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By Dietrich Jung

Concentrating on the political financial system of so-called new wars, this booklet offers a sequence of reviews that examine the complexities of present conflict via relocating from the worldwide sphere to neighborhood spots of organised violence. It hence increases questions on the very thought of intra-state wars and exhibits that those wars are inseparably associated with the worldwide economic climate and the area political order. during this manner, this examine additionally offes a different contribution to realizing the post-September eleven global.
This could be topical and debatable studying for college kids and students of diplomacy and foreign political economic system, in addition to specialists in international coverage, peace and clash experiences.

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1976) “Military Institutions and Citizenship in Western Societies,” Armed Forces and Society, 2 (2): 185–204. Jean, F. and Rufin, J-C. (eds) (1996) Économie des guerres civiles, Paris: Hachette. Joas, H. (1996) “Die Modernität des Krieges. Die Modernisierungstheorie und das Problem der Gewalt,” Leviathan, 24 (1): 13–27. A political economy of intra-state war 25 Jung, D. (2000) “Gewaltkonflikte und Moderne: Historisch-soziologische Methode und die Problemstellungen der Internationalen Beziehungen,” in K.

The cruelties committed in the course of war, the lack of political programs, and the endless proliferation of actors seem to hint at a growth of anomic violence. Some observers therefore argue that the development of warfare after the end of the Cold War displays only the irrationality of actors. Robert Kaplan’s article on “the coming anarchy” in 1994 was as widely read and discussed in the US as that of his German counterpart, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, with its similar dark messages: “Aussichten auf den Bürgerkrieg,” in 1995.

7 About the interrelation between citizenship, conscription, mass democracy and representational institutions, see the “classical” article of Janowitz (1976). 8 For Elias’s elementary functions, see Elias (1983). How his concepts can serve a broader theoretical framework, see Jung (2001). 9 Interesting examples of warlordism in the context of declining empires are the end of the Manju dynasty in China and the decline of the Ottoman Empire, see Jung (2000) and Jung with Piccoli (2001: 28–58). 10 Volkov (2000) differentiates between three specific types that represent this privatization of physical force in Russia.

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