Post Tagged with: "Civilization"

Review – Thucydides on the Outbreak of War

Review – Thucydides on the Outbreak of War

Jaffe’s excellent and accessible book deals with the state of the art literature on realism and constructivism and challenges realist interpretations of Thucydides.

Reassessing the Expansion of the International Society

Reassessing the Expansion of the International Society

To enter European international society, a ‘standard’ of civilization had to be met, despite the fact that European states could not meet every aspect of this standard, in the evolving international society.

How Civilization Became a Course

How Civilization Became a Course

At the start of the course, I warn students that I am not responsible if they end up addicted to the game Civilization. One more turn is always necessary before shutting down for the day.

Norbert Elias, Process Sociology and International Relations

Norbert Elias, Process Sociology and International Relations

The influence of social theory on the study of IR has been profound in recent years. Norbert Elias was unusual amongst sociologists of his generation in placing IR at the centre of sociological analysis.

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