Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3282: World Orders: Past, Present, and Future

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Acharya, Amitav (2018), The End of American World Order (2nd edn.; Cambridge: Polity).

Bull, Hedley (2012), The Anarchical Society: A Study of Order in World Politics (4th edn.; London: Macmillan).

Buzan, Barry and Lawson, George (2015), The Global Transformation: History, Modernity and the Making of International Relations (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Cooley, Alexander and Nexon, Daniel (2020), Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order (New York: Oxford University Press).

Dalby, Simon (2020), Anthropocene Geopolitics: Globalization, Security, Sustainability (University of Ottawa Press).

Deudney, Daniel (2020), Dark Skies: Space Expansionism, Planetary Geopolitics, and the Ends of Humanity (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Getachew, Adom (2019), Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press).

Huntington, Samuel P. (1996), The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (New York: Simon and Schuster).

Ikenberry, G. John (2011), Liberal Leviathan: The Origins, Crisis, and Transformation of the American World Order (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press)

Mearsheimer, John J. (2014), The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (Updated edn.; New York: WW Norton & Company).

Phillips, Andrew and Reus-Smit, Christian (2020), Culture and Order in World Politics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Sassen, Saskia (2008), Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages (Updated edn.; Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press).

Spruyt, Hendrik (2020), The World Imagined: Collective Beliefs and Political Order in the Sinocentric, Islamic and Southeast Asian International Societies (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Tickner, Arlene B. and Smith, Karen (eds.) (2020), International Relations from the Global South: Worlds of Difference (London: Routledge).

Wallerstein, Immanuel (2004), World-systems Analysis: An Introduction (Durham, NC: Duke University Press).

Zarakol, Ay?e (2022), Before the West: The Rise and Fall of Eastern World Orders (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).