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Perspectives on international relations power, institutions, and ideas

Author: Henry R Nau
Publisher: Los Angeles SAGE 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4. edView all editions and formats
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Providing students with an even-handed presentation of realism, liberalism, constructivism and critical theory, this book expertly applies those perspectives in every chapter and trains students to  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry R Nau
ISBN: 9781452241487 1452241481 9781483312033 1483312038
OCLC Number: 935274028
Description: XXXIX, 485, 20, 10, 2, 17 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Why We Disagree About International Relations The Role of Perspectives, Levels of Analysis and Casual Arrows The Role of History Contemporary Foreign Policy Disputes: the 9/11 Attacks The Role of Methods Is One Perspective or Method Best? The Role of Judgement The Role of Ethics and Morality Summary Key Concepts Study QuestionsChapter 1: How to Think About International Relations: Perspectives and Levels of Analysis Prisoner's Dilemma The Realist Perspective The Liberal Perspective The Identity Perspective Critical Theory Perspectives Levels of Analysis Summary: Causes of World War I Key Concepts Study QuestionsPart I: Historical PatternsChapter 2: World War I: World on Fire Europe in 1914 Realist Explanations Liberal Explanations Identity Explanations Critical Theory Explanations Summary Key Concepts Study QuestionsChapter 3: World War II: Why Did War Happen Again? Causes of Madness Liberal Accounts Realist Accounts Identity Matters Critical Theory Perspective Summary Key Concepts Study QuestionsChapter 4: The Origins and End of the Cold War The Long Telegram Snapshot of the Cold War Realist Explanations of the Origins and End of the Cold War Identity Explanations of the Origins and End of the Cold War Liberal Explanations of the Origins and End of the Cold War Critical Theory Perspectives Summary Key Concepts Study QuestionsPart II: The Contemporary International SystemChapter 5: Realist Aspects of Today's World: Dominance, Balance of Power, and State Institutions American Dominance Counterbalancing Domestic Power Struggles State Institutions and Foreign Policy Summary Key Concepts Study QuestionsChapter 6: Liberal Aspects of Today's World: Collective Goods, International Negotiations, Institutions and Law Asia Economic Miracle Stable Governments/Unstable Region Sound Domestic Policies Latin America Sub-Saharan Africa Middle East and North America Environment Summary Key Concepts Study QuestionsChapter 10: Critical Theory Perspectives on Global Inequality, Imperialism, and Injustice Mainstream Perspectives A Critical Theory Perspective Colonialism and Imperialism Dependency World Systems Multinational Corporations and Exploitation of Labor Marginalized Minorities: Global Injustice Persisting Global Inequality Summary Key Concepts Study QuestionsConclusion: Applying Perspectives, Levels of Analysis and Causal Arrows: The Case of the Democratic Peace Evidence Explanations Summary Coda
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"Perspectives on IR is my preferred introduction to international relations textbook because it accomplishes the difficult task of wedding theory to practice without going overboard in either area. I Read more...

 
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