Post Tagged with: "English School"

Review – Martin Wight on Fortune and Irony in Politics

Review – Martin Wight on Fortune and Irony in Politics

This title offers a new and interesting contribution, not only for the English school, but also for the entire discipline of International Relations.

Review – Ethics, Diversity and World Politics: Saving Pluralism From Itself

Review – Ethics, Diversity and World Politics: Saving Pluralism From Itself

John Williams provides essential insights for anyone with interest in ethical pluralism in contemporary politics, and sets the agenda for future research in this field.

International Relations Theory

International Relations Theory

The approaches in IR theory each possess a legitimate, yet different, view. They offer a means by which to attempt to understand a complex and frequently changing world.

Statue od Hugo de Groot before the new Church in delft, Holland

Online Resources – the English School

A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, the English School of International Relations.

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Various non-governmental agencies are identifying the sins of the world while leaving to the states the managerial task of actually addressing the problems.

Translation and Interpretation: The English School and IR Theory in China

Translation and Interpretation: The English School and IR Theory in China

IR theory in the West has become parochial and stale. Therefore, it may need Chinese scholarship at least as much as the reverse is true.

The English School and Humanitarian Intervention

The English School and Humanitarian Intervention

Pragmatic humanitarian intervention is an attempt to ensure that R2P is aligned with a traditional pluralist conception of how key international institutions work.

Pluralism and International Society

Pluralism and International Society

One of the distinguishing characteristics of international society is its attention to a plurality of states operating within a mutually recognised society.

Moral Responsibility in International Relations: The US Response to Rwanda

Moral Responsibility in International Relations: The US Response to Rwanda

With the evolution of solidarism in the English School, new complexities associated with the concept of moral responsibility are revealed at the state level.

Interpreting Diplomacy: The Approach of the Early English School

Interpreting Diplomacy: The Approach of the Early English School

Abandoning interpretivism has paid dividends for the English School. Yet, it continues to be dogged by criticism that it is complacent when it comes to matters of method.

Pluralism, the English School and the Challenge of Normative Theory

Pluralism, the English School and the Challenge of Normative Theory

English School pluralism does not deserve its current reputation as a statist, conservative and declining facet of the English School project.

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