The SAGE Handbook of the History, Philosophy and Sociology of International Relations

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The SAGE Handbook of the History, Philosophy and Sociology of International Relations offers a panoramic overview of the broad field of International Relations by integrating three distinct but interrelated foci. It retraces the historical development of International Relations (IR) as a professional field of study, explores the philosophical foundations of IR, and interrogates the sociological mechanisms through which scholarship is produced and the field is structured.

Comprising 38 chapters from both established scholars and an emerging generation of innovative meta-theorists and theoretically driven empiricists, the handbook fosters discussion of the field from the inside out, forcing us to come to grips with the widely held perception that IR is experiencing an existential crisis quite unlike anything else in its hundred-year history. This timely and innovative reference volume reflects on situated scholarly practices in a way that projects our collective thinking into the future.

PART ONE: THE INWARD GAZE: INTRODUCTORY REFLECTIONS
PART TWO: IMAGINING THE INTERNATIONAL, ACKNOWLEDGING THE GLOBAL
PART THREE: THE SEARCH FOR (AN) IDENTITY
PART FOUR: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AS A PROFESSION
PART FIVE: LOOKING AHEAD: THE FUTURE OF META-ANALYSIS

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Andreas Gofas is currently a Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, while on leave from Panteion University of Athens where he is Assistant Professor of International Relations. Andreas is also the co-director of the Olympia Summer Academy. In the past, he has held visiting research positions at Yale University, the University of Sheffield, the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and the LSE. His research interests include: IR theory; Social Theory and the Philosophy of Social Sciences; the History and Sociology of IR knowledge; Terrorism and Political Violence; Risk Analysis.

Dr. Hamati-Ataya's research lies at the intersection(s) of world politics, global history, social theory, natural and historical epistemology, and the anthropology, history, and sociology of culture, knowledge, science, and technology. She is since 2013 a Marie Curie fellow under the European Commission's 7th Framework Programme, and has recently been awarded a European Research Council Consolidator Grant under the EU's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme for her project ARTEFACT beginning in 2017.

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SAGE
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Published on
Jul 30, 2018
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Pages
616
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ISBN
9781526415608
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Language
English
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Political Science / General
Political Science / International Relations / General
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