Steve Smith: Introduction: Diversity and Disciplinarity in International Relations Theory 1: Milja Kurki and Colin Wight: International Relations and Social Science 2: Richard Ned Lebow: Classical Realism 3: John J. Mearsheimer: Structural Realism 4: Bruce Russett: Liberalism 5: Jennifer Sterling-Folker: Neoliberalism 6: Tim Dunne: The English School 7: Mark Rupert: Marxism 8: Steven C. Roach: Critical Theory 9: Karin M. Fierke: Constructivism 10: J. Ann Tickner and Laura Sjoberg: Feminism 11: David Campbell and Roland Bleiker: Poststructuralism 12: Shampa Biswas: Postcolonialism 13: Toni Erskin: Normative International Relations Theory 14: Robyn Eckersley: Green Theory 15: Colin Hay: International Relations Theory and Globalization 16: Ole Waever: Still a Discipline After All These Debates?
Tim Dunne is Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland. Milja Kurki is Professor in International Relations Theory at Aberystwyth University. Sir Steve Smith is Vice-Chancellor and Professor of International Studies, University of Exeter.
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