By Stefano Guzzini,Anna Leander

This new e-book unites in a single quantity the most popular evaluations of Alexander Wendt's constructivist concept of diplomacy and contains the 1st finished answer via Wendt.

Partly reprints of benchmark articles, partially new unique reviews, the serious chapters are educated by way of a wide range of contending theories starting from realism to poststructuralism. The gathered best theorists critique Wendt’s seminal publication Social concept of overseas Politics and his next revisions. They take factor with the complete panoply of Wendt’s method, corresponding to his alleged positivism, his critique of the realist university, the conceptualism of id, and his teleological conception of background. Wendt’s answer isn't restricted to rebuttal purely. For the 1st time, he develops his fresh proposal of quantum social technological know-how, in addition to its implications for theorising foreign relations.

This certain quantity may be an important significant other to Wendt’s booklet for college students and researchers looking a greater realizing of his paintings, and in addition bargains probably the most up to date collections on constructivist theorizing.


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