World Politics: Rationalism and Beyond

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This book provides an overview of the entire discipline of world affairs in a way that makes immediate sense, i.e. systematic, cogent and comprehensive. It is also a critique of the limits that rationalism sets on how we know world affairs, showing how we might transcend these limits by augmenting rationalist research with non-rationalist techniques. It should appeal to anyone interest in why analysts so often seem to explain world affairs inaccurately and misunderstand what these affairs mean.
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About the author

RALPH PETTMAN is the Foundation Professor of International Relations at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His publications include Biopolitics and International Values, State and Class: A Sociology of International Affairs and International Politics, Balance of Power, Balance of Productivity, Balance of Ideologies.
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Jan 11, 2001
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Political Science / General
Political Science / History & Theory
Political Science / International Relations / General
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