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International Relations Theory: Realism, Pluralism, Globalism, and Beyond
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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS THEORY: REALISM, PLURALISM, GLOBALISM, AND BEYOND

PAPERBACK BY VIOTTI, PAUL R.; KAUPPI, MARK V.

£45.99

ISBN
9780205292530
IMPRINT
PEARSON
 
 
EDITION
3RD EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION (US)
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
509 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
07 OCT 1998

DESCRIPTION

Designed as a main text for upper-level undergraduate or graduate courses in International Relations Theory.A rich and diverse collection of theoretical essays and excerpts, this volume divides and organizes the material into categories related to Globalism, Realism, and Pluralism. Past editions of this text quickly gained respect in the academic world for clarity and comprehensiveness. This third edition expands its breadth to cover emerging theories and its editorial apparatus to help students better comprehend sophisticated material.

CONTENTS

(NOTE: Each chapter includes Notes and Selections for Further Readings and Reference. )1. Theory, Images, and International Relations: An Introduction. What Is Theory?Alternative Images.The Levels of Analysis.Scientific Understanding.Summation.Selected Readings. Thinking Theory Thoroughly, James N. Rosenau.Positivism and Beyond, Steve Smith.2. Realism: The State, Power, and the Balance of Power. Major Actors and Assumptions: A Summary.Intellectual Precursors and Influences.Power.System.Interdependence.Change.Realists and Their Critics: An Overview.Selected Readings. The Melian Dialogue, Thucydides.On Princes and the Security of Their States, Machiavelli.Of the Natural Condition of Mankind, Thomas Hobbes.The State of War: Confederation as Means to Peace in Europe, Jean Jacques Rousseau.Does Order Exist in World Politics? Hedley Bull.Explaining War, Kenneth N. Waltz.War and Change in World Politics, Robert Gilpin.Theory of World Politics: Structural Realism and Beyond, Robert O. Keohane.The Accomplishments of International Political Economy, Stephen Krasner.3. Pluralism: Decision Making, Transnationalism, and Interdependence. Major Actors and Assumptions: A Summary.Intellectual Precursors and Influences.Decision Making.Transnationalism.System.Change.Pluralists and Their Critics: An Overview.Selected Readings. Liberalism and World Politics, Michael W. Doyle.Taking Preferences Seriously: A Liberal Theory of International Politics, Andrew Moravcsik.Perception and Misperception in International Politics, Robert Jervis.Crisis Decision Making, Ole R. Holsti.Conceptual Models and the Cuban Missile Crisis, Graham T. Allison.Ideas and Foreign Policy, Judith Goldstein and Robert O. Keohane.Realism and Complex Interdependence, Robert O. Keohane and Joseph S. Nye, Jr.Multilateralism, Knowledge, and Power, Ernst B. Haas.Multilateralism: The Anatomy of an Institution, John Gerard Ruggie.4. Globalism: Dependency and the Capitalist World-System. Major Actors and Assumptions: A Summary.Intellectual Precursors and Influences.Dependency Theorists.The Capitalist World-System.Change.Globalists and Their Critics: An Overview.Selected Readings. The Economic Taproot of Imperialism, J. A. Hobson.Patterns and Perspectives of the Capitalist World-Economy, Immanuel Wallerstein.The Neostructuralist Agenda in International Relations, Barry Gills and Ronen P. Palan.International Organization and Industrial Change, Craig N. Murphy.5. Normative Considerations and International Relations Theory. Moral Choice: Alternative Criteria.The Problem of Justice and War.Justice and Human Rights.Alternative Images and Foreign Policy Choice.Rationality and Foreign Policy Choice.Values, Choices, and Theory.Selected Readings. War, Peace, and the Law of Nations, Hugo Grotius.Morality, Politics, and Perpetual Peace, Immanuel Kant.The Nature of Politics, E.H. Carr.6. The Future of International Relations Theory: Toward a New Synthesis? Underlying Images.Theory Building.Normative Concerns.Selected Readings. Anarchy Is What States Make of It: The Social Construction of Power Politics, Alexander Wendt.Turbulent Change, James N. Rosenau.Glossary. Index.