Post Tagged with: "Waltz"

The Past, Present and Future of Realism

The Past, Present and Future of Realism

The inability of structural realist theories to shed light on international relations will continue as long as unipolarity ensues. Thus, new theories need to be developed.

Beyond Babylon? Teaching International Politics in the 21st Century

Beyond Babylon? Teaching International Politics in the 21st Century

IR students are rarely taught to apply reflexive perspectives to world politics – nor are they sensitized to non-American, non-Western, and female scholars’ perspectives.

The Politics of the Realist/Liberal Divide

The Politics of the Realist/Liberal Divide

Stephen Walt recently pointed out that realist academics tend to be solitary while liberals often collaborate and write jointly. However, he misses a crucial point that needs to be added to the discussion.

Kenneth Waltz: The Man Who Saved Realism

Kenneth Waltz: The Man Who Saved Realism

When Kenneth Waltz passed away International Relations lost one of its finest theorists. But, Waltz’s greatest legacy to IR was his revival – indeed, his resurrection – of realism.

Iran and the International Community: In the Shadow of Iraq

Iran and the International Community: In the Shadow of Iraq

The international community is struggling to contain the regional and international ramifications of the stand-off with Iran over its nuclear programme.

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