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Nicholson, Michael 1933-

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Works: 31 works in 176 publications in 5 languages and 3,403 library holdings
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: JX1391, 327.101
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Most widely held works by Michael Nicholson
International relations : a concise introduction by Michael Nicholson( Book )
41 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 661 libraries worldwide
"Fully updated and revised, the second edition of International Relations: A Concise Introduction offers a clear and succinct overview of the forces that govern our world. Outlining key theories, traditional approaches, and controversies old and new, Michael Nicholson also importantly addresses the relationship and incongruities between abstract theories of International Relations and contemporary realities of the international system in an increasingly globalized post-Cold War world. As international players-from vast and immensely diverse conglomerate corporations to the UN, and a host of other non-state actors-increasingly influence the world agenda, the question begs itself whether states and their interactions should still comprise the exclusive, or even primary, focus of any study of international relations. Accordingly, Nicholson provides an overview of such pressing concerns as global warming, the growing disparities between rich and poor, the resurgence of ethnic and nationalist conflict, and the health of the environment, and how these affect international relations. He further examines the moral problems inherent in any discussion of international relations, including questions of international law, terrorism and freedom fighters, and human rights. Crucial to any introduction to the field, the book serves up a brief history of the last century, focusing on the legacies of imperialism and the accelerating pace of globalization"--Publisher description
Formal theories in international relations by Michael Nicholson( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Rationality and the analysis of international conflict by Michael Nicholson( Book )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
This book is both an exposition and a defence of a social scientific approach to conflict in international relations. Professor Nicholson addresses two central questions. To what extent can we usefully discuss behaviour in violent or potentially violent international conflict as rational? How do we formulate and test theories in international relations so that we can rationally believe in them? After outlining social scientific approaches to international relations, the author describes the problems of rational decision making in conflict situations. He shows how rationality is in many strategic situations hard to define and often leads to paradoxes such as the prisoners' dilemma. Psychological stress can further result in the distortion of decision processes in times of crisis. Professor Nicholson pays particular attention to such distortions and also analyses how unconscious motivation relates to the rational choice framework. In the following part, the author explores rational beliefs about the international system. He examines theories of arms races, alliances and the international problems of ecology. Here he is critical of the classical school of international relations for a lack of rigour in dealing with the problems of evidence and belief. Finally, he discusses the philosophy of science, policy and ethics. With its emphasis on social scientific approaches, theory building and testing--and above all its clarity and accessibility--Rationality and the analysis of international conflict provides students with a key to understanding the complex field of conflict analysis. This book will therefore be core reading for courses on international relations, and it will also be read by students and specialists of political science and economics
Oligopoly and conflict; a dynamic approach by Michael Nicholson( Book )
15 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Conflict analysis by Michael Nicholson( Book )
17 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 426 libraries worldwide
The scientific analysis of social behaviour : a defence of empiricism in social science by Michael Nicholson( Book )
17 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Causes and consequences in international relations : a conceptual study by Michael Nicholson( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
The mortal danger by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A leading Soviet dissident speaks out on U.S.-Soviet relations
Parliamentary elections in Britain by Michael Nicholson( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Language and communication : a rational choice analysis of the learning of second languages by Michael Nicholson( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Conflicts within states : an analysis, and, Conflicts between states, an analysis by Michael Banks( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Examines the nature of communal conflicts, for example, in Ulster and in Belgium. Discusses the differences between international and communal conflicts and lists the main causes of wars between states
Interdependent utility functions: implications for co-operation and conflict by Michael Nicholson( Article )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Conflicts within states : an analysis. Conflicts between states : an analysis. by Mike Banks( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A rational choice analysis of international organizations : how UNEP helped to bring about the Mediterranean Action Plan by Michael Nicholson( Article )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Conflict and communication ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Cold war ( visu )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Explores the origins of the Cold War, the growing menace of the atomic bomb, and the division in political ideology of the Western democracies and the Communist bloc
Formal methods of analysis in IR by Peter Bennett( Article )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Konfliktanalyse : Einführung in Probleme und Methoden by Michael Nicholson( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
The mortal danger : how misconceptions about Russia imperil the West by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( file )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Studies in International Relations by Michael Nicholson( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Beverley Nicholson, Michael 1933-2001
Nicholson Michael Beverley
Nicholson, Michael Beverley 1933-2001
Languages
English (142)
Italian (5)
Chinese (4)
Spanish (4)
German (1)
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