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International relations (IR) or international affairs, depending on academic institution, is either a field of political science, an interdisciplinary academic field similar to global studies, or an entirely independent academic discipline in which students take a variety of internationally focused courses in social science and humanities disciplines. In all cases, the field studies relationships between political entities (polities) such as sovereign states, inter-governmental organizations (IGOs), international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), other non-governmental organizations (NGO ...more
“ In the emerging world of ethnic conflict and civilizational clash, Western belief in the universality of Western culture suffers three problems: it is false; it is immoral; and it is dangerous. ”
“ The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion […] but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact; non-Westerners never do. ”
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The Humanitarian Book and Media Group examines current international and humanitarian issues as …more
[close] The Humanitarian Book and Media Group examines current international and humanitarian issues as reflected in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, plays, photography, art, music, and other media. Sponsored by MIPJ: Media, Information, International Relations and Humanitarian Affairs (http://www.mipj.org) in association with Amazon.com. (Until site launch, please see further information on Facebook group site.) Any proceeds from links to Amazon books and media posted by the group administrator will go to the maintenance of the group and its promotion of humanitarian content.
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What's going on in the world? why so many crises and problems? why so much inequality? what are …more
[close] What's going on in the world? why so many crises and problems? why so much inequality? what are the solutions? Is there any alternatives to current world political and economic systems? A group for those interested in the analyses of political, social, cultural, ecological and economic changes and challenges across the world at the global or international level.
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