Post Tagged with: "Social Constructivism"

Taming the ‘Wild West’: The Role of International Norms in Cyberspace

Taming the ‘Wild West’: The Role of International Norms in Cyberspace

An social constructivist analysis of emergent cyber-security norms illustrates the process of norm construction in the international security realm.

Online Resources – Constructivism

Online Resources – Constructivism

A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, the International Relations theory of constructivism.

Norms and the Securitisation of Infectious Diseases

Norms and the Securitisation of Infectious Diseases

The emergence and socialisation of the norm of responding to health threats as security threats has reshaped and expanded the global security agenda.

International Regimes and the Just War Tradition

International Regimes and the Just War Tradition

Conceiving of the just war tradition as a security regime may offer insights that scholars could find interesting, particularly from Grotian, social constructivist, and critical theory perspectives.

The Relevance of Constructivism to Foreign Policy Analysis

The Relevance of Constructivism to Foreign Policy Analysis

For a long while, no logical connection was developed between the major IR theories and the study of FPA.The relationship can be investigated in three ways: through the role actors and bureaucracies play in shaping foreign policy, the process of decision-making, and the effect of international system on the conduct of foreign policy.

The Thrust of Wendtian Constructivism

The Thrust of Wendtian Constructivism

Despite being a state-centrist scholar of international politics, Wendt criticizes neorealists and neoliberals for reifying the structure of states system and taking for granted its ontological and ideational properties, which precludes us from considering and assessing the potentials for structural and institutional change.

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