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A study in structural realism

Olson, Andreas LU (2012) STVM11 20112
Department of Political Science
Abstract (Swedish)
This is foremost an essay in international relations theory, where realism is a major school within the field and has been so for quite some time. A sub-field within realism is structural realism that can be said to begin with Kenneth Waltz and his Theory of International Politics. This essay takes a “great thinkers”-approach and compares and analyses three versions of structural realism as presented by the prominent realists Kenneth Waltz, Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer. Using a qualitative text-method the aim was to present and analyze the fine-grained differences and likenesses of these theories foremost through the It also uses the theories to through their eyes explain the manner of US-China relations.
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author
Olson, Andreas LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVM11 20112
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Structural realism, “Great thinkers”-approach, US-China relations
language
English
id
2275545
date added to LUP
2012-02-14 21:08:33
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2012-02-14 21:08:33
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  abstract     = {This is foremost an essay in international relations theory, where realism is a major school within the field and has been so for quite some time. A sub-field within realism is structural realism that can be said to begin with Kenneth Waltz and his Theory of International Politics. This essay takes a “great thinkers”-approach and compares and analyses three versions of structural realism as presented by the prominent realists Kenneth Waltz, Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer. Using a qualitative text-method the aim was to present and analyze the fine-grained differences and likenesses of these theories foremost through the It also uses the theories to through their eyes explain the manner of US-China relations.},
  author       = {Olson, Andreas},
  keyword      = {Structural realism,“Great thinkers”-approach,US-China relations},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {A study in structural realism},
  year         = {2012},
}