Introduction.- Chapter 1: Challenges to the existing IR system and how they are seen in the IR literature in Western and non-Western segments of the world.- Chapter 2: From the hegemonic unipolar to the multipolar world: structural transformation of the international system and global strategic balance, plus its consequences for the future.- Chapter 3: Appraising the theory of non-Western IR and the other options available.- Chapter 4: What is missing in the Western IR theories: space as a core dimension in World Regional Studies.- Chapter 5: Transformation of the space (1): macro-regionalization and new spatial actors of international relations: international / world / global regions.- Chapter 6: Transformation of the space (2): differentiation within the world space and its consequences for conceptualizing a de-Westernized IR.- Chapter 7: Integration of the space in a complex glocality.- Chapter 8: Fusion of past and future in the space of global regions and regional sub-systems of converging multiple modernities.
About the Author:
Alexei D. Voskressenski is Professor of Comparative Politics and Asian Studies and Dean of the School of Political Affairs, MGIMO University. He earned his PhD and Dr.Pol.Sc. at the Institute of Far Eastern Studies and holds PhD of the University of Manchester. He is founding editor-in-chief of the journal Comparative Politics and author of many books.