Neorealism and Its Critics

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Columbia University Press, 1986 - Political Science - 378 pages
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Sparked by Kenneth Waltz's Theory of International Relations, this classic text is a summary of current thinking on neorealism, a revival of the tradition that emphasizes state power struggles in world affairs. With contributions by John Ruggie, Robert Cox, Richard Ashley, and Robert Gilpin, the book also includes an introductory essay by Keohane and a concluding chapter by Waltz.

 

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Contents

Laws and Theories
27
Reductionist and Systemic
47
Political Structures
70
Anarchic Orders and Balances
98
Continuity and Transformation
131
Theory of World Politics
158
Social Forces States and World
204
The Poverty of Neorealism
255
Political Realism
301
Reflections on Theory of International
322
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Robert O. Keohane is Professor of Government at Harvard University. He is author of After Hegemony: Cooperation and Discord in the World Political Economy and coauthor (with Joseph S. Nye) of Power and Interdependence: World Politics in Transition (1997).

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