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Beyond the Ivory Tower International Relations Theory and the Issue of Policy Relevance

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ISBN-10: 0231116594

ISBN-13: 9780231116596

Edition: 2002

Authors: Joseph Lepgold, Miroslav Nincic

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The authors demonstrate how good international relations theory can inform policy choices. Globalisation, ethnic conflict and ecological threats have created a new set of issues that challenge policymakers.
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/22/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Miroslav Nincic is Professor of Political Science at UC Davis. He is the author of several books, including Renegade Regimes: Confronting Deviant Behavior in World Politics and Democracy and Foreign Policy: the Fallacy of Political Realism , and coauthor of Beyond the Ivory Tower: Scholarship and Statesmanship in International Relations.

Preface
The Theory-Practice Gap in International Relations
Types of Knowledge and Their Practical Uses
How Knowledge Is Acquired and Used
Scholarship and Relevance: Is There a Tradeoff?
The Inter-Democratic Peace--Theoretical Foundations and Policy Implication
International Institutions and International Cooperation: Theoretical Foundations and Policy Implications
Useful Knowledge: Value, Promise, and Limitations
Notes
Index