Post Tagged with: "Constructivism"

Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

Richard Ned Lebow discusses his ‘dinner party’ with Mozart, reflects on the key events that shaped his life, and explains what distinguishes his theory of constructivism.

Review – Religion and the Realist Tradition

Review – Religion and the Realist Tradition

While assessing how realism addresses religious issues in world politics, this collection also explores the role of religion in the intellectual development of IR theory.

Interview – Fawaz A. Gerges

Interview – Fawaz A. Gerges

Professor Gerges discusses Islam and nationalism, the way the Muslim Brotherhood contributed to radicalisation, and explains grassroots activism after the Arab Spring.

Review – Disease Diplomacy: International Norms and Global Health Security

Review – Disease Diplomacy: International Norms and Global Health Security

A fascinating account of changes in the International Health Regulations, this volume will surely become a key text in the growing field of health diplomacy studies.

The Constitution, De-Constitution, and Reconstitution of International Society

The Constitution, De-Constitution, and Reconstitution of International Society

If the object of persuasion is not singular and universal, but rather a plurality of sovereigns, then effecting international change becomes a more complex and political.

Review – The Long Peace of East Asia

Review – The Long Peace of East Asia

Although Kivimäki neglects regional interaction his book is a must-read for any student of East Asia, because it masterfully combines data with theoretical insight.

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Interview – Nicholas Onuf

Professor Onuf discusses the professionalization of scholarship, the influence of his book ‘World of Our Making,’ and the top ten tips for flourishing in academia.

Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

In this interview, Professor Lebow discusses his intellectual development, the concept of identity in IR, the drivers of conflict, and his latest research.

The Fallacy of the Realist-Constructivist Dichotomy: A Rejoinder to Robert Murray

The Fallacy of the Realist-Constructivist Dichotomy: A Rejoinder to Robert Murray

Realism is not dead, but it is as problematic to treat the theory as IR’s “core set of ideas” as it is a fallacy to treat constructivism as a recognizable, distinct, and competing theory.

Review – Constructivism in Practical Philosophy

Review – Constructivism in Practical Philosophy

In political theory, constructivism is probably best known from the work of John Rawls. The twelve essays included in Lenman and Shemmer’s new book show how far this provocative doctrine has been developed in recent years.

The IR Theory Game

The IR Theory Game

Students usually find theory the part of courses they enjoy least. The challenge, then, is to make theory accessible, to give the students something to do, rather than just something to listen to.

IR ♥ ID

IR ♥ ID

The proliferation of IR works dealing with identity has led some to charge that the concept has become devoid of analytical meaning. This view is mistaken. Concepts needn’t be overly coordinated in order to be useful.

Norms, Epistemic Communities and the Global Cyber Security Assemblage

Norms, Epistemic Communities and the Global Cyber Security Assemblage

As norms begin to develop in the cybersecurity field, a multitude of actors are competing to shape them according to their own interests and values. How this power struggle plays out is of great importance to the future of global cyberspace.

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