By Peter Lawler

ISBN-10: 1555875076

ISBN-13: 9781555875077

Locations the paintings of Johan Galtung within the context of prior and present debates in diplomacy, political concept, and extra typically, within the social sciences. This accomplished and important account scrutinises Galtung's conceptual icons, corresponding to, optimistic peace and structural violence.

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Pp. 24-27, 37. The case is made here in very broad terms with no historical or empirical references. Compare with the more nuanced analysis of the scientization of politics in Habermas, Toward a Rational Society, chs. 4-6. 23. Galtung, "Science as Invariance-Seeking and Invariance-Breaking Activity," p. 72. 24. " Toward a Rational Society, preface and ch. 5. 25. " See his Jurgen Habermas, p. 21. 26. McCarthy, The Critical Theory of Jurgen Habermas, ch. 1. 27. ECC, p. 51. 28. See, for example, Findlay, Nuclear Dynamite.

34. Strasser, The Normative Structure of Sociology, p. 6. 35. See Chapter 6. 36. ECC, p. 60. 37. ECC, p. 61. 38. On this point, see Habermas, Toward a Rational Society, p. 66. Â < previous page < previous page page_133 page_134 next page > next page > Page 134 39. ECC, p. 61. 40. Strasser, The Normative Structure of Sociology, p. 11. 41. , p. 12. 42. ECC, p. 62. 43. ECC, p. 68. 44. Lukacs, History and Class Consciousness, pp. 224-225. 45. Habermas, Toward a Rational Society, p. 63. 46. ECC, pp.

13. Harvey is citing the editorial of PRECIS 6, 1987. See his The Condition of Postmodernity, p. 9. 40 41 14. , p. 44. 15. Rosenau, Postmodernism and The Social Sciences, pp. 4-5. 16. , p. 16 17. White, "Poststructuralism and Political Reflection," p. 191. 18. Roy, Walker, and Ashley, "Dialogue: Towards a Critical Social Theory of International Politics," p. 88. It is insightful to contrast Walker's and Ashley's contributions to this dialogue with Rosenau's distinction between skeptical and affirmative postmodern voices in mind.

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