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Academic Theories of International Relations Since 1945

Nick Rengger

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Academic Theories of International Relations Since 1945 Introduction This entry discusses the dominant academic theories of international relat...

Alliances

Christopher Seely

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Alliances Introduction Rulers and national leaders have used political alliances for many different reasons. Military alliances may serve as a de...

Arab-Israeli Wars, 1967-1973, The

Uri Bar-Joseph

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

The Arab-Israeli Wars, 1967–1973 Introduction The seven-year period between May 1967, when the crisis that led to the Six Day War erupted, and...

Arab-Israeli Wars, The

Avi Kober

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

The Arab-Israeli Wars Introduction In the post–World War II era, during which some 80 percent of the conflicts were of a low-intensity nature ...

Arms Control

William Keylor

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Arms Control Introduction In the history of warfare, periodic and usually unsuccessful efforts have been made to establish rules of war that would p...

Arms Races

David Atkinson

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Arms Races Introduction Arms races are an abiding feature of international relations. Despite the subject’s apparent straightforwardness, however...

Battle

Cathal Nolan

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Battle Introduction Much literature on war details battles and campaigns. Quality varies from compilations of précis to full-length books on “dec...

China's Foreign Policy

Zhiqun Zhu

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

China’s Foreign Policy Introduction Since the late 20th century, China has been transforming itself from an isolated and backward agrarian soc...

Civil Society in the European Union

Debora Spini

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Civil Society in the European Union Introduction The European Union (EU) is the most important if not the only example of a postnational polit...

Cold War, The

David Atkinson

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

The Cold War Introduction The term “Cold War” refers to the period of Soviet-American antagonism that dominated the international system from app...

Colonialism

Christopher LaMonica

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Colonialism Introduction The term colonialism refers to a process of domination of one group (the colonizing metropole or core) over another (a c...

Conflict Management

Benita Sumita

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Conflict Management Introduction Any attempt to define conflict management is not an easy feat. It is a dynamic concept with blurry boundaries. I...

Constructivism

Jonathan Cristol

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Constructivism Introduction Constructivist theory emerged in the mid-1990s as a serious challenge to the dominant realist and liberal theoretical...

Counterinsurgency

Ivan Arreguín-Toft

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Counterinsurgency Introduction As suggested by its name, “counterinsurgency” is defined as a set of strategies and practices intended to halt i...

Criminal Law, International

Claire de Than

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

International Criminal Law ...

Critical Theory of International Relations

Steven C. Roach

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Critical Theory of International Relations Introduction Max Horkheimer, one of the founders of the Frankfurt Institute of Social Research esta...

Demobilization, Post World War I

Adam R. Seipp

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Post–World War I Demobilization Introduction The end of war is not an event, but a process. Historians know a great deal about how societies m...

Democracy in World Politics

Andrea Ribeiro-Hoffmann

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Democracy in World Politics Introduction The relation between democracy and world politics is manifold. At the conceptual level, a number of sc...

Deterrence Theory

Frank C. Zagare

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Deterrence Theory Introduction Deterrence theory refers broadly to a body of academic work that came to dominate the security studies litera...

Development

Christopher LaMonica

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Development Introduction When the term “development” first became popular in the field of international relations, in the 1950s, there was les...