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Title Evolutionary interpretations of world politics / edited by William R. Thompson
Published New York ; London : Routledge, 2001


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Description 352 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: p a r t I: Central Paradigmatic Questions About Interpretation -- 1. Evolutionary World Politics: Problems of Scope and Method -- George Modelski -- 2. Evolutionary World Politics Enriched: The Biological Foundations -- of International Relations -- Vincent S. E. Falger -- 3. Obstacles to an Evolutionary Global Politics Research Program -- David P. Rapkin -- p a r t II: Bridges to Other Perspectives -- 4. Evolutionary Tendencies in Realist and Liberal IR Theory -- Jennifer Sterling-Folker -- 5. Diversity or Uniformity in the Modern World? -- Answers from Evolutionary Theory, Learning, -- and Social Adaptation -- Hendrik Spruyt -- 6. The Evolution of International Norms: -- Choice, Learning, Power, and Identity -- Stewart Patrick -- p a r t III: Applications to Conflict and Cooperation -- 7. Evolution in Domestic Politics and the Development of Rivalry: -- The Bolivia-Paraguay Case -- Paul R. Hensel -- 8. Expectancy Theory, Strategic Rivalry Deescalation, -- and the Evolution of the Sino-Soviet Case -- William R Thompson -- 9. Political Shocks and the Deescalation of Protracted Conflicts: -- The Israeli-Palestinian Case -- Karen A. Rasler -- p a r t I V: Applications to International Political Economy -- 10. Egalitarian Social Movements and New World Orders -- CraigN. Murphy -- 11. Technological Capacity as Fitness: An Evolutionary Model -- of Change in the International Political Economy -- Sangbae Kim andJeffley A. Hart -- 12. Continuity versus Evolutionary Shift: Global Financial Expansion -- and the State -- Brian M. Pollins -- About the Contributors -- Index.ut Epilogue -- S
Summary The field of international relations is often stagnated in realism and liberalism. In this work, the contributors describe how states, ideologies and other areas of analysis evolve, conquer others, or disappear entirely
Analysis International relations
Notes Rev. versions of papers originally presented at conference held Dec. 1998, Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Political psychology.
World politics.
International cooperation.
International relations.
Power (Social sciences)
World politics -- Congresses.
World politics -- 1989- -- Congresses.
International relations -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
International cooperation -- Congresses.
Power (Social sciences) -- Congresses.
Political psychology -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Thompson, William R.
LC no. 00066485
ISBN 0415930596 paperback