Артикул:00-00005156 Автор:CXhris Brown & Kirsten Ainley Издательство:Macmillan (все книги издательства)
ISBN:978-0-230-21311-1 Год:2009 Переплет:Мягкая обложка Страниц:322
This book is an introduction to the discipline of International Relations; 'International Relations'.
Contents Preface to the Fourth Edition List of Abbreviations 1 Introduction: Defining International Relations Perspectives and theories Conclusion 2 The Development of International Relations Theory in the Twentieth Century Introduction Liberal internationalism and the origins of the discipline The 'realist' critique of liberal internationalism The post-war synthesis International Relations and the behavioural sciences Challenges to the realist synthesis Pluralism and complex interdependence 3 International Relations Theory Today Introduction: rational choice theory and its critics From realism to neorealism From neorealism to liberal institutionalism Constructivism and the 'English School' Critical, poststructuralist and 'postmodern' international thought Conclusion 4 Agency, Structure and the State Introduction The agent-structure problem and levels of analysis The state and International Relations Foreign and domestic policy: agency within the state Conclusion: from foreign policy to power 5 Power and Security Introduction: statecraft, influence and power Dimensions of power Power, fear and insecurity Conclusion: managing insecurity 6 The Balance of Power and War Introduction The balance of power The political conception of war War in the twentieth century Conclusion: the end of state-centric International Relations? 7 Global Governance Introduction: sovereignty, anarchy and global governance Functionalism Integration theory, federalism and neofunctionalism Global economic institutions: Bretton Woods and after International regimes and regime theory Global governance and (collective) security 8 The Global Economy Introduction The growth of the world economy Problems and perspectives Structuralism The new global economy The end of the South? 9 Globalization Introduction A new economy? Neoliberalism and its critics New global problems - 'Westfailure' and the environment Global civil society? 10 The International Politics of Identity Introduction Politics in industrial societies Identity politics post-1989 Globalization and postindustrial society Democracy promotion, Asian values and the 'clash of civilizations' Pluralism and international society Conclusion 11 International Relations and the Individual: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and Humanitarian War Introduction Universal human rights Rights and international law Humanitarian intervention Conclusions 12 The Shape of Things to Come Introduction A return to multipolarity? Crisis in the global economy Bad times, good times Bibliography Index