Your Waterstones card is changing, introducing...
TELL ME MORE
Human Security and the Chinese State: Historical Transformations and the Modern Quest for Sovereignty - Routledge Contemporary China Series (Hardback)
  • Human Security and the Chinese State: Historical Transformations and the Modern Quest for Sovereignty - Routledge Contemporary China Series (Hardback)
zoom

Human Security and the Chinese State: Historical Transformations and the Modern Quest for Sovereignty - Routledge Contemporary China Series (Hardback)

(author)
£115.00
Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 22/02/2007
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Offering a fresh and unique approach to surveying the historical transformations of the Chinese state, Human Security and the Chinese State focuses on human security in contrast with the twenty-first century obsession with national security. Building upon Hobbes' Leviathan, Robert Bedeski demonstrates how the sovereignty of the state reflects primary human concerns of survival, indeed, that fundamental purpose of the state is the preservation of the life of its citizens. Combining political science theory with historical literary, cinematic and sociological materials and ideas, Bedeski has produced a truly original approach to the last two thousand years of Chinese political history, explaining the longevity of the imperial Confucian state and locating the dilemma of modern China in its incomplete sovereignty.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415412551
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 17 mm

You may also be interested in...

Noise
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
How to Pass Higher Modern Studies
Added to basket
£11.99   £8.99
Paperback
CfE Higher Modern Studies Success Guide
Added to basket
The Rift
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Welsh Academy Encyclopaedia of Wales
Added to basket
North of South
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
The Japanese Mind
Added to basket
Development as Freedom
Added to basket
The Future of the Mind
Added to basket
Dogs and Demons
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Antarctica
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
CfE Higher Modern Studies Practice Papers for SQA Exams
Added to basket
Manufacturing Consent
Added to basket
The Sociological Imagination
Added to basket
Introducing Barthes
Added to basket
Blueprint for Revolution
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.