Emilian Kavalski and Magdalena Zolkos

out a pattern of coexistence with his biological and physical environment. International politics becomes ecopolitics ’ (Haas 1975 : 853; emphasis added). Likewise, and at about the same time (although in a much more normative vein), Sprout and Sprout ( 1971 ) insisted that the IR conversation should be moving ‘toward a politics of the planet Earth

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Jonathan Purkis

placed in the context of balanced natural and social eco-systems. These have long been part of eco-political and anarchist thought. Moreover, Purchase suggests that the fact that computer-generated particles self-organise when only supplied with a few programmed instructions as to how to function in a group further legitimates the anarchist claims for such ‘holistic’ kind of thinking. The fact that such a holistic approach has been overlooked or under-acknowledged is a moot point, but there are clearly huge implications for any kind of sociological theorising. How, for

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