International Relations: Theory and Practice (DHP P 200)
FLETCHER SCHOOL OF LAW AND DIPLOMACY
Robert L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr.
Traditional, behavioral, and post-behavioral theories of international relations, and the nature of theory in international relations; the role of normative theory; levels of analysis, structure-agent relationships, and concepts of foreign policy behavior and decision making; utopian/neo-liberal and realist/neo-realist theory, and democratic peace theory; theories of power and its management; theories of integration, cooperation, conflict, war, and geopolitical and ecological/environmental relationships; constructivism; systems theory; regime analysis; the relationship between theory and the international system in the early 21st century; traditional and contemporary paradigms of the international system. (Tuesday and Thursday 9:40-10:55 a.m.)