Fifty Key Thinkers in International Relations

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A unique and comprehensive overview of the key thinkers in international relations in the twentieth century. From Habermas to Rawls, to emerging thinkers in Feminism, Constructivism and The English School.

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'Especially helpful for students attempting to gain a sense of the scope and diversity of thinking in contemporary International Relations, this text is a compendium of some of the field’s most influential theorists along with clear, accessible, and thoughtfully contextualized summaries of their most important insights. Despite their brevity and concision, individual chapters include not just synopses and assessments of these thinkers’ contributions, but also bibliographic references to their most important works, and to those of their interpreters and critics. This book is a fine launching point for thoughtful engagement with the broad field of IR.' - Mark Rupert, Syracuse University, USA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415162272
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/28/1999
  • Series: Routledge Key Guides Series
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 9.48 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Griffiths is a senior lecturer in the School of Political and International Studies in The Flinders University of South Australia. Previous works include Realism, Idealism and International Politics (Routledge, 1992).

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Table of Contents

Realism Robert Gilpin Edward Hallet Carr. Samuel Huntington. Kenneth Waltz. Liberalism Michael Doyle. Karl Deutsch. Francis Fukuyama. David Held. Constructivism. Emmanuel Adler. Christain Reus-Smit. Friedrich Kratochwil. John Gerard Ruggie. Critical Theory. Robert Cox. Andre Gunder Frank. Antonio Gramsci. Jurgen Habermas. English School. Hedley Bull. Barry Buzan. John Vincent. Tim Dunne. Postmodernism. Richard Ashley. James DerDerian. David Campbell. Michel Foucault. Feminism. Judith Butler. Cynthia Enloe. Christine Sylvester. J. Ann Tickner. International Political Theory/International Ethics. Daniele Archibugi. Charles Beitz. Chris Brown. Terry Nardin. Historical Sociology. Anthony Giddens. Michael Mann. Justin Rosenberg. Charles Tilly.

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