Theories of International Relations


This major reference work comprises 80 articles representing the most influential theoretical writings by international relations scholars. Introduced by an essay from Stephen Chan and Cerwyn Moore, the four thematically organized volumes cover the major traditions of international relations (IR) theory. Together, these volumes provide an unparalleled resource providing both broad coverage of the subject, historical depth and contemporary relevance.

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This major reference work comprises 80 articles representing the most influential theoretical writings by international relations scholars. Introduced by an essay from Stephen Chan and Cerwyn Moore, the four thematically organized volumes cover the major traditions of international relations (IR) theory. Together, these volumes provide an unparalleled resource providing both broad coverage of the subject, historical depth and contemporary relevance.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412920094
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 1/28/2006
  • Series: SAGE Library of International Relations Series
  • Edition description: Four-Volume Set
  • Pages: 1616
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 5.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume One: Approaches to International Relations: Realism
The Science of International Politics - E H Carr
The Beginnings of a Science in The Twenty Year Crisis: An Introduction to the Study of International Relations
Alternative National Strategies in On Thermonuclear War - Herman Kahn
The Goals of Foreign Policy in Discord and Collaboration - Arnold Wolfers
Essays on International Politics
The Four Paradoxes of Nuclear Strategy - Hans Morgenthau
The New Great Debate - Morton Kaplan
Traditionalism versus Science in International Relations
The Theory of Games and the Balance of Power - R Harrison Wagner
The Decline of the State System? in The Anarchical Society: The Study of Order in World Politics - Hedley Bull
Analysis with an Amended Prisoner's Dilemma Model
Hedley Bull and His Contribution to Interational Relations - Stanley Hoffman
The Realism of Realism - Alan James
The State and Study of International Relations
Hedley Bull's Pluralism of Intellect and Solidarism of Will - Nicholas J Wheeler and Timothy Dunne
Realism in the Study of World Politics - Robert Jervis
Realist Thought and Neo-Realist Theory - Kenneth Waltz
The Assumption of Anarchy in International Relations Theory - Helen Milner
A Critique
The False Promise of International Institutions - John J Mearsheimer
From International System to an International Society - Barry Buzan
Structural Realism and Regime Theory Meet the English School
The Realist Paradigm and Degenerative versus Progressive Research Programs - John Vasquez
An Appraisal of Neo-Traditional Research on Waltz's Balancing Proposition
Neo-Realism and the English School - Richard Little
A Methodological, Ontological and Theoretical Reassessment
Volume Two: Approaches to International Relations: Pluralism
Functional Approach to World Organization - David Mitrany
Peace Research and International Relations - John Burton
Organization and Conflict - Kenneth Boulding
Twenty-Five Years of Peace Research - Ten Challenges and Some Responses - Johan Galtung
Pluralism, the Science of Politics and the World System - William T Fox
The Evolution of International Relations in Conflict in World Society - Michael Banks
A New Perspective on International Relations
Human Rights and the Theory of International Relations in Human Rights and International Relations - R J Vincent
Paradigms in Conflict - A J R Groom
The Strategist, the Conflict Researcher and the Peace Researcher
Kant and the Kantian Paradigm in International Relations - Andrew Hurrell
The Kantian Peace - Bruce Russett and John Oneal
Assessing the Pacific Benefits of Democracy, Independence and International Organizations, 1885-1992
Liberalism and World Politics - Michael W Doyle
Reciprocity in International Relations - Robert O Keohane
Power and Interdependence Revisited - Robert O Keohane and Joseph S Nye Jr
International Regimes - Oran Young
Toward a New Theory of Institutions
States, Firms and Diplomacy - Susan Strange
The End of History? - Francis Fukuyama
The Clash of Civilizations? - Samuel P Huntington
International Liberalism and Distributive Justice - Charles Beitz
A Survey of Recent Thought
The Moral Basis of Humanitarian Intervention - Terry Nardin
Tragedy, Ethics and International Relations - Mervyn Frost
Volume Three: Approaches to International Relations: Structuralism
The Postwar Boom - Andre Gunder Frank
From Sociology to Historical Social Science - Immanuel Wallerstein
Prospects and Obstacles
On Thinking about Future World Order - Robert Cox
Historical Materialism and International Relations Theory - B K Gills
Marxism and International Relations - John Maclean
A Strange Case of Mutual Neglect
The Silence of the Academics - Hazel Smith
International Social Theory, Historical Materialism and Political Value
Open Marxism and Vulgar International Political Economy - Peter Burnham
Realism, Marxism and Critical International Theory - Andrew Linklater
The Epistemology of Poverty and the Poverty of Epistemology in IPE - Roger Tooze and Craig Murphy
Mystery, Blindness and Invisibility
Coxian Historicism as an Alternative Perspective in International Studies - James Mittelman
The Persistent Myth of Lost Hegemony - Susan Strange
International Institutions, Decolonization and Development - Craig Murphy and Enrico Augelli
Global Monitor - Rorden Wilkinson
The World Trade Organization
The State of Globalization - Martin Shaw
Towards a Theory of State Transformation
Engaging Gramsci - R Germain and Michael Kenny
International Relations Theory and the New Gramscians
The Historical Sociology of the State and the State of Historical Sociology in International Relations - John M Hobson
The Political Economy of Proximity - Chris May
Intellectual Property and the Global Division of Information Labour
Theorizing the International System - Steve Hobden
Perspectives from Historical Sociology
Civil Society at the Turn of the Millennium - Robert Cox
Prospects for an Alternative World Order
Commentary - Noam Chomsky
Moral Truisms, Empirical Evidence and Foreign Policy
Volume Four: Contemporary Reflexive Approaches in International Relations
The Geopolitics of Geopolitical Space - Richard K Ashley
Toward a Critical Social Theory of International Politics
On the Possibilities of World Order Discourse - R B J Walker
The Events of Discourse and the Ethics of Global Hospitality - Michael J Shapiro
'Conclusion: The Future of International Relations' in Rethinking International Relations - Fred Halliday
History Ends, Worlds Collide - Chris Brown
Gender Makes the World Go Round - Cynthia Enloe
Good Girls, Little Girls and Bad Girls - Cynthia Weber
Male Paranoia
Feminist Theories and International Relations - Jean Bethke Elshstain
Well, What Is the Feminist Perspective on Bosnia? - Marysia Zalewski
The Private Is Global - Jill Steans
Feminist Politics and Global Political Economy
The Yawning Vacuum - Rajni Kothari
A World without Alternatives
Textualizing the Self - Vivianne Jabri
Moral Agency in Intercultural Discourse
Constructing International Politics - Alexander Wendt
Virtuous War/Virtual Theory - James Der Derian
International Engagements - David Campbell
The Politics of North American International Relations Theory
After Post-Positivism - Heikki Patom[um]aki and Colin Wight
The Promise of Critical Realism
Empathetic Co-Operation - Christine Sylvester
A Feminist Method of IR
The Aesthetic Turn in International Political Theory - Roland Bleiker
Agents, Structures, Narratives - Hidemi Suganami
A New Triptych for International Relations in the 21st Century - Stephen Chan
Beyond Waltz and beyond Lacan's Antigone

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