An optimistic assessment of the prospects for a new international order - acting as a counter-blast to global pessimism. The text explains how the international system operates, the pressures it faces and the changes it must undergo, and offers concrete ideas to re-frame international relations, foreign aid and humanitarian intervention, without using jargon or simplistic judgements.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 394 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 22 mm
Edwards' Future Positive is a remarkably coherent account of complex and diverse issues.' London Review of Books 'This courageous book pursues the biggest issue of all: how international co-operation can be raised to a higher level. The pursuit is full of intellectual excitement, arriving at conclusions that are inspiring and challenging.' John Toye, UNCTAD 'Edwards approaches problems facing the world with steady determination and a cool eye... He is remarkably persuasive, wise and extraordinarily well-informed.' Global Ideas Bank 'It is particularly refreshing to read a book which sets out how such changes might be achieved, and which is fundamentally optimistic that they can be.' David Bryer, Director, Oxfam.
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