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Theories of International Relations

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ISBN-10: 0230219225

ISBN-13: 9780230219229

Edition: 4th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Scott Burchill, Andrew Linklater, Richard Devetak, Jack Donnelly, Terry Nardin

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A systematic, integrated and authoritative introduction to International Relations Theory covering both traditional and more recent approaches.
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Book details

List price: $70.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Publication date: 2/25/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 364
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

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

Daniel J. Sherman is Director of the Center for 21st Century Studies and Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee.Terry Nardin is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee.

Preface to the Fourth Edition
List of Abbreviations
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
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)
After the Cold War
The liberal view: �inside looking out'
War, democracy and free trade
Globalization and terrorism
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
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
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
Critical Theory
Origins of critical theory
The politics of knowledge in international relations theory
Rethinking political community
Power and knowledge in international relations
Textual strategies of post-structuralism
Problematizing sovereign states
Beyond the paradigm of sovereignty: rethinking the political
Rationalist theory
The challenge of critical theory
Constructivism and its discontents
The contribution of constructivism
Recent developments in constructivism
Empirical feminism
Analytical feminism
Normative feminism
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
International Political Theory
Theorizing international politics
Justice in war
International justice
Global justice
The history of international thought