Yongjin Zhang's scientific contributions

Publications (3)

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Over the last few decades the English School (ES) has not only emerged, but has been acknowledged as a distinctive approach to the study of International Relations (IR). It is routinely listed in textbooks and disciplinary surveys as one of IR’s primary modes of inquiry, attracting interest and adherents in many parts of the world. This state of af...
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Bringing together some of the most innovative scholars in both the English School of international relations and East Asian studies, this volume investigates whether or not significant and distinct international social structures exist at the regional level represented by 'East Asia', and what this can tell us about international society both regio...
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Bringing together some of the most innovative scholars in both the English School of international relations and East Asian studies, this volume investigates whether or not significant and distinct international social structures exist at the regional level represented by 'East Asia', and what this can tell us about international society both regio...

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... Hedley Bull's celebrated "study of order in world politics," for instance, acknowledged that "the element of disorder looms large or larger in world politics than the element of order" ( Bull 2002 , xxxii). Advancing this perspective, the English School has become an established and growing literature ( Buzan 2001( Buzan , 2014aBellamy 2005 ;Linklater and Suganami 2006 ;Navari 2009Navari , 2021aWilson 2016 ). Relative to the concept of order, it has said far less about the concept and sources of disorder in and surrounding international society, however, being preoccupied with explicating "the slender sources of order in a basically disorderly world" ( Bull 1980 , 437). ...