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Power of Power Politics From Classical Realism to Neotraditionalism

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ISBN-10: 0521442354

ISBN-13: 9780521442350

Edition: 2nd 1998

Authors: John A. Vasquez, Thomas Biersteker, Chris Brown, Phil Cerny, Joseph Grieco

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Examining the power of the power politics perspective to dominate inquiry, this text evaluates its ability to provide accurate explanations of the fundamental forces underlying world politics.
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Book details

List price: $144.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/4/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 472
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Classical Realism and Quantitative International Politics
The role of paradigms in scientific enquiry: a conceptual framework and a set of principles for paradigm evaluation
The role of the realist paradigm in the development of a scientific study of international relations
Research design: defining and operationalizing the realist paradigm
Theory construction as a paradigm-directed activity
Data making as a paradigm-directed activity
Research as a paradigm-directed activity
Evaluation: the adequacy of the realist paradigm
Theory and research in the 1970s: the emerging anomalies
Neorealism and Neotraditionalism: International Relations Theory at the Millennium
Retrospective: neorealism and the power of power politics
The promise and potential pitfalls of post-modernism: the need for theory reappraisal
The realist paradigm as a degenerating research program: neotraditionalism and Waltz's balancing proposition
Mearsheimer's multipolar myths and the false promise of realist policy prescriptions: the empirical inaccuracy of the realist paradigm
Challenging the relevance and explanatory power of the realist paradigm: the debate on the end of the Cold War
Conclusion: the continuing inadequacy of the realist paradigm