International Relations Theory: Realism, Pluralism, Globalism, and Beyond / Edition 3

International Relations Theory: Realism, Pluralism, Globalism, and Beyond / Edition 3

by Paul R. Viotti, Mark V. Kauppi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205292534

ISBN-13: 9780205292530

Pub. Date: 10/06/1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall

A rich and diverse collection of theoretical essays and excerpts, this volume divides and organizes the material by category for clarity and comprehensiveness. Selections range from the works of Thucydides to Alexander Wendt and comprise a rich and thorough overview of International Relations literature. Sections are organized by categories related to Globalism,

Overview

A rich and diverse collection of theoretical essays and excerpts, this volume divides and organizes the material by category for clarity and comprehensiveness. Selections range from the works of Thucydides to Alexander Wendt and comprise a rich and thorough overview of International Relations literature. Sections are organized by categories related to Globalism, Realism, and Pluralism. For anyone with an interest in International Relations Theories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205292530
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/06/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
509
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 9.12(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of 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.

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