Hospitality and World Politics

  • Gideon Baker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Gideon Baker
      Pages 1-17
  3. On the Origins of Modern Hospitality

  4. The Ethics of Global Hospitality

  5. Understanding Hospitality in World Politics: Social-Theoretical Approaches

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 246-257

About this book


A long neglected concept in the field of international relations and political theory, hospitality provides a new framework for analysing many of the challenges in world politics today, from the search for peaceable relations between states to asylum and refugee crises.


Diplomacy ethics government Immanuel Kant immigration international politics international relations Kant law Leviathan migration naturalism political theory politics religion

Editors and affiliations

  • Gideon Baker
    • 1
  1. 1.Griffith UniversityAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45035-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-29000-7
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