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Beyond Westphalia?: National Sovereignty and International Intervention Hardcover – April 1, 1995


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 360 pages
  • Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press (April 1, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0801849535
  • ISBN-13: 978-0801849534
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.2 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,983,343 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Can scholars and students of international relations and world politics concentrate their studies on a different set of theoretical questions than those that were preeminent from 1648 until the end of the Cold War? This book does an excellent job of raising that very issue, with significant contributions from case studies and, more important, interesting theoretical essays." -- American Political Science Review

About the Author

Gene M. Lyons is professor emeritus of government at Dartmouth College. Michael Mastanduno is associate professor of government at Dartmouth College.

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By "kbooh" on May 8, 2000
International intervention made interesting! I highly recommend this book. It's a page-turner rivaling novels, yet with pragmatic significance and impact. The book covers aspects of intervention ranging from weapons of mass destruction to environmental catastrophe and human rights. When is one nation justified in their interference in another's domestic affairs? Does state sovereignty take precedence, or the global community? This book answers these questions and much more. All aspects are considered, from globalism and globalization to national autonomy. For its thoroughness and superb analysis, I rate this book five stars. Drawbacks? None, unless you're simply not interested in the topic (however, I recommend it even to the skeptic). Kudos to Lyons and Mastanduno for compiling such a masterpiece.
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