Theories of International Relations Fourth Edition

ISBN-10: 0230219233
ISBN-13: 9780230219236
Edition: 4th 2009 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 3/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 364
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Written by leading authorities, the most broad-ranging text on International Relations Theory on the market covering both traditional and more recent approaches.

Richard Devetak is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the School of Political Science and International Studies at University of Queensland.

Jacqui True is assistant professor at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She has been a visiting assistant professor of political science at Michigan State University.

Christian Reus-Smit is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He is the editor, with Albert Paolini and Anthony Jarvis, of "Between Sovereignty and Global Governance: The United Nations, the State, and Civil Society".

Preface to the Fourth Edition
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Framework of analysis
Diversity of theory
Contested nature
The foundation of the discipline of International Relations
Theories and disciplines
Explanatory and constitutive theory
Inter-discplinary theory
What do theories differ about?
Evaluating theories
Realism
Defining realism
Hobbes and classical realism
Waltz and structured realism
Motives matter
System and structure
Morality and foreign policy
How to think about realism (and its critics)
Liberalism
After the Cold War
The liberal view: �inside looking out'
War, democracy and free trade
Globalization and terrorism
Conclusion
The English School
From power to order: international society
Order and justice in international relations
The revolt against the West and the expansion of international society
Progress in international relations
Conclusion
Marx and Marxism
Class, production and international relations in Marx's writings
Nationalism and imperialism
The changing fortunes of Marxism in international relations
Marxism and international relations theory today
Conclusion
Historical Sociology
Origins of historical sociology
Power and production in historical sociology
Power and interdependence in international relations
System and society
Morality, culture and the emotions
A higher synthesis?
On grand narratives
Conclusion
Critical Theory
Origins of critical theory
The politics of knowledge in international relations theory
Rethinking political community
Conclusion
Post-structuralism
Power and knowledge in international relations
Textual strategies of post-structuralism
Problematizing sovereign states
Beyond the paradigm of sovereignty: rethinking the political
Conclusion
Constructivism
Rationalist theory
The challenge of critical theory
Constructivism
Constructivism and its discontents
The contribution of constructivism
Recent developments in constructivism
Conclusion
Feminism
Empirical feminism
Analytical feminism
Normative feminism
Conclusion
Green Politics
Theorizing environment within international relations
Beyond IR: green politics and the challenge to world order
Bioenvironmentalism - authority, scale, and eco-centrism
Social greens - limits to growth and political economy
Greening global politics
Conclusion
International Political Theory
Theorizing international politics
Justice in war
International justice
Global justice
The history of international thought
Bibliography
Index

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