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The Logic of Anarchy : Neorealism to Structural Realism - Barry Buzan

The Logic of Anarchy

Neorealism to Structural Realism

Paperback Published: 25th March 1993
ISBN: 9780231080415
Number Of Pages: 267
For Ages: 22+ years old

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-- James Der Derian, University of Massachusetts

A superb piece of architecture. It strips Waltz's classic down to struts and studs to reconstruct a richer, more complex theory of neorealism.

Overviewp. 1
Rethinking System and Structurep. 19
Waltz, His Critics, and the Prospects for a Structural Realismp. 22
System, Structure, and Unitsp. 29
Beyond Neorealism: Interaction Capacityp. 66
Rethinking System Continuity and Transformationp. 81
Structural Realism and World Historyp. 85
Structural Realism and the Agent-Structure Debatep. 102
Agency and Competing Theories of the Statep. 114
The Structure and Logic of Anarchyp. 132
Continuity and Transformation in the International Systemp. 155
Rethinking the Methodology of Realismp. 169
Analogy, Theory and Testingp. 174
Analogy or Metaphor?p. 200
Vertical Sectors and Disaggregated Powerp. 216
Summary and Conclusions
Summary and Conclusionsp. 233
Referencesp. 247
Indexp. 259
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ISBN: 9780231080415
ISBN-10: 0231080417
Series: New Directions in World Politics
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 267
Published: 25th March 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.66 x 15.22  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.36