Classics of International Relations

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John A. Vasquez
Prentice Hall, 1996 - Political Science - 411 pages
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I Morality and Politics
1 Realism
The Melian Dialogue, Thucydides
From The Prince Niccoli Machiavelli
The War and American Churches Reinhold Niebuhr
Political Power: A Realist Theory of International Politics Hans J. Morgenthau
Diplomacy in the Modern World George F. Kennan
2 Just War and Idealism. Of War Thomas Aquinas
The World Must Be Made Safe for Democracy; The Fourteen Points Woodrow Wilson
3 The Radical Critique
Patriotism and Government; Patriotism and Christianity Leo Tolstoy
Means and Ends; Passive Resistance; The Atom Bomb America and Japan and Mohandas K. Gandhi
Vietnam: Setting the Moral Equation Howard Zinn
II Debates over Methods and Theory
4 Defining International Relations Inquiry
Long Range Research in International Relations Harold Guetzkow
International Theory: The Case for a Classical Approach Hedley Bull
The Incompleat Theorist: Insight Without Evidence J. David Singer
The Third Debate: On the Prospects of International Theory in a Post-Positivist Era Yosef Lapid
Speaking the Language of Exile: Dissident Thought in International Studies Richard K. Ashley and R.B.J. Walker
5 Challenging the Realist Paradigm
International Relations or World Society? John Burton
Coloring It Morgenthau: New Evidence for an Old Thesis on Quantitative International Politics John A. Vasquez
Social Forces, States and World Orders: Beyond International Relations Theory Robert W. Cox
Conflict Resolution: Problem Solving Dean G. Pruitt and Jeffrey Z. Rubin
III Foreign Policy and Global Conflict
6 Explanations of Foreign Policy
Another Great Debate: The National Interest of the United States Hans J. Morgenthau
National Security as an Ambiguous Symbol Arnold Wolfers
Simulation and Reality: Validity Research Harold Guetzkow and Joseph J. Valadez
How Decision-Makers Learn from History Robert Jervis
Bureaucratic Politics: A Paradigm and Some Policy Implications Graham T. Allison and Morton H. Halperin
Pre-Theories and Theories of Foreign Policy James N. Rosenau
7 Crisis. International Crisis as a Situational Variable Charles F. Hermann
Perception and Action in the 1914 Crisis Ole R. Holsti and Robert C. North and Richard A. Brody
From Conflict Among Nations Glenn H. Snyder and Paul Diesing
8 War. Of the Natural Condition of Mankind, as Concerning Their Felicity Misery and Thomas Hobbes
Warfare Is Only an Invention Not a Biological Necessity Margaret Mead
The Use of Mathematics; Arms Races Lewis F. Richardson
Dangerous Dyads: Conditions Affecting the Likelihood of War, 1816-1965 Stuart A. Bremer
Capabilities, Allocations, and Success in Militarized Disputes and Wars, 1816-1976 Frank W. Wayman and J. David Singer and Gary Goertz
9 Imperialism
The Place of Imperialism in History V.I. Lenin
A Structural Theory of Imperialism Johan Galtung
From Nations in Conflict Nazli Choucri and Robert C. North
IV The Search for Peace
10 The Balance of Power
Some Problems of International Systems Research Morton A. Kaplan
The Power Transition A.F.K. Organski
From Theory of International Politics Kenneth N. Waltz
11 Politico-Military Strategy and Nuclear Deterrence
On the Nature of War Karl Von Clausewitz
The Three Types of Deterrence Herman Kahn
The Gap Between Deterrence Theory and

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