chapter  3
0 Some Contexts
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Because world studies, international relations, or whatever term might be applied, do not exist as neatly labelled learning packages, the bulk of the research that has been conducted has been motivated by a desire to understand only particular facets of the whole potential range. Broadly speaking, the work that is relevant to the present survey has been prompted by four main interests - although, of course, these categories are not mutually exclusive: many pieces of work covered in this survey have clearly been fired by two or three enthusiasms simultaneously.