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  1. Recommended textbooks 3 items
    1. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2013

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    2. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith 2016

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    3. Theories of international relations - Siegfried Schieder, Manuela Spindler, Alex Skinner 2014

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  2. 1) Introduction: What is IR Theory? 4 items
    What is International Relations Theory? Do you favour idiographic or nomothetic approaches? What are the “great debates” in the study of IR Theory?
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Textbook Chapters 3 items
      1. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2013

        Book  Read the Introduction by Scott Burchill and Andrew Linklater.

      2. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith 2016

        Book  Read the Introduction by Steve Smith.

      3. Theories of international relations - Siegfried Schieder, Manuela Spindler, Alex Skinner 2014

        Book  Read the Introduction by Manuela Spindler and Siegfried Schieder, pages 1 to 21.

  3. 2) The Anarchy Problematique and Sovereignty: Neo-Realism and State Power. 6 items
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Textbook Chapters 5 items
      1. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2013

        Book  Read Chapter 2 on Realism by Jack Donnelly.

      2. Theories of international relations - Siegfried Schieder, Manuela Spindler, Alex Skinner 2014

        Book  Read Chapter 2 on Realism by Andreas Jacobs.

      3. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith 2016

        Book  Read Chapter 2 on Classical Realism by Richard Ned Lebow.

      4. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith 2016

        Book  Read Chapter 3 on Structural Realism by Mearsheimer, John J.

      5. Theories of international relations - Siegfried Schieder, Manuela Spindler, Alex Skinner 2014

        Book  Read Chapter 3 on Neorealism by Niklas Schörnig.

  4. 3) Transnationalism and Interdependence: Neoliberal Institutionalism. 4 items
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Textbook Chapters 3 items
      1. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2013

        Book  Read Chapter 3 on Liberalism by Scott Burchill.

      2. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith 2016

        Book  Read Chapter 4 on Liberalism by Bruce Russett and Chapter 5 on Neoliberalism by Jennifer Sterling-Folker.

      3. Theories of international relations - Siegfried Schieder, Manuela Spindler, Alex Skinner 2014

        Book  Read Chapter 4 on Interdependence by Manuela Spindler, Chapter 5 on Regime Theory by Bernhard Zang, Chapter 6 on Neofunctionalism by Thomas Conzelmann, Chapter 7 on New Liberalism by Siegfried Schieder, and Chapter 8 on Liberal Approaches to the “Democratic Peace" by Andreas Hasenclever.

  5. 4) Norm Entrepreneurs: The Constructed World of Sovereignty. 4 items
    1. Key reading 1 item
      1. International Norm Dynamics and Political Change - Martha Finnemore and Kathryn Sikkink 1998

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    2. Textbook Chapters 3 items
      1. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2013

        Book  Read Chapter 9 on Constructivism by Christian Reus-Smit.

      2. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith 2016

        Book  Read Chapter 9 on Constructivism by Karin M. Fierke.

      3. Theories of international relations - Siegfried Schieder, Manuela Spindler, Alex Skinner 2014

        Book  Read Chapter 15 on Social Constructivism by Cornelia Ulbert.

  6. 5) Good Girls, Little Girls, and Bad Girls? Feminist International Relations. 4 items
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Textbook Chapters 3 items
      1. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2013

        Book  Read Chapter 10 on Feminism by Jacqui True.

      2. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith 2016

        Book  Reach Chapter 10 on Feminism by J. Ann Tickner and Laura Sjoberg.

      3. Theories of international relations - Siegfried Schieder, Manuela Spindler, Alex Skinner 2014

        Book  Read Chapter 18 on Feminist Approaches by Barbara Finke.

  7. 6) Historical Materialism and International Relations: the centrality of production. 4 items
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Textbook Chapters 3 items
      1. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2013

        Book  Read Chapter 5 on Marx and Marxism by Andrew Linklater.

      2. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith 2016

        Book  Read Chapter 7 on Marxism by Mark Rupert.

      3. Theories of international relations - Siegfried Schieder, Manuela Spindler, Alex Skinner 2014

        Book  Read Chapter 11 on The Theory of Imperialism by Michael Heinrich, Chapter 12 on World-System Theory by Andreas Nölke, and Chapter 13 on Neo-Gramscian Perspectives by Andreas Bieler and Adam David Morton.

  8. 7) Writing Security: Poststructuralism and the importance of discourse. 4 items
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Textbook Chapters 3 items
      1. Theories of international relations - Scott Burchill 2013

        Book  Read Chapter 8 on Post-structuralism by Richard Devetak.

      2. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith 2016

        Book  Read Chapter 11 on Poststructuralism by David Campbell and Roland Bleiker.

      3. Theories of international relations - Siegfried Schieder, Manuela Spindler, Alex Skinner 2014

        Book  Read Chapter 17 on Postmodern Approaches by Thomas Diez.

  9. 8) Post-colonialism 3 items
    1. Key reading 1 item
    2. Textbook Chapters 2 items
      1. International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, Steve Smith 2016

        Book  Read Chapter 12 on Postcolonialism by Shampa Biswas.

      2. The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - John Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia Owens 2014

        Book  Read Chapter 12 on Post-colonialism by Christine Sylvester.

  10. 9) Agency and Structure in International Relations. 0 items
    1. Key reading 0 items
      Andreas Bieler and Adam D. Morton (2018) Global Capitalism, Global War, Global Crisis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming. Chapter 2. [Copy available on the Moodle classroom.]
  11. 10) The Social Function of Ideology 0 items
    1. Key reading 0 items
      Andreas Bieler and Adam D. Morton (2018) Global Capitalism, Global War, Global Crisis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming. Chapter 3. [Copy available on the Moodle classroom.]
  12. 11) Conclusion: forget IR theory? 1 item
    1. Key reading 1 item
      1. Forget IR Theory - Roland Bleilker 1997

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