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  1. Student Note 1 item
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  2. Textbooks 20 items
    1. Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches, 6th edition - Robert H. Jackson, Georg Sørensen 2016

      Book 

    2. Earlier editions of this text are also available:

    3. Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches, 5th edition - Robert H. Jackson, Georg Sørensen 2013

      Book 

    4. Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches, 4th edition - Jackson, Robert H., Sørensen, Georg 2010

      Book 

    5. Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches, 3rd edition - Jackson, Robert H., Sorensen, Georg 2007

      Book 

    6. Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches, 2nd edition - Jackson, Robert H., Sorensen, Georg 2003

      Book 

    7. Earlier editions are also available:

    8. The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations, 5th edition - Baylis, John, Smith, Steve, Owens, Patricia 2011

      Book 

    9. Global politics, 2nd edition - Andrew Heywood 2014

      Book  An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

    10. Understanding international relations, 4th edition - Brown, Chris, Ainley, Kirsten 2009

      Book 

    11. Earlier edition is also available in print and eBook formats:

    12. International relations: a concise introduction - Nicholson, Michael 2002

      Book 

    13. An introduction to international relations theory: perspectives and themes, 3rd edition - Steans, Jill, Pettiford, Lloyd 2010

      Book  Both print and eBook formats available from the Library.

    14. Earlier editions of the above text are also available:

    15. Introduction to international relations: perspectives and themes, 2nd edition EBOOK - Steans, Jill, Pettiford, Lloyd, Diez, Thomas 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    16. International relations: perspectives and themes - Steans, Jill, Pettiford, Lloyd 2001

      Book 

  3. Sovereignty: the meaning of sovereignty and the role of sovereign states 21 items
    1. Articles 3 items
    2. Books / book chapters 17 items
      1. State sovereignty as social construct - Thomas J. Biersteker, Cynthia Weber 1996

        Book 

      2. The anarchical society: a study of order in world politics - Hedley Bull 2012

        Book  Especially chapter 12. Earlier editions are also available in the Library.

      3. The State's Positive Role in World Affairs - Hedley Bull 1979

        Chapter 

      4. Or:

      5. The State's Positive Role in World Affairs - Hedley Bull 1979

        Article 

      6. Sovereignty and subjectivity - Nalini Persram, Véronique Pin-Fat, Jenny Edkins 1999

        Book 

      7. Sovereignty - Francis Harry Hinsley 1986

        Book 

      8. Sovereignty: organized hypocrisy - Stephen D. Krasner 1999

        Book 

      9. The nature of international society - C. A. W. Manning 1962

        Book  Read chapter 9.

      10. States and Statehood - M. Webber 2005

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

    3. Web sources 1 item
  4. The International system and the modern society of states 19 items
    1. Articles 5 items
      1. System or Society? - Alan James 1993/07

        Article 

    2. Books / book chapters 14 items
      1. Hedley Bull on international society - Hedley Bull, Kai Alderson, Andrew Hurrell 2000

        Book  Part I, and Papers I, II and III.

      2. The expansion of international society - Hedley Bull, Adam Watson 1985

        Book 

      3. The State System - B. Hocking, M. Smith 1995

        Chapter 

      4. Beyond the State System - B. Hocking, M. Smith 1995

        Chapter 

      5. Historic International Systems - K.J. Holsti 1995

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading

      6. The Contemporary Global System - K.J. Holsti 1995

        Chapter 

      7. Chapter 13: Medieval Europe - A. Watson 1992

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading. Read chapter 13 onwards.

      8. Systems of states - Martin Wight, Hedley Bull 1977

        Book  Especially chapters 4, 5 and 6.

      9. International theory: the three traditions - Martin Wight, Gabriele Wight, Brian Porter, Royal Institute of International Affairs 1991

        Book 

  5. Realism 25 items
    1. Articles 5 items
      1. George W. Bush, Idealist - Michael J. Mazarr 05/2003

        Article 

    2. Books / book chapters 15 items
      1. Chapter 2: The timeless wisdom of realism - Barry Buzan 1996

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      2. The twenty years' crisis, 1919-1939: an introduction to the study of international relations - Edward Hallett Carr 2001

        Book  Earlier editions are also available in the Library.

      3. Neo-realism and its critics - Robert O. Keohane 1986

        Book 

      4. Politics among nations: the struggle for power and peace - Hans Joachim Morgenthau, Kenneth W. Thompson, W. David Clinton 2005

        Book  Earlier editions are also available in the Library.

      5. International relations then and now: origins and trends in interpretation - William C. Olson, A. J. R. Groom 1991

        Book  Read chapters 5-6.

      6. Chapter 2: The growth of a discipline - S. Smith, M. Hollis 1991

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      7. Chapter 1: Realism - J. Steans, L. Pettiford 2001

        Chapter 

      8. The domestic analogy and world order proposals - Hidemi Suganami 1989

        Book  Read chapter 6.

      9. Power Politics - T. Taylor 1978

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      10. Realpolitik - R.J. Vincent 1982

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      11. Theory and international politics - Kenneth Neal Waltz 1979

        Book 

      12. International theory: the three traditions - Martin Wight, Gabriele Wight, Brian Porter, Royal Institute of International Affairs 1991

        Book 

    3. Web sources 5 items
      1. E.H. Carr: the revolutionist's realist - P. Wilson

        Article  Link not available.

      2. International Studies Notes Special Issue: The legacy of Hans Morgenthau 1999

        Journal  Not currently available in Keele Library Collection.

      3. The enduring dilemmas of realism in International Relations - S. Guzzini 2001

        Article  Not currently available in Keele Library Collection.

  6. Idealism 11 items
    1. Articles 5 items
      1. George W. Bush, Idealist - Michael J. Mazarr 05/2003

        Article 

    2. Books / book chapters 6 items
      1. Power and international relations - Inis Lothair Claude 1962

        Book 

      2. International relations: British and American perspectives - Steven M. Smith 1985

        Book  Chapters 1 and 6.

      3. The domestic analogy and world order proposals - Hidemi Suganami 1989

        Book  Chapters 4 to 5.

      4. International theory: the three traditions - Martin Wight, Gabriele Wight, Brian Porter, Royal Institute of International Affairs 1991

        Book 

  7. Nationalism, nations, states, and nation-states 23 items
    1. Articles 4 items
      1. Nation-States and State-Nations - Mostafa Rejai, Cynthia H. Enloe 06/1969

        Article  Not currently available in Keele Library Collection.

    2. Books / book chapters 19 items
      1. Nationalism - Peter Alter 1994

        Book 

      2. Imagined communities: reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism - Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson 2006

        Book  An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

      3. Nationhood and political theory - Margaret Canovan 1998

        Book 

      4. Chapter 8: Nationalism and World Order: Peoples at Risk - W.C. Clemens 1998

        Chapter  Available as a digitised document.

      5. Nations and nationalism - Ernest Gellner 2006

        Book  An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

      6. Containing nationalism - Michael Hechter 2000

        Book 

      7. Nationalism - John Hutchinson, Anthony D. Smith 1994

        Book  Read section: 'Theories of Nationalism'.

      8. Nationalism and international society - James Mayall 1990

        Book 

      9. Nationalism - Kenneth R. Minogue 1967

        Book 

      10. Two Types of Nationalism - J. Plamenatz 1976

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      11. Or:

      12. Two Types of Nationalism - J. Plamenatz 1976

        Chapter 

      13. Nationalism - B. Porter 1982

        Chapter 

      14. Chapter 8: Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict - S. Ryan 1997

        Chapter  An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

      15. Internationalism - A.D. Smith 1979

        Chapter 

      16. Or:

      17. Internationalism - A.D. Smith 1979

        Chapter 

  8. Neoliberal Institutionalism 11 items
    1. Articles 2 items
      1. International Institutions: Two Approaches - R.O. Keohane 1994

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

    2. Books / book chapters 8 items
      1. Transnational relations and world politics - Robert O. Keohane, Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University. Center for International Affairs 1971

        Book 

      2. Power and interdependence: world politics in transition - Robert O. Keohane, Joseph S. Nye 1977

        Book 

      3. Neoliberal Institutionalism: a Perspective on World Politics - R.O. Keohane 1989

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      4. Chapter 13: Liberal Internationalism: Between Realism and Cosmopolitanism - A. McGrew 2002

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading. Also available as Xerox XER14590 in Short Loan.

      5. Chapter 2: Liberalism - J. Steans, L. Pettiford 2001

        Chapter 

    3. Web sources 1 item
  9. Power and the balance of power 27 items
    1. Articles 11 items
      1. The emanation of power - A.K. Henrikson 1981

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

      2. The Unipolar Illusion: Why New Great Powers Will Arise - C. Layne 1993

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

      3. The balance of power: new wine in an old bottle - P.A. Reynolds 1975

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

    2. Books / book chapters 16 items
      1. The Balance of Power - H. Butterfield 1966

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      2. Power and international relations - Inis Lothair Claude 1962

        Book 

      3. Balance of Power, 1815-1914: Three experiments - G.A. Craig, A.L. George 1983

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      4. The analysis of international relations - Karl Wolfgang Deutsch 1968

        Book  Chapters 3 and 4.

      5. Contending theories of international relations: a comprehensive survey - James E. Dougherty, Robert L. Pfaltzgraff 1996

        Book  An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

      6. The logic of international relations, 8th edition - Walter S. Jones 1997

        Book  Not currently available in the Library. 1st and 3rd editions are available.

      7. A Balance of Power? - R. Little 2000

        Chapter 

      8. Politics among nations: the struggle for power and peace - Hans Joachim Morgenthau, Kenneth W. Thompson, W. David Clinton 2005

        Book  Part 4.

      9. The international political system - F. S. Northedge 1976

        Book  Chapter 8.

      10. The balance of power: history and theory - Michael Sheehan 1996

        Book 

      11. Power politics - Martin Wight, Hedley Bull, Carsten Holbraad 1978

        Book 

  10. The English School / International Society Approach 25 items
    1. Articles 10 items
      1. Power Politics - A. James 1964

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

    2. Books / book chapters 14 items
      1. Hedley Bull on international society - Hedley Bull, Kai Alderson, Andrew Hurrell 2000

        Book  Especially Part I, and Papers I, II and VIII.

      2. Or:

      3. The expansion of international society - Hedley Bull, Adam Watson 1985

        Book 

      4. The nature of international society - C. A. W. Manning 1962

        Book  Chapters 1 and 16

      5. Or:

      6. Order and violence: Hedley Bull and international relations - J. D. B. Miller, R. J. Vincent 1990

        Book 

    3. Web sources 1 item
  11. Structuralism 19 items
    1. Articles 7 items
      1. Or:

      2. A Structural Theory of Imperialism - J. Galtung 1971

        Chapter 

    2. Books / book chapters 9 items
      1. Theories of Imperialism and Economic Causes of International Conflict - J.E. Dougherty, P.L. Pfaltzgraff 1996

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      2. Structuralism and neo-realism - R. Little 1985

        Chapter 

      3. Chapter 1: Understanding the Global Political Economy - R. O'Brien, M. Williams 2013

        Chapter 

      4. Chapter 15: Governing the Global Political Economy - R. O'Brien, M. Williams 2013

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      5. Structural approaches to International Relations - W.C. Olson, A.J.R. Groom 1991

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      6. Structuralism - J. Steans, L. Pettiford 2010

        Chapter 

      7. Structuralism - G. Stern 2000

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

    3. Web sources 3 items
  12. Global Political Economy 22 items
    1. Articles 4 items
      1. International Political Economy - Fad or Field? - J.A. Caporaso 1987

        Article  Not currently available in Keele Library Collection.

      2. Globalisation and Inequality - A. Hurrell, N. Woods 01/12/1995

        Article 

    2. Books / book chapters 17 items
      1. Globalization: the human consequences - Zygmunt Bauman 1998

        Book 

      2. Predatory globalization: a critique - Richard A. Falk 1999

        Book 

      3. Three ideologies of political economy - R. Gilpin 1987

        Chapter 

      4. Or:

      5. Economic Relations Between North and South, 1945-2013. - G. Lundestad 2014

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      6. Chapter 1: Understanding the Global Political Economy - R. O'Brien, M. Williams 2013

        Chapter 

      7. Chapter 15: Governing the Global Political Economy - R. O'Brien, M. Williams 2013

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      8. Globalization: a critical introduction - Jan Aart Scholte 2005

        Book  Especially chapter 6. An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

      9. The politics of international economic relations - Joan Edelman Spero, Jeffrey A. Hart 1997

        Book 

      10. Political economy and the changing global order - Richard Stubbs, Geoffrey R. D. Underhill 2000

        Book 

      11. The political economy of globalization - Ngaire Woods 2000

        Book 

    3. Web sources 1 item
  13. Military Power and the military instrument in the post-World War Two era 28 items
    1. Articles 9 items
      1. To what ends military power? - R.J. Art 1980

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

      2. Military power and international order - M. Howard 1964

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

      3. The political effects of nuclear weapons - Robert Jervis 1988 (xerox)

        Article  Available as Xerox XER16592 in Short Loan.

      4. The essential irrelevance of nuclear weapons - John Mueller 1988 (xerox)

        Journal  Available as a digitised reading.

    2. Books / book chapters 19 items
      1. The use of force: international politics and foreign policy - Robert J. Art, Kenneth Neal Waltz 1983

        Book 

      2. Chapter 5: Nuclear deterrence - J. Baylis 1987

        Chapter 

      3. Chapter 7: Limited war - J. Baylis 1987

        Chapter 

      4. Chapter 9: Crisis management - J. Baylis 1987

        Chapter 

      5. Force without war: U.S. armed forces as a political instrument - Barry M. Blechman, Stephen S. Kaplan 1978

        Book 

      6. US nuclear strategy: a reader - Philip Bobbitt, Lawrence Freedman, Gregory F. Treverton 1989

        Book 

      7. An introduction to strategic studies: military technology and international relations - Barry Buzan 1987

        Book  Especially part 3 and chapter 14.

      8. Contending theories of international relations - James E. Dougherty, Robert L. Pfaltzgraff 1971

        Book  Chapter 9.

      9. The evolution of nuclear strategy - Lawrence Freedman 2003

        Book 

      10. Deterrence in American foreign policy: theory and practice - Alexander L. George, Richard Smoke 1974

        Book 

      11. International politics: a framework for analysis - K. J. Holsti 1995

        Book  Earlier editions are also available in the Library.

      12. The nuclear revolution: international politics before and after Hiroshima - Michael Mandelbaum 1981

        Book  Especially chapter 3, The Balance of Power in the Nuclear Age, which is available as a digitised reading.

  14. Decolonisation, the Great Powers, and Non-Alignment 12 items
    1. Articles 9 items
      1. Neutralists and neutralism - S.N. Anabtawi 1965

        Article 

      2. The evolution of the Nonaligned Movement - W. LeoGrande 1980

        Article  Available in the Library Store. Please ask at the Info Point in the Library.

    2. Books / book chapters 3 items
      1. World politics since 1945 - Peter Calvocoressi 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book  Earlier editions are also available in the Library.

      2. The emergence of the Third World - P. Lyon 1984

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

  15. Sources of conflict and violence in contemporary world politics 17 items
    1. Articles 7 items
      1. Back to the future - J.A. Mearsheimer 1990

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

      2. Back to the future Part II - J.A. Mearsheimer 1990

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

    2. Books / book chapters 10 items
      1. Worlds in collision: terror and the future of global order - Ken Booth, Timothy Dunne 2002

        Book 

      2. The clash of civilizations and the remaking of world order - Samuel Phillips Huntington 2002

        Book 

      3. Security and Inequality - A. Hurrell 1999

        Chapter 

      4. The global dimensions of religious terrorism - M. Juergensmeyer 2002

        Chapter 

      5. New & old wars: organized violence in a global era - Mary Kaldor 2006

        Book  An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

      6. On the causes of war - H. Suganami 2008

        Chapter  An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

  16. Collective Security 12 items
    1. Articles 5 items
      1. Concerts, collective security, and the future of Europe - C. Kupchan, C. Kupchan 1991

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

    2. Books / book chapters 7 items
      1. Power and international relations - Inis Lothair Claude 1962

        Book  Chapters 4-5.

      2. Swords into plowshares: the problems and progress of international organization - Inis Lothair Claude 1971

        Book  An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

      3. Power and the pursuit of peace: theory and practice in the history of relations between states - Francis Harry Hinsley 1967

        Book  Chapters 14-16. An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

      4. Chapter 27: International Government - H.J. Morgenthau 2005

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      5. The United Nations and changing world politics - Thomas G. Weiss 2010

        Book 

  17. Intervention: order versus justice; 'pluralist' and 'solidarist' approaches 46 items
    1. Articles 33 items
      1. Survival - Special Issue: Conflict, Diplomacy and Intervention 1995/96

        Journal  Articles by Roberts, Tharoor, Akashi.

      2. When Duty Calls. - Pape, Robert A. 2012

        Article 

    2. Books / book chapters 11 items
      1. Humanitarian intervention - M. Akehurst 1984

        Chapter 

      2. Peacemaking and peacekeeping for the new century - Olara A. Otunnu, Michael W. Doyle 1998

        Book 

      3. Nonintervention and international order - R. J. Vincent 1974

        Book 

      4. Chapter 10: Beyond non-intervention - R.J. Vincent, P. Wilson 1993

        Chapter 

      5. Chapter 31: Humanitarian intervention and world politics - N.J. Wheeler, A.J. Bellamy 2014

        Chapter  Earlier editions are also available in the Library.

    3. Web sources 2 items
      1. The ethics on (non) intervention - M. Moore

        Article  Not available

  18. The Obsolescence of Great Power Wars and Democratic Peace Theory 22 items
    (a type of liberal theory)
    1. Articles 11 items
      1. The end of history? - F. Fukuyama 1989

        Article  Not currently available in Keele Library Collection.

      2. The Long Peace - John Lewis Gaddis 1986

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

      3. Historical trends in great power war, 1495-1975 - Jack S. Levy 1982 (xerox)

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

      4. The essential irrelevance of nuclear weapons - John Mueller 1988

        Article  Available as a digitised reading and also as Xerox XER16327 in Short Loan.

      5. Or:

      6. The essential irrelevance of nuclear weapons - John Mueller 1988

        Chapter 

    2. Books / book chapters 9 items
      1. Ways of war and peace: realism, liberalism, and socialism - Michael W. Doyle 1997

        Book  Especially chapter 8.

      2. The end of history and the last man - Francis Fukuyama 1992

        Book 

      3. A Kantian protest against the Peculiar Discourse of Inter-Liberal State Peace - J. Macmillan 2000

        Chapter  Also available as Xerox XER7466 in Short Loan.

    3. Web sources 2 items
      1. Introduction - Francis Fukuyama 1992

        Chapter 

  19. International Organisation: Roles and Functions 20 items
    1. Articles 8 items
      1. International Institutions: Two Approaches - R.O. Keohane 1988

        Article  Available in the Library Store. Please ask at the Info Point in the Library.

      2. Or:

      3. International Institutions: Two Approaches - R.O. Keohane 1988

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

    2. Books / book chapters 12 items
      1. The United Nations system: the policies of member states - Chadwick F. Alger, Gene M. Lyons, John E. Trent 1995

        Book 

      2. Chapter 1: Introduction - A. Leroy Bennett 1995

        Chapter  Earlier editions are also available in the Library.

      3. International institutions: independent actors? - A. James 1976

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

      4. The nature of International Organisations - H. Jacobson 1984

        Chapter  An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

      5. Or:

      6. The nature of International Organisations - H.K. Jacobson 1984

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      7. The United Nations and the National Interests of States - A. Parsons 1993

        Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

      8. International institutions at work - Paul Graham Taylor, A. J. R. Groom 1988

        Book  Read part 1: The Emergence and Capacity of International Institutions

      9. Governance in world affairs - Oran R Young 1999

        Book 

  20. Globalisation and the sovereign state system 38 items
    1. Articles 15 items
      1. Economic globalization and the nation-state: shifting balances of power - David Goldblatt, D. Held, A. McGrew, J. Perraton 1997 (xerox)

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

      2. Democracy and Globalization - D. Held 1997

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

      3. Globalization: A World Adrift - R. Kothari 1997

        Article  Available as a digitised reading.

      4. Sovereignty - Krasner, Stephen D. 2001

        Article 

      5. Globalization and Governance - K.N. Waltz 1999

        Article 

    2. Books / book chapters 20 items
      1. The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - John Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia Owens 2014

        Book  Earlier editions are also available in the Library.

      2. Approaches to world order - Robert W. Cox 1996

        Book 

      3. Sovereignty in theory and practice - J. Falk 1992

        Chapter 

      4. Predatory globalization: a critique - Richard A. Falk 1999

        Book 

      5. Part 3: Theories of Global Governance - D. Held, A. McGrew 2002

        Chapter 

      6. Whose world order?: uneven globalization and the end of the Gulf War - Hans Henrik Holm, Georg Sorensen 1995

        Book 

      7. Inequality, globalization, and world politics - Andrew Hurrell, Ngaire Woods 1999

        Book 

      8. Globalization and the liberal democratic state - D. Held, A. McGrew 1994

        Chapter 

      9. Globalization in question - Paul Quentin Hirst, Grahame Thompson, Simon Bromley 2009

        Book 

      10. Globalization: a critical introduction - Jan Aart Scholte 2005

        Book  Especially chapter 6. An earlier edition is also available in the Library.

      11. The follies of globalisation theory: polemical essays - Justin Rosenberg 2000

        Book  Chapters 1 and 2.

    3. Web sources 3 items
  21. Digitised Readings 45 items
    1. Realpolitik - John Vincent 1982

      Chapter 

    2. Back to the future, Part II: international relations theory and post-cold war Europe - Stanley Hoffmann, Robert O. Keohane, John J Mearsheimer 1990 (xerox)

      Article 

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