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The Construction and Cumulation of Knowledge in International Relations

The Construction and Cumulation of Knowledge in International Relations

Dr. Daniel S. Geller (Editor), John A. Vasquez (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-13245-9

Aug 2005, Wiley-Blackwell

188 pages

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The Construction and Cumulation of Knowledge in International Relations explores the construction and cumulation of knowledge within the scope of international relations inquiry.
  • Editor John A. Vasquez is a former president of the International Studies Association
  • Smartly addresses the issue of international relations from the bottom-up through an examination of the construction and cumulation of knowledge
  • An ideal companion text for the study and discussion of current issues in international relations
Part I: The Construction of Knowledge.

1. Knowledge, Foundations, Politics: Karena Shaw (University of Victoria).

2. The House of IR: From Family Power Politics to the Poisies of Worldism: Anna M. Agathangelonu (University of Houston, Clear Lake) and L.H.M. Lin (New School University).

Part II: The Cumulation of Knowledge.

3. Escalation: Competing Perspectives and Empirical Evidence: Russell J. Leng (Middlebury College).

4. Politically-Motivated Opposition to War: Jack S. Levy (Rutgers University) and William F. Mabe, Jr. (Rutgers University).

5. Territoriality and War in International Crises: Theory and Findings, 1918-2001: Hemda Ben-Yehuda (Bar-Ilan University).

6. Pacifism and Fightaholism in International Politics: A Structural History of National and Dyadic Conflict, 1816-1992: Zeev Maoz (Tel-Aviv University).

Part III: Policy Application.

7. The Consequences of an Indo-Pakistani Nuclear War: Robert T. Batcher (Office of Technology and Assessments, US Department of State).

8. Integrating Theory and Policy: Global Implications of the War in Iraq: Jacek Kugler (Claremont Graduate University), Ronald L. Tammen (Portland State University), and Brian Efird (Claremont Graduate University)


  • Editor John A. Vasquez is a former president of the International Studies Association

  • Smartly addresses the issue of international relations from the bottom-up through an examination of the construction and cumulation of knowledge

  • An ideal companion text for the study and discussion of current issues in international relations