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Introduction to International Relations

Theories and Approaches

Fifth Edition

Robert Jackson and Georg Sørensen

Publication Date - February 2013

ISBN: 9780199694747

384 pages
Paperback
9.7 x 7.4 inches

In Stock

Retail Price to Students: $67.95

A highly accessible and systematic introduction to the principal theories in international relations

Description

Combining incisive and original analysis with numerous pedagogical features, Introduction to International Relations: Theories and Approaches, Fifth Edition, offers a highly readable and systematic introduction to the principal theories in international relations. Authors Robert Jackson and Georg Sørensen carefully explain how various theories organize and shape our view of the world, providing students with a perspective that integrates theory and practice.

Updated in light of current international events and ongoing debates in the subject, the fifth edition features:

* A new structure that guides students through developments in IR theory, from classical views to contemporary approaches and debates

* A new chapter on feminism, post-structuralism, and post-colonialism

* An updated Companion Website featuring resources for students (case studies, review questions, links, a flashcard glossary, and links to Oxford Scholarship Online) and text boxes from the book for instructors

Previous Publication Date(s)

April 2010
January 2007
March 2003

Table of Contents

    PART 1: STUDYING IR
    1. Why Study IR?
    2. IR as an Academic Subject
    PART 2: CLASSICAL THEORIES
    3. Realism
    4. Liberalism
    5. International Society
    6. International Political Economy: Classical Theories
    PART 3: CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES AND DEBATES
    7. International Political Economy: Contemporary Debates
    8. Social Constructivism
    9. Post-positivism in IR
    10. Foreign Policy
    PART 4: KEY ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY IR
    11. Key Issues in Contemporary IR

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