DisCourses of Global Politics: A Critical (RE)Introduction to International Relations

DisCourses of Global Politics: A Critical (RE)Introduction to International Relations

by Jim George
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555874460

ISBN-13: 9781555874469

Pub. Date: 05/01/1994

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555874469
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Series:
Critical Perspectives on World Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1(Re)Introducing the Theory as Practice of International Relations1
2Discourses of Modernity: Toward the Positivist Framing of Contemporary Social Theory and International Relations41
3The Making of International Relations: From Modernist Tradition to Cold War Discipline69
4The Positivist-Realist Phase: Morgenthau, Behavioralism, and the Quest for Certainty91
5The Backward Discipline Revisited: The Closed World of Neo-Realism111
6Critical Social Theory: Thinking Beyond the "Orthodox Consensus"139
7Thinking Beyond International Relations: The Critical Theory Challenge171
8Thinking Beyond International Relations: Postmodernism - Reconceptualizing Theory as Practice191
9Conclusion221
Bibliography233
Index253
About the Book and the Author265
Other Books in the Series266

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