International Relations Theory: A Critical Introduction by Cynthia Weber

By Cynthia Weber

The fourth version of this cutting edge textbook introduces scholars to the most theories in diplomacy. It explains and analyzes each one concept, permitting scholars to appreciate and significantly have interaction with the myths and assumptions at the back of them. each one idea is illustrated utilizing the instance of a well-liked film.

Key gains of this textbook contain:

  • Discussion of all of the major theories: realism and neo-realism, idealism and neo-idealism, liberalism, constructivism, postmodernism, gender, globalization, environmentalism, anarchism

  • A new bankruptcy on anarchism, debt and the Occupy circulation together with use of the movie, The starvation Games

  • New bankruptcy brings the textbook modern with reflections at the 2008 worldwide monetary trouble and reactions to it via concentrating on the parable this obstacle generated, ‘We are the 99%’

  • Innovative use of narratives from movies that scholars might be conversant in: Lord of the Flies, Independence Day, Wag the puppy, deadly allure, The Truman express, East is East, keepsake, WALL-E and The starvation Games

  • Accessible and interesting writing sort that is well-illustrated with movie stills in every one bankruptcy, boxed key options and courses to extra interpreting.

This leap forward textbook has been designed to solve the complexities of diplomacy conception in a fashion that provides scholars a clearer inspiration of the way the theories paintings, and of the myths linked to them.

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