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Political Space and Westphalian States in a World of “Polities”: Beyond Inside/Outside

Political Space and Westphalian States in a World of “Polities”: Beyond Inside/Outside Global Governance 2 (1996), 261-287 Political Space and Westphalian States in a World of "Polities": Beyond Inside/Outside @) Yale H. Ferguson eiJ Richard W Mansbach n recent years, international relations theory, no less than global poli­ I tics, has been in a condition of general turmoil. The traditional neat dichotomy between an orderly and pacific domestic realm and an an­ archic and bellicose interstate realm seems increasingly out of touch with global reality. "Change," in James Rosenau's words, "is so pervasive in both the internal and external lives of communities and nation-states that old formulations no longer feel comfortable."! This article argues, along with Robert Putnam, the necessity "to move beyond the mere observation that domestic factors influence international affairs and vice versa, and be­ yond simple catalogs of instances of such influence, to seek theories that integrate both spheres, accounting for the areas of entanglement between them."2 But doing so, in our view, requires much more than the "two-level games" that Putnam has proposed. It requires a radical new conception of political space that all but abandons the conventional interstate/intrastate dichotomy, reunites the two realms of political life, takes account of di­ verse political entities, and emphasizes dynamic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations Brill

Political Space and Westphalian States in a World of “Polities”: Beyond Inside/Outside

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1075-2846
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1942-6720
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10.1163/19426720-002-02-90000007
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Global Governance 2 (1996), 261-287 Political Space and Westphalian States in a World of "Polities": Beyond Inside/Outside @) Yale H. Ferguson eiJ Richard W Mansbach n recent years, international relations theory, no less than global poli­ I tics, has been in a condition of general turmoil. The traditional neat dichotomy between an orderly and pacific domestic realm and an an­ archic and bellicose interstate realm seems increasingly out of touch with global reality. "Change," in James Rosenau's words, "is so pervasive in both the internal and external lives of communities and nation-states that old formulations no longer feel comfortable."! This article argues, along with Robert Putnam, the necessity "to move beyond the mere observation that domestic factors influence international affairs and vice versa, and be­ yond simple catalogs of instances of such influence, to seek theories that integrate both spheres, accounting for the areas of entanglement between them."2 But doing so, in our view, requires much more than the "two-level games" that Putnam has proposed. It requires a radical new conception of political space that all but abandons the conventional interstate/intrastate dichotomy, reunites the two realms of political life, takes account of di­ verse political entities, and emphasizes dynamic

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Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International OrganizationsBrill

Published: Jul 19, 1996

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