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This cutting-edge textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to international relations theory. Arguing that theory is central to explaining the dynamics of world politics, it includes a wide variety of theoretical positions--from the historically dominant traditions to powerful critical voices since the 1980s. The editors have brought together a team of international contributors, each specializing in a different theory. The contributors explain the theoretical background to their positions before showing how and why their theories matter. The book opens up space for analysis and debate, allowing students to decide which theories they find most useful in explaining and understanding international relations.
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Dr Tim Dunne is a Reader in International Relations and Head of the Department of Politics at the University of Exeter. Dr Milya Kurki is a Teaching Fellow in Politics and International Relations in the Department of Politics at the University of Exeter. Professor Steve Smith is
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter, and Professor of International Studies in the Department of Politics at the University of Exeter.
Review from previous edition: "The best single volume comprehensive introduction to international relations theories that is striking as much for its clarity as for its sophistication."
--Amitav Acharya, American University, USA
"Top quality contributors provide diverse, accessible and comprehensive coverage across the spectrum of theoretical perspectives and debates, and make this an invaluable resource for students and teachers alike."
--Cynthia Enloe, Clark University, USA
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0199298335
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