International Relations (Critical Concepts in Political Science)

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9780415201377: International Relations (Critical Concepts in Political Science)
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Comprising more than 80 influential papers published in the 20th century, this set is the most comprehensive guide to appear to date. It is an indispensible research tool for students in upper level undergraduate programmes and taught postgraduate students. Researchers will also find it invaluable to have key essays in the development of international relations theory brought together in these volumes.
The set gathers together essential papers from recent years, alongside classic studies from earlier periods. Organised into ten main areas, the themes covered include:
* the nature and purpose of international theory
* realism and idealism
* scientific approaches
* approaches to international cooperation
* the liberal democratic peace
* Marxism
* historical sociology
* critical theory
* political theory and International Relations
* normative approaches to world order
A substantial new index and Linklater's new introduction make this an invaluable research tool.

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The leading figures behind the establishment of the academic study of international relations at the end of the First World War argued for a new discipline that would promote world peace. The Second World War and superpower rivalry ensured that this topic remained at the heart of international relations. Today the international community is faced with questions of how to respond to human rights atrocities in civil conflicts, the plight of refugees, the fair distribution of the world's wealth and the management of the global environment. This collection examines the theoretical dimension of international relations. It gathers together important papers from recent years, alongside classic studies from earlier periods. Organised into ten main areas, the themes covered include: the nature and purpose of international theory realism and idealism scientific approaches approaches to international co-operation the liberal democratic peace Marxism historical sociology critical theory political theory and international relations normative approaches to world order A substantial new index makes this an invaluable research tool.

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Published by Routledge 2000-09-28 (2000)
ISBN 10: 0415201373 ISBN 13: 9780415201377
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