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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

Spring 2010

GOV 388K • Study of International Relations

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
39060 T
3:30 PM-6:30 PM
BUR 5.102
Trubowitz, P

Course Description

This seminar surveys important contributions and debates in the field of international relations. The course is designed to introduce students to mainstream theories of international relations, distinct methodological approaches, and areas of contestation in the international relations field.

Grading Policy

Grades are based on class participation, weekly writing assignments, and a final exam

Texts

Stephen Brooks and William Wohlforth, World Out of Balance (Princeton 2008) G. John Ikenberry, After Victory (Princeton 2000) David Lake and Robert Powell, Strategic Choice and International Relations (Princeton 1999) Jack Snyder, Myths of Empire (Cornell 1991) Kenneth Waltz, Theory of International Politics (McGraw Hill 1979) Alexander Wendt, Social Theory of International Politics (Cambridge 2000)

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