Aesthetics and World Politics by R. BleikerAesthetics and World Politics by R. Bleiker

Aesthetics and World Politics

byR. Bleiker

Paperback | August 28, 2009

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This book presents one of the first systematic assessments of aesthetic insights into world politics. It examines the nature of aesthetic approaches and outlines how they differ from traditional analysis of politics. The book explores the potential and limits of aesthetics through a series of case studies on language and poetics.
ROLAND BLEIKER is Professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland, Australia. His previous books include Popular Dissent, Human Agency and Global Politics and Divided Korea: Toward a Culture of Reconciliation. He worked as a Swiss diplomat in the Korean DMZ and held visiting fellowships at Harvard, Cambridge, Humbo...
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Title:Aesthetics and World PoliticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:271 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:August 28, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230390633

ISBN - 13:9780230390638

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Table of Contents

Introduction The Aesthetic Turn in International Political Theory Art after 9/11 The Sublime Nature of Global Politics Poetic World Politics Poetry after Auschwitz Poetic Resistance to Cold War Politics Come See the Blood in the Streets Poetics and the Politics of Memory The Poetic Search for Identity and Community Conclusion

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'...a spirited yet remarkably humble defence of the heretical idea that the future of international relations as a vigorous academic discipline depends on the willingness of its representatives to take a radical 'aesthetic turn'...Bleiker's intellectual vision unfolds in exemplary lucid prose...' - Australian Book Review