The End of the Cold War : Evaluating Theories of International Relations
This book examines some of the main theories of international relations through a single major historical turning point: the end of the Cold War. It deals with the tension between established international relations theories and the actual course of international politics, thus providing a critical assessment of some of the main theories. This book is of interest to scholars in the field of international affairs and related areas.
- Hardback | 246 pages
- 155 x 235mm | 526g
- 01 Oct 1992
- Dordrecht, Netherlands
- 1992 ed.
Table of contents
Three debates about the end of the Cold War, K. Goldmann; intersystemic rivalry and international order - understanding the end of the Cold War, O. Osterud; Cold War endgames, V.K. Aggarwal and P. Allan; the events in Eastern Europe and the crisis in the discipline of international relations, P.P. Everts; bargaining, power, domestic politics and security dilemmas - Soviet "new thinking" as evidence, K. Goldmann; a time of reckoning? - theories of international relations and the end of the Cold War, I. Grunberg and T. Risse-Kappen; peace research and Eastern Europe - how much need for a reappraisal?, H. Wiberg; what is it that changed with the end of the Cold War? - an analysis of the problem of identifying and explaining change, H. Patomaki; the end of the Cold War - the end of international relations theory?, P. Allan.