Ordering International Politics: Identity, Crisis and Representational Force (Paperback)Janice Bially Mattern (author)
Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 23/12/2004
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How do states sustain international order during crises? Drawing on the political philosophy of Lyotard and through an empirical examination of the Anglo-American international order during the 1956 Suez Crisis, Bially Mattern demonstrates that states can (and do) use representational force--a forceful but non-physical form of power exercised through language--to stabilize international identity and in turn international order.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 453 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
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