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International relations theories : discipline and diversity
Dunne, Timothy, 1965- editor.
2nd ed.
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xxiii, 365 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction, Steve Smith -- 1. International Relations and Social Science, Milja Kurki -- 2. Normative International Relations Theory (NEW), Toni Erskine -- 3. Classical Realism, Richard Ned Lebow -- 4. Structural Realism, John Mearsheimer -- 5. Liberalism, Bruce Russett -- 6. Neoliberalism, Jennifer Sterling-Folker -- 7. English School, Tim Dunne -- 8. Marxism and Critical Theory, Mark Rupert -- 9. Constructivism, Karin Fierke -- 10. Feminism, J. Ann Tickner -- 11. Poststructuralism, David Campbell -- 12. Postcolonialism, Siba Grovogui -- 13. Green Theory, Robyn Eckersley -- 14. Globalisation Theory, Colin Hay -- Conclusion, Ole Waever.


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Drawing on a wealth of expertise from an international team of contributors, the second edition of International Relations Theory presents a diverse selection of theoretical positions, from historically dominant traditions through to powerful critical voices since the 1980s. Each chapterexplains the theoretical background to the position taken, and outlines how and why the theories are relevant. Students are encouraged to analyse and debate the issues presented in the text before deciding which of the theories they believe to be most useful when explaining and understandinginternational relations.The text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre providing additional resources for lecturers and students.Lecturer resources:* PowerPoint slides* Figures and tables from the textbookStudent resources:* Web links* Flashcard glossary* Revision guide

Table of Contents

IntroductionSteve Smith
1 International Relations and Social ScienceMilja Kurki
2 Normative International Relations Theory (NEW)Toni Erskine
3 Classical RealismRichard Ned Lebow
4 Structural RealismJohn Mearsheimer
5 LiberalismBruce Russett
6 NeoliberalismJennifer Sterling-Folker
7 English SchoolTim Dunne
8 Marxism and Critical TheoryMark Rupert
9 ConstructivismKarin Fierke
10 FeminismJ. Ann Tickner
11 PoststructuralismDavid Campbell
12 PostcolonialismSiba Grovogui
13 Green TheoryRobyn Eckersley
14 Globalisation TheoryColin Hay
ConclusionOle Waever