International Order And Foreign Policy: A Theoretical Sketch Of Post-war International Politics, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

International Order And Foreign Policy

A Theoretical Sketch Of Post-war International Politics, 1st Edition

By Friedrich V. Kratochwil


318 pages

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The author develops a new perspective for the study of problems of international order by drawing on and integrating insights from game theory, social psychology, hermeneutics, and language philosophy. His case study is the rise and demise of the Cold War. This newly developed approach not only allows a critical evaluation of the contending argumen

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Westview Replica Editions -- Preface -- Introduction -- On Order, Symbols And Preferred Worlds -- “Rules” and Conflict Resolution -- The “Grammar” of Rules -- Historical Analogies -- Myths and Metaphors -- Doctrines -- Conclusion

About the Author

Friedrich V. Kratochwil, assistant professor of political science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, received his Ph.D. in international relations from Princeton University. The present work was written under the auspices of the former University Consortium of World Order Studies and was furthered by a fellowship grant from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation of Germany.

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