Through Alternative Lenses

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This book was designed as a companion to the theoretical text: Understanding International Relations: The Value of Alternative Lenses (UIR). UIR is primarily anchored on the concept of intellectual pluralism -- the use of multiple and competing lenses (perspectives) in explaining a single event. It is the purpose of this companion reader to further encourage the development of that skill.

This book also combines both supplemental material to be used in debating various issues as...

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Overview

This book was designed as a companion to the theoretical text: Understanding International Relations: The Value of Alternative Lenses (UIR). UIR is primarily anchored on the concept of intellectual pluralism -- the use of multiple and competing lenses (perspectives) in explaining a single event. It is the purpose of this companion reader to further encourage the development of that skill.

This book also combines both supplemental material to be used in debating various issues as well as providing additional theoretical material.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072946864
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 7/28/2003
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 259
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Foundations Block 1
Theories of Interstate and Intrastate War - Jack S. Levy
The Way We Live Now: Greens Peace - David Plotz
Part II. The International System
Anarchic Orders and Balances of Power - Kenneth N. Waltz
Present at the Creation - Bill Emmott
The Bretton Woods System: The System of International Trade - By Mark Amstutz
Financial Regime: The International Monetary Fund - John T. Rourke
The WTO and Invisible Government - Debi Barker and Jerry Mander
The Wrong Whipping Boy - David Vogel
Part III. Domestic Sources
10 Days in September: Inside The War Cabinet at Camp David, Advise And Dissent - Bob Woodward and Dan Balz
Democratic Transitions and War - Edward D. Mansfield and Jack Snyder
The Rise of Liberal Democracy - Fareed Zakaria
Part IV. Domestic-International Interaction
Recent Lessons of Development - Lawrence H. Summers and Vinod Thomas
Don't Neglect the Impoverished South - Robin Broad and John Cavanagh
The Clash of Civilizations? - Samuel P. Huntington
Jihad vs. McWorld - Benjamin R. Barber
The Clash - Joel Achenbach
Part V. What Role Should the US Play in International Politics?
Hegemonic Stability Theory, Regime Theory, Domestic Politics
What to do with American Primacy - Richard N. Haass
Come Home, America - Eugene Gholz, Daryl G. Press, and Harvey m. Sapolsky
The Bush Doctrine and War with Iraq - Jeffrey Record
The Mytilenian Debate - Thucides
The Rise of Ethnics in Foreign Policy: Reaching a Values Consensus - Leslie H. Gelband Justine A Rosenthal
Part VI. The War on Terrorism: How to Fight it?
Realist and Liberal Traditions
The Campaign against Terrorism: Finding the Right Mix of Foreign Policy - Ambassador Marshall F. McCallie
War Aims and War Termination - Dr. Stephen Biddle 195
The Struggle against Terrorism: Grand Strategy, Strategy, and Tactics - Barry R. Posen
Diplomacy and Domestic Politics: The Logic of Two-level Games - Robert D. Putnam
Part VII. References
The North Atlantic Treaty
Charter of the United Nations
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