A critical examination of the principal texts and core ideas of the English school (ES) of International Relations. This course examines the idea of international society and the formal structure of that society as depicted by Bull, Wight, James and other leading ES scholars. It also examines the dynamics of and challenges to international society as articulated by Vincent, Watson, Buzan among others. The pluralist-solidarist debate. The institutions of international society. The relationship between international and world society. Diplomacy. Order. Human rights, sovereignty and intervention. English School Methods.
Dr Peter Wilson
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