Title

Wendt’s Violation of the Constructivist Project: Agency and Why a World State is Not Inevitable

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-2005

Abstract

There is a saying in the US that ‘In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.’ The certitude of death remains something beyond the power of human free will and social construction, but very little else does. But Alexander Wendt would add a third inevitability of life — the coming world state.

DOI

10.1177/1354066105057903