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Published: 03 April 2020

352 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190068554

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Orders of Exclusion

Great Powers and the Strategic Sources of Foundational Rules in International Relations

Kyle M. Lascurettes

  • Offers a new explanation for great power order building across history based on competition and exclusion rather than cooperation and inclusion
  • Explores nine key moments of foundational rule writing throughout history, from 1648 to 1991
  • Examines the utility of four competing motives for great power behavior across these key historical moments
  • Identifies continuities and differences between the American-led liberal international order and orders of the past
  • Speaks to contemporary debates about American foreign policy, the rise of China, and the liberal order's future

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