Neo-rationalism describes a third approach to the teaching of IR that combines the most positive elements of “rationalism” and current paradigmatic approaches.
International Theory (students)
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While some of Arendt’s description of power and violence are undoubtedly relevant, the same themes and actions are found elsewhere in the study of contemporary conflict.
With force employed as primary resort in international politics, how does the structural liberal argument of overcoming anarchy apply?
A constructivist approach through discourse analysis as described by Lene Hansen highlights essential and previously neglected dynamics of the Spratly Islands dispute.
Accounts of gay marriage that appeal to nonpublic reasons (and therefore are of the perfectionist kind) should not be pursued.
The manifold and multiplex essence attached to reality calls for an anti-foundational analysis of the “truths” upheld in international theory.
While some view the Bali Package as a much needed life-line for the WTO, critics note that the agreement papers over the tough issues that the WTO will face later on.
The ontological shift in policy configuration mirrors the adaptive character of the liberal order and its ability to expand its domination over individual.
Chabal and Daloz argue that neopatrimonialism is central to African politics, the political culture of Africa being inherently different to that of the Western states.
While nuclear disarmament is a technical possibility, the deterrence logic behind such weapons makes their relinquishment a near impossibility.
When adding up the potential benefits and impediments, Iran will unlikely upgrade its current civilian nuclear programme to a military nuclear weapons programme.
This is an exciting time for the entirety of human civilization, it is important for all parties in the planning of the forthcoming human expansion into outer space.