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Metaphors in international relations theory

Author: Michael P Marks
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book offers a comprehensive analysis of metaphors in theories of international relations. Metaphors constitute a fundamental way in which humans understand the world around them. Until recently, conscious attention to metaphors in theories of international relations has been haphazard and sporadic. This book examines the metaphors that inform the major paradigms in international relations theory. Readers will  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Marks
ISBN: 9780230113213 0230113214
OCLC Number: 669752230
Description: 262 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Thoughts on metaphor --
The metaphorical context of international relations --
Contributions of metaphors to international relations theory --
Metaphors of power --
Metaphors of international security --
Game theory metaphors --
Metaphons and changing conceptions of international relations --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Michael P. Marks.

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