The State and International Relations

The State and International Relations

by John M. Hobson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521643910

ISBN-13: 9780521643917

Pub. Date: 04/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book provides students with a fresh overview of the main theories of the state found in International Relations. The author introduces readers to state theory, argues that existing theories of the state are limited, and proposes a new framework. In doing so, he surveys realist, liberal, Marxist, constructivist and neo-Weberian approaches to the state. The book

Overview

This book provides students with a fresh overview of the main theories of the state found in International Relations. The author introduces readers to state theory, argues that existing theories of the state are limited, and proposes a new framework. In doing so, he surveys realist, liberal, Marxist, constructivist and neo-Weberian approaches to the state. The book offers readers a unique introduction to state theory in International Relations, and will be of interest to students and scholars of sociology and politics, as well as International Relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521643917
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Series:
Themes in International Relations Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
266
Sales rank:
385,956
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. What's at stake in the second state debate? Concepts and issues; Part I. Traditional Theories of the State and International Relations: 2. Realism; 3. Liberalism; Part II. Recent Sociological Theories of the State and International Relations: 4. Marxism; 5. Constructivism; 6. Weberian historical sociology; Part III. Conclusion: Proposing a 'Structurationist' Theory of the Constitutive State and Global Politics: 7. Summarising the 'second state debate': turning IR theory upside-down.

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