Constructing a Global Polity

Theory, Discourse and Governance

  • Olaf Corry

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Olaf Corry
      Pages 1-17
  3. Constructing a Theory of a Global Polity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-20
    2. Olaf Corry
      Pages 81-105
  4. A Global Polity Under Construction?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-109
    2. Olaf Corry
      Pages 111-135
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      Pages 136-159
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      Pages 160-183
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      Pages 184-207
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 208-246

About this book


This book gives a novel understanding of the globalization debate as well as the structure of world politics. Drawing on Foucault and Waltz it suggests 'polity' as a third model of political structure beyond hierarchy and anarchy.


globalization Governance government international relations Nation nationalism politics

Authors and affiliations

  • Olaf Corry
    • 1
  1. 1.The Open UniversityUK

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