The basic theories and debates in the international relations theory literature. Theories covered include: realism, liberalism, constructivism, Marxism.
|Paper title||International Relations Theory|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for 2019 have not yet been set|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
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- Teaching staff
- Dr Nicholas Khoo
- Paper Structure
- Levels of Analysis and Causal Argument
- Classical Realism
- Defensive Realism, Offensive Realism
- Neoclassical Realism
- Power Transition
- Democratic Peace
- Neo-Liberal Institutionalism?
- Economic Interdependence?
- Case Study: End of the Cold War
- No required textbook but there will be a course reader.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- The student will be able to have:
- The capacity to analyse and evaluate the issues and debates in the international relations theory literature.
- The ability to conduct independent and self-directed research.
- The ability to synthesise and integrate information from many sources into an original text.