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Sociology and International Relations: Human Figurations 2

Posted on by Stephen Mennell


The second issue of Human Figurations, on “Sociology and International Relations” has just been published online at:


Andrew Linklater, Editor’s Introduction: Sociology and International Relations: The Future?

Godfried van Benthem van der Bergh, Norbert Elias and the human condition

Reinhard Blomert, The taming of economic aristocracies

Brett Bowden, Politics in a world of civilizations: long-term perspectives on relations between peoples

Shogo Suzuki, Viewing the Development of Human Society from Asia

John M. Hobson, Reconfiguring Elias: historical Sociology, the English School, and the challenge of International Relations

Aurélie Lacassagne, Cultures of anarchy as figurations: reflections on Wendt, Elias and the English School

Bernd Bücher, Figurational sociology and the democratic peace – holy allies and liberal threats

Florence Delmotte, About post-national integration in Norbert Elias’s Work: towards a socio-historical approach

Stephen Mennell, Realism and reality congruence: Sociology and International Relations

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