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Basic Texts in International Relations By Evan Luard

Basic Texts in International Relations
by Evan Luard

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This text combines passages from major writers on international relations over the ages, together with a brief commentary on each. The collection is divided into three main sections - the individual, the state and the society of states - the three main alternative ways of conceiving the subject.
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Basic Texts in International Relations: The Evolution of Ideas about International Society by Evan Luard

This text combines passages from major writers on international relations over the ages, together with a brief commentary on each. The collection is divided into three main sections - the individual, the state and the society of states - the three main alternative ways of conceiving the subject.

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Part 1 The nature of man: The ancient Chinese view; the ancient Greek view; the Christian view; the philosophers' view; the citizen as a restraint on war; the citizen as a stimulus to war; class consciousness as a restraint on war; personal aggressiveness as a source of war; social influences affecting the desposition to war. Part 2 The nature of states: the interest of states; the competitiveness of states; the duties of states; reasons of state; the state's right to intervene; the nationhood of states; the imperialism of states; geographical influences on states; the strategic interests of states; a state's search for peace; the state's search for power; the motives of states; the decisions of states; the defence of the state; the state and the society of states; the balance of power; systems of universal peace; a system of great power consultation; maintaining the balance by diplomacy; a system of collective security; the balance of power in the modern world; a system of functional co-operation; the international system approach; transnational relations; the world society approach; the international society approach; the changing conception of international society.

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GOR005342355
Basic Texts in International Relations: The Evolution of Ideas about International Society by Evan Luard
Evan Luard
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1992-07-01
624
0333516656
9780333516652
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