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Agency, structure, and international politics

from ontology to empirical inquiry

by Gil Friedman

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations -- Philosophy.,
  • International relations -- Methodology.,
  • International relations -- Social aspects.,
  • Agent (Philosophy),
  • Structuralism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-166) and index.

    StatementGil Friedman and Harvey Starr.
    SeriesRoutledge advances in international relations and politics ;, 2
    ContributionsStarr, Harvey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ1242 .F75 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL670274M
    ISBN 100415152593
    LC Control Number97016183

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The concepts of agency and structure are of increasing and defining importance to international relations and politics as fields of enquiry and knowledge. This is the first book to explore the two concepts in depth in that by: Agency, Structure and International Politics: From Ontology to Empirical Inquiry (Routledge Advances in International Relations and And international politics book Politics Book 2) - And international politics book edition by Friedman, Gil, Starr, Harvey.

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The concepts of agency and structure are of increasing and defining importance to international relations and politics as fields of enquiry and knowledge. This is the first book to explore the two concepts in depth in that by: Book Description.

The concepts of agency and structure are of increasing and defining importance to international relations and politics as fields of enquiry and knowledge. This is the first book to explore the two concepts in depth in that context.

The ideas constituting an interest in revisionism do not have the same kind of causal powers as the belief that other states obey international law.

These distinctions mean that it may be useful for analytical purposes to treat the distributions of the three elements as separate “structures” (material structure, structure of interests, ideational structure).Cited by: 2.

and international politics book   Agents, Structures and International Relations: Politics as Ontology.

The agent-structure problem is a much discussed issue in the field of international relations. Nicholas Onuf, Professor Emeritus, Florida International University 'Colin Wight's book is a comprehensive tour de force in reviewing and assessing the ontological underpinnings of social and international theory.

Importantly, it also explains why a general theory of international relations is not possible. Highly recommendable!'4/5(1). The agent-structure problem is a much discussed issue in the field of international relations. In his comprehensive analysis of this problem, Colin Wight deconstructs the accounts of structure and agency embedded within differing IR theories and, on the basis of this analysis, explores the implications of ontology - the metaphysical study of existence and : Colin Wight.

The Theory of International Politics 3 3. Probability theory provides a plausible answer to that question, since such an inference can be shown to be an application of Bayes’s rule. For a recent discussion by a philosopher, see Howson For a discussion by Missing: Agency. Structure and agency can assign responsibility for political actions; it is the head of state or the political-economic environment that causes events and change.

An acknowledgement of the structure agency debate allows us to acknowledge the influence of structures and agents in the political. Agency is the capacity of individuals to act independently and to make their own free choices. The structure versus agency debate may be understood as an issue of socialization against autonomy in determining whether an individual acts as a free agent or in a manner dictated by social structure.

Structure of International Politics For more than three hundred years, the drama of modern history has turned on the rise and fall of great powers. In the multipolar era, twelve great powers appeared on the scene at one time or another. At the beginning of World War II, seven.

The agency-structure problem has had many names in the annals of social theory. It has also been the root cause of a number of deeply entrenched disputes, stretch- ing from the late medieval differentiation between the individual and the state to contemporary metatheoretical controversies within science, epistemology, and political philosophy.

Independent Agencies in the United States Law, Structure, and Politics Professor Marshall J. Breger and Professor Gary J. Edles. Offers a full-length study of the structure and organization of federal independent regulatory agencies in the US; Focuses on traditional multi-member independent agencies, such as the SEC, FCC, FTC, and many others.

Summary: In the ROUTLEDGE ADVANCES IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICS series, this work examines the ontology of agency and the structure in the international system and derives a theoretical framework for the empirical analysis of international relations from these ontological considerations.

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Understanding the "Structure" and "Agency" debate in the Social Sciences. Vol.1 TheFor um The editors of HABITUS would like to thank the Yale Department of Sociology for its unwavering support and encouragement.

HABITUS is published by undergraduates of Yale College; the University is not responsible for its contents. Structure and Agency: An Analysis of the Two Concepts in the Light of the Globalisation Debate.

Classical, canonical text in IR theory. It provides probably the most influential reinterpretation of the realist international political thought since Thucydides and re-examines all of the important conceptual constructs used in the field of IR: the anarchy of the structure, the balance of power, the state survival as a primary goal, the security dilemmas you have it all there/5.

The book does not endeavourto provide a theory of international politics. Indeed, one argument of thebook is that no such theory is possible. This argument follows logicallyfrom the third aim of the book, which is to examine the epistemologicaland methodological consequences associated with differing ontologicalaccounts of structure and agency.

1 African agency in international politics: scope, analysis and theory William Brown Paper presented at the ESRC African agency in international politics seminar, New Directions in the study of Africa’s IR: perspectives from southern Africa Wallenberg Research Centre, University of Stellenbosch, November The relationship of social structure to individual and collective agency has been central to sociology from the outset.

It remains so in period in which poststructuralists have challenged the idea of stable social structures and even the usefulness in .The Agent-Structure Problem in International Relations Theory Article (PDF Available) in International Organization 41(3) February with 6, Reads How we .