Theorising International Society: English School Methods by C. NavariTheorising International Society: English School Methods by C. Navari

Theorising International Society: English School Methods

EditorC. Navari

Hardcover | December 19, 2008

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This volume outlines the methods appropriate to an English School understanding of international relations and their assumptions about how knowledge of the social is gained. It makes clear what is involved in "an English School approach" and what such an approach delivers in the contemporary understanding of international relations.
CORNELIA NAVARI is Professor of International Affairs at the University of Buckingham, UK. She directed the MA program in International Studies at the University of Birmingham for many years and is now contributing to the new program in Global Governance at the University of Buckingham. She is well-known for her advocacy of profession...
Title:Theorising International Society: English School MethodsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pagesPublished:December 19, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023054715X

ISBN - 13:9780230547155


Table of Contents

Introduction: Methods and Methodology in the English School; C.Navari
International Relations as a Craft Discipline; R.Jackson
What the Classical English School was Trying to Explain, and Why its Members Were Not Interested in Causal Explanation; C.Navari
Constructivism and the English School; C.Reus-Smit
History, Theory and Methodological Pluralism in the English School; R.Little
International Society as an Ideal Type; E.Keene
Theorizing Order: The Case of Hedley Bull The Anarchical Society; K.J.Holsti
The English School and the Activity of Being an Historian; W.Bain
The English School’s Approach to International Law; P.Wilson
Law, Power and the Expansion of International Society; B.A.Roberson
The Limits of Progress: Normative Reasoning in the English School; J.Mayall