Janus And Minerva: Essays In The Theory And Practice Of International Politics, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Janus And Minerva

Essays In The Theory And Practice Of International Politics, 1st Edition

By Stanley Hoffmann


458 pages

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This book presents essays in theory and practice of international politics. Assessing the development of the discipline of international relations, it offers a summary of the field's significant findings and a critical discussion of representative traditions of realism and liberalism.

Table of Contents

Part One: Theories and Theorists 1. An American Social Science: International Relations 2. Rousseau on War and Peace 3. Raymond Aron and the Theory of International Relations 4. Hans Morgenthau: The Limits and Influence of "Realism'' Part Two: Order and Violence 5. Is There an International Order? 6. The Future of the International Political System: A Sketch 7. International Systems and International Law 8. The Problem of Intervention 9. Nuclear Worries: France and the United States Part Three: Actors and Interactions 10. On the Origins of the Cold War 11. Grasping the Bear: Patterns and Puzzles of Soviet International Behavior 12. Cries and Whimpers: Thoughts on West European-American Relations in the 1980s 13. Domestic Politics and Interdependence Part Four: Sermons and Suggestions 14. International Organization and the International System 15. Taming the Eagle: U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security 16. Beyond Terror? 17. Reaching for the Most Difficult: Human Rights as a Foreign Policy Goal 18. Liberalism and International Affairs 19. On the Political Psychology of Peace and War: A Critique and an Agenda Part Five: Conclusion 20. The Sound and the Fury: The Social Scientist Versus War in History

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