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  2. Week 1 International Relations as a Discipline 14 items
    1. Required Readings 2 items
      1. Introduction: Diversity and Disciplinarity in International Relations, IN: International relations theories: discipline and diversity - S. Smith

        Chapter Essential Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module ICCPP21

    2. Additional readings 12 items
      1. Must international studies be a science? - Patrick Thaddeus Jackson 06/2015

        Article Recommended

      2. After Postpositivism? The Promises of Critical Realism - Heikki Patomaki, Colin Wight 06/2000

        Article Recommended

      3. Explaining and understanding international relations - Martin Hollis, Steve Smith 1991

        Book Recommended

      4. Peace and war: a theory of international relations - Raymond Aron 1981,c1966

        Book Recommended Introduction.

  3. Week 2 Theory and the International 16 items
    1. Required Readings 2 items
      1. Chapter 1: International relations and social science, IN: International relations theories: discipline and diversity - M. Kurki, C. Wight

        Chapter Essential Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module ICCPP21

      2. Must International Studies Be a Science? - Patrick Thaddeus Jackson 06/2015

        Article Essential

    2. Additional readings 14 items
      1. The restructuring of international relations theory - Mark A. Neufeld 1995

        Book Recommended Currently unavailable

      2. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2013

        Book Recommended Introduction, pp 1-27

      3. International relations scholarship around the world - Arlene B. Tickner, Ole Wµver 2009

        Book Recommended Introduction 1-31 Conclusion pp 328-241

      4. Thinking theory thoroughly IN International relations theory: realism, pluralism, globalism - Paul R. Viotti, Mark V. Kauppi, James N. Rosenau 1993

        Chapter Recommended

  4. Week 3 Neo/Realism 36 items
    1. Required Readings 3 items
    2. Additional readings - Classical Realism 12 items
      1. Brother Can You Spare a Paradigm? (Or Was Anybody Ever a Realist?) - Peter D. Feaver, Gunther Hellman, Randall L. Schweller, Jeffery W. Taliaferro, William C. Wohlforth, Jeffery W. Lergo and Andrew Moravcsik 2000

        Article Recommended

      2. Revisiting Realism and the Balance of Power IN Rethinking realism in international relations - Richard Little 2009

        Chapter Recommended pp 21-45. Currently unavailable

      3. Conclusion: Ways forward IN Rethinking realism in international relations - Annette Freyberg-Inan 2009

        Chapter Recommended pp 253-264.

      4. If lost, read:

      5. Or read:

      6. International relations theory: realism, pluralism, globalism - Paul R. Viotti, Mark V. Kauppi 1993

        Book Recommended pp 55-99

    3. Additional readings - Structural (Neo) Realism 21 items
      1. Theory of international politics - Kenneth Neal Waltz 1979

        Book Recommended

      2. War and the State - R. Harrison Wagner August 31, 2007 (Hardcover)

        Book Recommended pp 1-52

      3. A logic of systems IN Systems thinking: selected readings - A. Angyal 1969

        Chapter Recommended pp 10-27

      4. The logic of anarchy: neorealism to structural realism - Barry Buzan, Charles A. Jones, Richard Little c1993

        Book Recommended

      5. Horses for courses: Why nor neorealist theories of foreign policy? - Colin Elman 1996

        Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module ICCPP21

      6. History vs. Neo-realism: A Second Look - Colin Elman, Miriam Fendius Elman, Paul W. Schroeder 1995

        Article Recommended

      7. Modern Systems Research for the Behavioral Scientist; A Sourcebook. - Walter Buckley 1968

        Book Recommended Currently unavailable.

      8. History vs. Neo-realism: A Second Look - Colin Elman, Miriam Fendius Elman, Paul W. Schroeder 1995

        Article Recommended

      9. Neorealism’s Status Quo Bias: What Security Dilemma? IN Realism: restatements and renewal - Benjamin Frankel, Tony Kushner, ebrary, Inc 1992 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      10. Process Variables in Neorealist Theory IN Realism: restatements and renewal - Benjamin Frankel, Tony Kushner, ebrary, Inc 1992 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      11. General System Theory: Foundations, Development, Applications 5 Aug. 2015

        Book Recommended Currently unavailable

      12. Evaluating Theories - Kenneth N. Waltz 1997

        Article Recommended

  5. Week 4 Liberal Institutionalism 16 items
    1. Required Readings 3 items
      1. Taking Preferences Seriously: A Liberal Theory of International Politics: Erratum - Andrew Moravcsik 12/1998

        Article Essential Erratum to previous article: Taking Preferences Seriously: A Liberal Theory of International Politics

    2. Additional readings 13 items
      1. If lost, read:

      2. Grasping the democratic peace: principles for a post-Cold War world - Bruce M. Russett, ebrary, Inc c1993 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      3. Political community and the North Atlantic area - Karl Wolfgang Deutsch 1969

        Book Recommended

      4. Governance without government 1992

        Book Recommended Currently unavailable.

      5. Liberalism and World Politics - Michael W. Doyle 1986

        Article Recommended

      6. Power and Interdependence revisited - Robert O. Keohane, Joseph S. Nye 1987-9

        Article Recommended

  6. Week 5 Social Constructivism 20 items
    1. Required Readings 2 items
    2. Additional readings 18 items
      1. International relations theories: discipline and diversity (2016)

        Book Essential Chapter 9: ‘Constructivism,’ Karin M. Fierke

      2. International Norm Dynamics and Political Change - Martha Finnemore, Kathryn Sikkink 1998

        Article Recommended

      3. Seizing the Middle Ground: Constructivism in World Politics - Emanuel Adler 1997

        Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module ICCPP21

      4. Ideas and foreign policy: beliefs, institutions, and political change - Judith Goldstein, Robert O. Keohane 1993

        Book Recommended

      5. Realist Constructivism - J. Samuel Barkin 2003

        Article Recommended

      6. Social construction of international politics: identities & foreign policies, Moscow, 1955 and 1999 - Ted Hopf, American Council of Learned Societies 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

  7. Week 6 Frankfurt School Critical Theory 29 items
    1. Required Readings 2 items
      1. International relations theories: discipline and diversity (2016)

        Book Essential Chapter 8: ‘Critical Theory,’ Steven M Roach

    2. Key Readings 7 items
      1. Theory and praxis in international relations: Habermas, self-reflection, rational argumentation’ - Jurgen Haacke 1996

        Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module ICCPP21

      2. Democratizing global politics: discourse norms, international regimes, and political community - Rodger A. Payne, Nayef H. Samhat, ebrary, Inc c2004 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Chapter 1: Critical Theory, Habermas and International Relations, 9-25.

      3. Social forces, states and world orders: beyond international relations theory - Robert W. Cox 1981

        Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module ICCPP21

    3. Additional Reading 20 items
      1. The culture of national security: norms and identity in world politics - Peter J. Katzenstein, Social Science Research Council (U.S.). Committee on International Peace & Security c1996

        Book Recommended

      2. International theory: positivism and beyond 1996

        Book Recommended Read: Andrew Linklater, ‘The Achievements of Critical Theory,’ pp. 279-298.

      3. Critical theory and world politics 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      4. Security, strategy, and critical theory - Richard Wyn Jones 1999

        Book Recommended

      5. A useful dialogue? Habermas and International Relations - Thomas Diez, Jill Steans 2005-1

        Article Recommended (Introduction to RIS Forum on Habermas and IR)

      6. Men and citizens in the theory of international relations - Andrew Linklater, London School of Economics and Political Science 1990

        Book Recommended

      7. Conversations in International Relations: Interview with Andrew Linklater - Richard Devetak, Sebastian Kaempf, Martin Weber 12/2013

        Article Recommended

      8. Critical theory: selected essays - Max Horkheimer, Matthew J. O'Connell 1982

        Book Essential esp. 188-243.

      9. Critical Theory: Selected Essays - Max Horkheimer 1975 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended esp. 188-243.

      10. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read: Richard Devetak, ‘Critical Theory, chapter 7, pp. 162-186

      11. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2013

        Book Recommended Read: Richard Devetak, ‘Critical Theory, chapter 7, pp. 162-186

  8. Week 7 Post-structuralism 21 items
    1. Required Reading 2 items
      1. International relations theories: discipline and diversity (2016)

        Book Essential Chapter 11: ‘Poststructuralism'

    2. Key reading 4 items
      1. Foucault and International Relations Theory, IN: The impact of Michel Foucault on the social sciences and humanities - K. Hutchings

        Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module ICCPP21

    3. Additional Reading 15 items
      1. Writing security: United States foreign policy and the politics of identity - David Campbell, ebrary, Inc c1998 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      2. Imperial encounters: the politics of representation in North-South relations - Roxanne Lynn Doty, ebrary, Inc c1996 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      3. Encountering development: the making and unmaking of the Third World - Arturo Escobar, American Council of Learned Societies 2012, c1995 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      4. Strategic studies and world order - Bradley S. Klein c1994

        Book Recommended

      5. Governing the global polity: practice, mentality, rationality - Iver B. Neumann, Ole Jacob Sending, ebrary, Inc c2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

  9. Week 8 Post-Colonial Theory 17 items
    1. Required Reading 2 items
      1. International relations theories: discipline and diversity (2016)

        Book Essential Chapter 12: Postcolonialism, Shampa Biswas

    2. Key Reading 1 item
    3. Additional Reading 14 items
      1. Lust/Caution in IR: Democratising World Politics with Culture as a Method - Boyu Chen, Ching-Chane Hwang, L.H.M. Ling 05/2009

        Article Recommended

      2. The politics of the global - Himadeep Muppidi, ebrary, Inc c2004 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      3. International relations and the problem of difference - Naeem Inayatullah, David L. Blaney c[2004 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      4. The Project of Modernity and International Relations Theory, - Richard Devetak 1995

        Article Recommended Print

      5. International relations theories: discipline and diversity (2016)

        Book Recommended Siba N. Grovogui, ‘Postcolonialism’ pp. 238- 256.

      6. The postcolonial moment in security studies - Tarak Barkawi, Mark Laffey 2006-4

        Article Recommended

  10. Week 9 Feminism and Gender Theory 19 items
    1. Required Reading 2 items
      1. International relations theories: discipline and diversity (2016)

        Book Essential Chapter 10: ‘Feminism,’ Ann Tickner, and Laura Sjoberg

      2. Good Girls, Little Girls, and Bad Girls: Male Paranoia in Robert Keohane's Critique of Feminist International Relations - Cynthia Weber 1994

        Article Essential Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module ICCPP21

    2. Key Reading 4 items
      1. Rethinking the man question: sex, gender and violence in international relations - Jane L. Parpart, Marysia Zalewski, ebrary, Inc c2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Marysia Zalewski and Jane Parpart, ‘Introduction: Rethinking the Man Question’, pp. 1-22.

      2. Feminism without borders: decolonizing theory, practicing solidarity - Chandra Talpade Mohanty 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Chandra Talpade Mohanty, ‘Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses’, pp.17-42.

    3. Additional Reading 13 items
      1. Feminist methodologies for international relations - Brooke A. Ackerly, Maria Stern, Jacqui True, ebrary, Inc 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      2. Feminists Theorize International Political Economy. - Bedford, Kate1Rai, Shirin M.2 2010

        Article Recommended

      3. Feminist international relations: an unfinished journey - Christine Sylvester 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

  11. Week 10 Marxism 21 items
    1. Required Reading 2 items
      1. International relations theories: discipline and diversity (2016)

        Book Essential Chapter 7: Marxism, Mark Rupert ), pp. 195-212.

    2. Key Reading 4 items
      1. Critical companion to contemporary Marxism 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Frederick Guillaume Dufour, ‘Historical Materialism and International Relations’, chapter 24, 452-70

      2. Marxism, IN: The Oxford handbook of international relations - B. Teschke

        Chapter Essential Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module ICCPP21

      3. Historical materialism and globalization 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Hannes Lacher, ‘Making Sense of the International System: The Promises and Pitfalls of Contemporary Marxist Theories of International Relations’, pp. 147-64.

      4. Gramsci, hegemony, and international relations: an essay in method (1983) - Robert W. Cox

        Article Essential Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module ICCPP21

    3. Additional Reading 15 items
      1. Critical theory and international relations: a reader c2008

        Book Recommended Part II: Historical Materialism

      2. Geopolitics - Benno Teschke 01/03/2006

        Article Optional

      3. International theory: positivism and beyond 1996

        Book Recommended Immanuel Wallerstein, ‘The Inter-State Structure of the Modern World System,’ pp. 87-107’

      4. The Brenner-Wallerstein Debate - Robert A. Denemark, Kenneth P. Thomas 03/1988

        Article Recommended

      5. Social Forces, States and World Orders: Beyond International Relations Theory - Robert Cox 1981

        Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module ICCPP21

      6. The changing ‘logics’ of capitalist competition - Benno Teschke, Hannes Lacher 12/2007

        Article Recommended

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