny of the West

Dialogue Or Confrontation?
Author: Victor Segesvary
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761817246
Category: History
Page: 313
View: 7460
Inter-Civilization Relations and the Destiny of the West examines in scholarly detail, historical and philosophical background to the current turning-point of history. Segesvary brings together hermeneutics and history, and, philosophy and politics in a thought-provoking synthesis which will interest politicians, diplomats and economic development specialists.

Dialogue of Civilizations

An Introduction to Civilizational Analysis
Author: Victor Segesvary
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761816324
Category: Political Science
Page: 132
View: 5816
The necessity of a dialogue among the various rich and powerful civilizations that co-exist on our planet will be a looming international problem in the coming 21st century. A civilizational dialogue necessitates familiarity with major aspects of other civilizations such as religion, symbolism, myth in the spiritual domain, social structure and development, or political organization in the social and institutional spheres. Familiarity between civilizations would enable them, in the course of the dialogue, to identify shared beliefs and values which are the common aspects of humanity that unite us all. Dialogue of Civilization guides the reader through a deep analysis of different civilizational worlds. An indispensable book for students and professors of anthropology, political science, and foreign relations.

Muslims and Islamization in North America

Problems and Prospects
Author: Amber Haque
Publisher: Amana Publications
Category: Religion
Page: 492
View: 6691
Muslim and non-Muslim contributors discuss issues pertinent to North American Muslims. They discuss the status of Muslim Americans in the realm of politics, education, mass media, and economics, as well as social and dawah issues. Subjects ranging from the concept of Islamization to more practical

Dialogue and Universalism

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: Civilization, Modern
Page: N.A
View: 5625

Beyond Civilizational Dialogue

A Multicultural Symbiosis in the Service of World Politics
Author: Arifin Bey
Publisher: N.A
Category: Civilization, Modern
Page: 324
View: 2462

Islam & the West

dialogue of civilizations in search of a peaceful global order
Author: Chaider S. Bamualim,Dick van der Meij,Karlina Helmanita,Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta. Pusat Bahasa dan Budaya,Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789799679710
Category: Civilization, Modern
Page: 272
View: 6123