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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...

Balance of Power Theory

Steven E. Lobell

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Balance of Power Theory Introduction The balance of power is one of the oldest and most fundamental concepts in international relations theory...

Bargaining Theory of War

William Reed, Katherine Sawyer

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Bargaining Theory of War Introduction Much of the recent scholarship on international politics views conflict and cooperation arising from a b...

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 and Japan

Shogo Suzuki

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

China and Japan Introduction The bilateral relations of China and Japan are of significant importance to the international politics of East As...

China's Defense Policy

Roy Kamphausen

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

China’s Defense Policy Introduction China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is the armed force of the Chinese Communist Party of China, the rul...

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...