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Realism and the balancing of power : a new debate

Author: John A Vasquez; Colin Elman
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 2003. ©2003
Series: Prentice Hall studies in international relations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores all aspects of an important scholarly debate that has widespread implications for the political world, including the making of foreign policy--i.e.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John A Vasquez; Colin Elman
ISBN: 0130908665 9780130908667
OCLC Number: 50646043
Description: xxii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : appraising balance of power theory / Colin Elman --
The realist paradigm and degenerative versus progressive research programs : an appraisal of neotraditional research on Waltz's balancing proposition / John Vasquez --
Evaluating theories / Kenneth N. Waltz --
The progressive power of realism / Stephen M. Walt --
Progressive research on degenerate alliances / Thomas J. Christensen and Jack Snyder --
New realist research on alliances : refining, not refuting, Waltz's balancing proposition / Randall Schweller --
Lakatos and neorealism : a reply to Vasquez / Colin Elman and Miriam Fendius Elman --
The new debate on balancing power : a reply to my critics / John Vasquez --
Why realism does not work well for international history (whether or not it represents a degenerate IR research strategy) / Paul W. Schroeder --
Balances and balancing : concepts, propositions, and research design / Jack S. Levy --
Is there a balance of power? / Richard Rosecrance --
Neorealism's logic and evidence : when is a theory falsified? / Bruce Bueno de Mesquita --
Paradoxical functions of international alliances : does regime type make a difference? / Zeev Maoz --
Alliances, balances of threat, and neorealism : the accidental coup / Michael Barnett --
Measuring power--and the power of theories / William C. Wohlforth --
The natural and necessary evolution of structural realism / Charles L. Glaser --
Closing dialogue / Colin Elman and John Vasquez.
Series Title: Prentice Hall studies in international relations.
Responsibility: John A. Vasquez, Colin Elman.

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