By Fred Dallmayr,M. Akif Kayapınar,İsmail Yaylacı,Ahmet Davutoğlu,Cemil Aydın,Chris Brown,Çiğdem Çıdam,Raymond Duvall,Richard Falk,Robert Gilpin,Hans Köchler,S. Sayyid,Georg Sørensen,Tu Weiming,John Welfield,Jan Zielonka
Civilizations and global Order: Geopolitics and Cultural distinction examines the function of civilizations within the context of the prevailing and attainable international order(s) from a cross-cultural and inter-disciplinary point of view. Contributions search to elucidate the which means of such complicated and contested notions as “civilization,” “order,” and “world order”; they accomplish that via taking into consideration political, monetary, cultural, and philosophical dimensions of social existence. The publication bargains with its major subject from 3 angles or vectors: first, the geopolitical or power-political context of civilizations; secondly, the various roles of civilizations or cultures opposed to the backdrop of “post-coloniality” and “Orientalism”; and thirdly, the significance of ideological and local variations as components assisting or obstructing international order(s). All in all, the various contributions reveal the impression of competing civilizational trajectories at the functioning or malfunctioning of up to date international order.
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