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Author Friedrichs, Jörg

Title European approaches to international relations theory : a house with many mansions / Jörg Friedrichs
Published New York : Routledge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series New international relations
Contents International relations : still an American social science? -- International relations theory in France : three generations of Parisian intellectual pride -- International relations theory in Italy : between domestic academia and intellectual adjustment -- International relations theory in the Nordic countries : from fragmentation to multi-level research cooperation -- Third way or via media? The international society approach of the English school -- Middle ground or halfway house? Social constructivism and the theory of European integration -- The meaning of new medievalism : an exercise in theoretical reconstruction
Summary A well-established community of American scholars has long dominated the discipline of international relations. Recently, however, certain strands of continental theorizing are being introduced into the mainstream. This is a critical examination of European approaches to international relations theory, suggesting practical ways of challenging manistream thought. Freidrichs presents a detailed sociological analysis of knowledge production in existing European IR communities, namely France, Italy and Scandinavia. He also discusses a selection of European schools and approaches
Notes Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject International relations -- Study and teaching -- United States
International relations -- Research -- United States
International relations -- Study and teaching -- Europe
International relations -- Research -- Europe
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203495551