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Internationell politik: hemmaplan och bortaplan

Jönsson, Christer LU (2007) In Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift 109(1). p.23-36
Abstract
International politics has been characterized as an American social science. This article traces the early development of the discipline in Sweden in the shadow of US hegemony. The advantages and disadvantages of the Swedish decision to keep International Relations (IR) within the broader discipline of Political Science are discussed. Recalling the early tensions between International Politics and Peace and Conflict Research, the author identifies some prominent traits in the development of Swedish IR in recent decades. Finally, broader developments in IR research generally are outlined in terms of consecutive debates, continuously broadening research themes, fashions, reaction to dramatic events in the world, and dialectics between... (More)
International politics has been characterized as an American social science. This article traces the early development of the discipline in Sweden in the shadow of US hegemony. The advantages and disadvantages of the Swedish decision to keep International Relations (IR) within the broader discipline of Political Science are discussed. Recalling the early tensions between International Politics and Peace and Conflict Research, the author identifies some prominent traits in the development of Swedish IR in recent decades. Finally, broader developments in IR research generally are outlined in terms of consecutive debates, continuously broadening research themes, fashions, reaction to dramatic events in the world, and dialectics between paradigms emphasizing anarchy or order. (Less)
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peace and conflict research, Swedish IR research, political science
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Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift
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109
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Fahlbeckska stiftelsen
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0039-0747
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  pages        = {23--36},
  publisher    = {Fahlbeckska stiftelsen},
  series       = {Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift},
  title        = {Internationell politik: hemmaplan och bortaplan},
  volume       = {109},
  year         = {2007},
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