THE IDEA OF INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM - THEORY MEETS HISTORY
UNSPECIFIED (1994) THE IDEA OF INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM - THEORY MEETS HISTORY. In: Conference of the Japan-Association-for-International-Relations, KITA KYUSHU, JAPAN, 1993. Published in: INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW, 15 (3). pp. 231-255.Full text not available from this repository.
This article uses a long view of history to examine structural realist ideas about international system. It has three themes: (1) that insufficient thought has been given to defining the necessary and sufficient conditions for saying that an international system exists; (2) that such conceptions of international system as we do have are overwhelmingly biased by the structural characteristics of the European experience; and (3) that international relations theory and history need each other. History provides a wealth of significant challenges to prevailing orthodoxies in international relations theory, and structural realist theory can be used as an interesting approach to formulating grand history.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JA Political science (General)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW|
|Official Date:||July 1994|
|Number of Pages:||25|
|Page Range:||pp. 231-255|
|Title of Event:||Conference of the Japan-Association-for-International-Relations|
|Location of Event:||KITA KYUSHU, JAPAN|
|Date(s) of Event:||1993|
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