Essential Readings in Int'l Relations (GOVT6225)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit introduces the students to the Theories of International Relations through an in-depth, close up and rigorous reading of the core texts that have shaped the discipline's history; ranging from classical realism, to various strands of liberalism, constructivism, post-structuralism and post-colonial approaches. Through an active engagement with the discipline's founding texts students will deepen their knowledge of the discipline and hot it has developed in relation to key events in world politics. Seminar discussions will be based on the method of textual analysis.

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Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

750wd reading reviews (2x15%) and 2000wd review essay (30%) and 2500wd equivalent seminar leading (30%) and seminar participation (10%)

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No

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