whether InternationalRelations is a distinctdiscipline has been a matter of consistent controversy. However, any field of study needs to fulfill certain criteria in order to be classified as a distinct academic discipline. Accordingly, I believe, that InternationalRelations is indeed a ‘Distinct Discipline’...
Communication As a Field and Discipline
Robert T. Craig
University of Colorado at Boulder
Word Count: 6,121 (A+ Length)
The editorial structure of the International Encyclopedia of Communication offers one view on the present state of communication as an academic...
The history of internationalrelations can be traced back to thousands of years ago; Barry Buzan and Richard Little, for example, consider the interaction of ancient Sumerian city-states, starting in 3,500 BC, as the first fully-fledged international system.
The official portraits of King Władysław...
and American internationalrelations analysts have shaped the theoretical and methodological concerns of the discipline.
The pervasiveness of Anglo-American schools of thought in a discipline that claims to study global politics is a big conundrum to the discipline of InternationalRelations. This explains...
Political science is a social science discipline concerned with the study of the state, government, and politics. Aristotle defined it as the study of the state. It deals extensively with the theory and practice of politics, and the analysis of political systems and political behavior. Political scientists...
resulted in the securitization of
water resource management in international river basins. This study focuses specifically
on the political aspects of institutional developments in the water sector as it pertains to
South Africa’s international river basins, and is about such processes. Southern Africa...
political and economic factors.
Political economy is a very old subject of intellectual inquiry but a relatively young academic discipline. The analysis of political economy (in terms of the nature of state and market relations), both in practical terms and as moral philosophy...
as the behavior of these individuals within that society.
Social Science involves any discipline or branch of science that explores the social and cultural aspects of human behavior.
The disciplines of social sciences draw from a variety of fields of study and although these different areas...
nternational relations (IR) is the study of relationships among countries, the roles of sovereign states, inter-governmental organizations (IGO), international non-governmental organizations (INGO), non-governmental organizations (NGO), and multinational corporations (MNC). Internationalrelations is an academic...
Globalization and Sovereignty
Jan 7,2012-07-28 sebastian schmeig
Although there are distinct approaches on the actors of internationalrelations, as an actor, nation-state can maintain its dominant role in international politics. But according to some theorists, spreading of globalization changes the forms...
2.0 The development of IR as an academic discipline
3.0 Actors in IR
4.0 The Nature of IR
5.0 The Scope of IR
InternationalRelations (IR) is a term that is used...
International political economy
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International political economy (IPE) also known as Global Political Economy is an academic discipline within the social sciences that analyzes internationalrelations in combination with political...
Journal of Politics and InternationalRelations,
Vol. 2, No. 3, October 2000, pp. 374–402
The discipline of internationalrelations:
still an American social science?
This article reviews the state of the discipline of internationalrelations. It starts from statements...
Social science disciplines
Social science covers a broad range of disciplines.
Demography and Social Statistics, Methods and Computing
• Demography is the study of populations and population changes and trends, using resources such as statistics of births, deaths and disease.
• Social Statistics...
Internationalrelations is one of the fastest-growing subjects in postgraduate study worldwide. Globalising forces in economics and culture, together with the dynamic state of post-Cold War international politics, make the field of internationalrelations a compelling one for twenty-first...
INTERNATIONALRELATIONS – Vol.I – The Development of InternationalRelations - Torbjørn L. Knutsen
THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONALRELATIONS
Torbjørn L. Knutsen
Department of Politics and InternationalRelations, University of Trondheim (NTNU),
Internationalrelations (IR) is the study of relationships among countries, the roles of sovereign states, inter-governmental organizations (IGO),international non-governmental organizations (INGO), non-governmental organizations (NGO), and multinational corporations (MNC). Internationalrelations is...
International law is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and nations. It serves as a framework for the practice of stable and organized internationalrelations. International law differs from national legal systems in that it primarily concerns...
Archaeology (see below), as the method of investigation of prehistoric cultures, has been an integral part of anthropology since it became a self-conscious discipline in the latter half of the 19th century. (For a longer treatment of the history of archaeology, see archaeology.)
Anthropology in Europe Disciplinary...