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TitleTurbulence in world politics : a theory of change and continuity
Author James N. Rosenau
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1990
Descript xvii, 480 p. ; 23 cm


Previewing postinternational politics -- Justifying jailbreaks: the limits of contemporary concepts and methods -- Delineating disorder: chaos, complexity, and change -- Conceptualizing change: fluctuations an dtransformations -- Tracing turbulence: the history of three parameters -- Analyzing actors: individuals and collectivities -- Mixing micro-macro: the aggregation of parts and the disaggregation of wholes -- Reviewing relationships: authority and its alternatives -- Investigating individuals: roles, scenarios, habits, and learning -- Studying structures: the two worlds of world politics -- Pondering processes: centralizing and decentralizing dynamics -- Enhanced elites: information, wisdom, and artificial intellignece -- Powerful people: the expansion of analytic skills -- Relationships revised: proliferating subgroups, weakened governments, and eroded authority -- Nascent norms: legitimacy, patriotism, and sovereignty -- Beyond tubbulence: four scenarios and a cyclical process

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