List of contributors Acknowledgements 1 Introduction: the global turn in IR and development of non-Western IRT (Yaqing Qin) 2 The second coming? reflections on a global theory of International Relations (Peter J. Katzenstein) 3 How and how not to develop IR theory: lessons from core and periphery (Barry Buzan) 4 Towards a pluralist International Relations theory: a European Union perspective (Mario Telo) 5 Beyond 'the West/non-West divide' in IR: how to ensure dialogues as mutual learning (Yong-Soo Eun) 6 Chinese values vs. liberalism: what ideology will shape the international normative order? (Xuetong Yan) 7 Towards a 'global IR'? A view from Brazil (Oliver Stuenkel) 8 A multiverse of knowledge: cultures and IR theory (Yaqing Qin) 9 Conclusion: From Heaven to Earth - 'Cultural Idealism' and 'Moral Realism' as Chinese Contributions to Global International Relations (GIR)(Amitav Acharya) Index
Yaqing Qin is Professor of International Studies at China Foreign Affairs University. He is interested in IR theory, culture and social theory, and global governance. He is Executive Vice President of China National Association for International Studies, Associate Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium and Global Fellow at Oslo Peace Research Institute. His work has appeared in many academic journals, including International Studies Review, The Chinese Journal of International Politics and International Relations of the Asia-Pacific. His has published over 100 journal articles and 40 books, including Global Governance: Rebuilding of Order in a Multiplex World (2019), A Relational Theory of World Politics (2018); Future in Retrospect: China's Diplomatic History Revisited (2016) and Power, Institutions, and Cultures (2005).