Advances in International Relations Theory

A map showing countries of the world in different colors.

Political map of the world. (Image courtesy of the CIA World Fact Book.)

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MIT Course Number

17.420

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Spring 2003

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This course offers a critical analysis of contending theories of international relations. Focus is on alternative theoretical assumptions, different analytical structures, and a common core of concepts and content. It also focuses on a comparative analysis of realism(s), liberalism(s), institutionalism(s), and new emergent theories. It also presents a discussion of connections between theories of international relations and major changes in international relations.

Choucri, Nazli. 17.420 Advances in International Relations Theory, Spring 2003. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-420-advances-in-international-relations-theory-spring-2003 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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