Struggles for Recognition: The Liberal International Order and the Merger of Its Discontents

@article{AdlerNissen2021StrugglesFR,
  title={Struggles for Recognition: The Liberal International Order and the Merger of Its Discontents},
  author={Rebecca Adler-Nissen and Ayşe Zarakol},
  journal={International Organization},
  year={2021},
  volume={75},
  pages={611 - 634}
}
Abstract The Liberal International Order (LIO) is currently being undermined not only by states such as Russia but also by voters in the West. We argue that both veins of discontent are driven by resentment toward the LIO's status hierarchy, rather than simply by economic grievances. Approaching discontent historically and sociologically, we show that there are two strains of recognition struggles against the LIO: one in the core of the West, driven by populist politicians and their voters, and… Expand
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