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Nicholson, Michael 1933-

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Works: 29 works in 188 publications in 5 languages and 3,467 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  History  Drama  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Translator
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Most widely held works by Michael Nicholson
International relations : a concise introduction by Michael Nicholson( Book )
43 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 660 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 )
14 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Rationality and the analysis of international conflict by Michael Nicholson( Book )
25 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 508 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 )
16 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Conflict analysis by Michael Nicholson( Book )
17 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 419 libraries worldwide
The scientific analysis of social behaviour : a defence of empiricism in social science by Michael Nicholson( Book )
18 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 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
Konfliktanalyse : Einführung in Probleme und Methoden by Michael Nicholson( Book )
8 editions published in 1973 in German and Undetermined and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The mortal danger by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A leading Soviet dissident speaks out on U.S.-Soviet relations
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. Conflicts between states: an analysis by Michael Banks( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Defines and discusses conflicts within and between states. Examines in particular communal conflict, the difference between communal and international conflict, the causes of war between states, and strategic studies and arms control
Formal methods of analysis in IR by Peter Bennett( Article )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
International relations a concise introduction by Michael Nicholson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 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
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
Cold War by Jeremy Isaacs( visu )
2 editions published between 1974 and 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
The epistemology of international relations by Michael Nicholson( Article )
1 edition published in 1994 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
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 (148)
German (6)
Italian (5)
Chinese (4)
Spanish (4)
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