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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

About the editors

Garrett Wallace Brown, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield, UK Dan Bulley, Queen's University, Belfast, Ireland Georg Cavallar, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna, Austria Renee Jeffery, School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University's College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australia Jimmy Casas Klausen, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Nicholas Onuf, Florida International University, USA Haig Patapan, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia Erin K. Wilson, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

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