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By Neta C. Crawford

ISBN-10: 0521002796

ISBN-13: 9780521002790

Arguments have outcomes in international politics which are as genuine because the army forces of states or the stability of energy between them. Neta Crawford unearths how moral arguments, no longer strength politics or economics, clarify decolonization, the best switch in international politics to ensue during the last years. The booklet additionally analyzes how argument may be used to to remake modern global politics, suggesting how such arguments practice to the problem of humanitarian intervention.

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Persuasive context – the purpose and intended audience of the argument, 61 Antonio Gramsci, Selections from the Prison Notebooks of Antonio Gramsci (New York: International Publishers, 1971). , Gramsci, Historical Materialism and International Relations (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993). 62 Levy, “Learning and Foreign Policy,” p. 300. ” 64 Hilton, “The Social Context of Reasoning,” p. 250. P. ” 66 Duffy, Frederking, and Tucker, “Language Games,” p. 271. 32 Argument, belief, and culture whether larger issues are on the table, the relative power and identities of the interlocutors, and the relevant cultural contexts – affect the success of persuasive efforts.

A normative belief in public deliberation underlies the institutionalization of argument. In a democracy, when no side has the power to simply impose their view (and they often get that power by having won prior arguments and institutionalizing their victory), a decision often comes about as a result of the process of argument. The scope for argument is decreased in authoritarian settings. Specifically, one cannot neglect the important role of both simple allegiance (unreasoned faith) or unquestioned belief in the normality and legitimacy of certain institutions and practices, and fear, which can be quite effective in holding authoritarian states together.

Tucker, “Language Games: Dialogical Analysis of INF Negotiations,” International Studies Quarterly 42 (June 1998), 271–294; Michael Walzer, Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument With Historical Illustrations (New York: Basic Books, 1992); and Martti Koskenniemi, From Apology to Utopia: The Structure of International Legal Argument (Helsinki: Finnish Lawyers’ Publishing Company, 1989); Andrew Linklater, The Transformation of Political Community: Ethical Foundations of the Post-Westphalian Era (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1998).

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