Discipline and Diversity
Dr Dimitrios Stroikos, Department of Politics, University of York Chapter 17 on Global International Relations is very well-written and informative. The author not only makes the compelling case that the future of IR is global, but that IR has always been global.
Professor Tim Dunne is Pro-Vice Chancellor at The University of Queensland and Senior Researcher at the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. Previously, he was Director of Research for the Centre from 2010-2014. Prior to moving to Queensland, he was Professor of International Relations, Head of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, then Dean of the Social Sciences at the University of Exeter, from 2003-2010. He began his career at the University of Wales in Aberystwyth after completing doctoral training at the University of Oxford. He is a widely published author, having authored and edited ten books and over fifty articles and chapters. Professor Milja Kurki is Professor of International Relations Theory at Aberystwyth University. Her areas of interest are international relations theory, philosophy of science, democracy and democracy promotion, critical theory and more recently scientific cosmology, social-natural science nexus and posthumanism. Between 2008 and 2012 she acted as the Principal Investigator of a major research project 'Political Economies of Democratisation' funded by the European Research Council. She is a co-editor of the journal International Relations, Director of the Planetary Challenges and Politics Centre and the Director of Research in the Department of International Politics. Her PhD was focused on the analysis of the meaning of causality in IR scholarship. She then led a major ERC project on the conceptual foundations of democracy promotion practices between 2008 and 2012, a project which involved extensive policy engagement. Professor Sir Steve Smith has been Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of Exeter since October 2002. He was previously Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) and Professor of International Politics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, as well as Head of the Department of International Politics, and Director of the Centre for Public Choice Studies at the University of East Anglia. Sir Steve is a graduate of the University of Southampton and holds a BSc in Politics and International Studies, an MSc in International Studies and a PhD in International Relations. He has written or edited 17 books, published well over 100 academic papers and has given over 170 academic presentations in 22 countries. Sir Steve was knighted in the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to higher education locally and nationally.
Introduction: Diversity and Disciplinarity in International Relations Theory Steve SmithInternational Relations and Social Science Colin Wight and Milja KurkiClassical Realism Richard Ned LebowStructural Realism John J. MearsheimerLiberalism Bruce RussettNeoliberalism Jennifer Sterling-FolkerThe English School Tim DunneMarxism Mark RupertCritical Theory Steven RoachConstructivism Karin FierkeFeminism Ann Tickner and Laura SjobergPoststructuralism Roland Bleiker and David CampbellPostcolonialism Shampa BiswasNormative IR Theory Toni ErskineGreen Theory Robyn EckersleyInternational Relations Theory and Globalization Colin HayGlobal International Relations Amitav AcharyaStill a Discipline After All These Debates? Ole Waever