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Entropy Versus Thought Traditions: IR Theory Isn’t Dead Yet

Entropy Versus Thought Traditions: IR Theory Isn’t Dead Yet

Despite evidence to the contrary, IR Theory is enjoying a renaissance in novel and dynamic ideas that will keep theorists entertained and debating for years to come.

The Paradox of Path Dependence: The Problem of Teleology in International Theory

The Paradox of Path Dependence: The Problem of Teleology in International Theory

While path dependence tells us why institutions remain stable, the complexity of social life makes it difficult to predict random developments.

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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