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Understanding Korean Politics
Understanding Korean Politics (June 2001)
An Introduction
Soong Hoom Kil - Editor
Chung-in Moon - Editor

Presents an indispensable survey of contemporary Korean politics.

Essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary Korea and East Asia, this book provides a comprehensive and balanced introduction to contemporary Korean politics. It explicates the great changes in South Korea, which has gone from being one of the poorest nations to a proud member of the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation while m...(Read More)
Money and Power in Europe
Money and Power in Europe (June 2001)
The Political Economy of European Monetary Cooperation
Matthias Kaelberer - Author

Traces the history of European monetary negotiations from the 1960s to the 1990s.

Tracing the forty-year history of negotiations to construct exchange rate regimes in the European Union, Money and Power in Europe emphasizes the role of a state's bargaining power for the formation of rules. In contrast to the prevailing literature's emphasis on domestic factors like sectoral and partisan interests, pol...(Read More)
Global Limits
Global Limits (May 2001)
Immanuel Kant, International Relations, and Critique of World Politics
Mark F. N. Franke - Author

Explores the limits of Kantian approaches to the study of international affairs.

Global Limits challenges both the current proliferation of Kantian readings of international affairs and the theoretical foundation Kant is presumed to provide the discipline. By thoroughly examining Kant's writings on politics, history, and ethics within the context of his larger philosophical project, Franke demonstrates that Kant...(Read More)
Counter-Hegemony and Foreign Policy
Counter-Hegemony and Foreign Policy (March 2001)
The Dialectics of Marginalized and Global Forces in Jamaica
Randolph B. Persaud - Author
Robert W. Cox - Foreword by

Argues that marginalized states and peoples are capable of initiating their own foreign policy agendas.

It is not uncommon for scholars and policy makers to assume that small and dependent states must follow the lead of great or middle powers. But is this always the case? Drawing on the increasingly influential Gramscian approach to international relations, this book shows the ways in which marginalized social forces in ...(Read More)
International Relations--Still an American Social Science?
International Relations--Still an American Social Science? (November 2000)
Toward Diversity in International Thought
Robert M.A. Crawford - Editor
Darryl S.L. Jarvis - Editor

Challenges the parochialism and "Americanization" of the field of International Relations.

This book is a valuable evaluation of the propensity toward parochialism in international thought. It analyzes the implications in terms of how the "problems" of international relations, the theoretical tools constructed to deal with them, and the direction of theoretical debate often reflect the unconscious bias of the national domains in which...(Read More)
Hierarchy amidst Anarchy
Hierarchy amidst Anarchy (August 2000)
Transaction Costs and Institutional Choice
Katja Weber - Author

Analyzes the underlying basis for state participation in cooperative international structures.

Hierarchy amidst Anarchy is a study of state security provisions, explaining not only why states cooperate, and with whom, but also why they choose the specific types of cooperation they do. In contrast to competing theories that explain international cooperation in terms of the desire to be "bigger" or "stronger", Weber insists that ...(Read More)
Which Lessons Matter?
Which Lessons Matter? (August 2000)
American Foreign Policy Decision Making in the Middle East, 1979-1987
Christopher Hemmer - Author

Christopher Hemmer offers a model for how U.S. decision makers use the lessons of history to diagnose and make policy choices.

As policy makers turn to the lessons of history, to which lessons will they turn? This book offers a model of the analogical reasoning process that helps answer the important question of why some historical analogies are seen as relevant for later decisions, while others are ignored. It explores ...(Read More)
Beyond Boundaries?
Beyond Boundaries? (June 2000)
Disciplines, Paradigms, and Theoretical Integration in International Studies
Rudra Sil - Editor
Eileen M. Doherty - Editor

Presents a constructively critical reappraisal of the boundaries that define the social scientific analysis of international life.

This book represents a critical yet constructive reappraisal of the role, and the limits, of the boundaries that define and separate disciplines and subfields in the social sciences, as well as the boundaries that divide distinct research traditions or paradigms in the analysis of international life. It pro...(Read More)
Pondering Postinternationalism
Pondering Postinternationalism (March 2000)
A Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century?
Heidi H. Hobbs - Editor

Notable scholars explore James Rosenau's postinternational paradigm--an alternative view to traditional international relations.
Bringing together notable authors to explore James Rosenau's postinternational paradigm, this book makes an important contribution to the study of international relations theory. It includes a concluding chapter by Rosenau himself which responds individually and collectively to his critics.
"James Rosenau's ...(Read More)
After Authority
After Authority (March 2000)
War, Peace, and Global Politics in the 21st Century
Ronnie D. Lipschutz - Author

After Authority offers an overview of the evolving international political "revolution," a historical perspective based on Lipschutz's writings over the years. It also examines the prospects for war and peace in the twenty-first century. During earlier "industrial revolutions," long-standing and apparently stable patterns of social behavior, economic exchange, and political authority came under challenge. Today, post World War Two institution...(Read More)
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