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Neoclassical Realist Theory of International Politics

Norrin M. Ripsman, Jeffrey W. Taliaferro, and Steven E. Lobell

Abstract

Since Gideon Rose’s 1998 review article in World Politics and following the release of Lobell, Ripsman, and Taliaferro’s 2009 edited volume Neoclassical Realism, the State, and Foreign Policy, neoclassical realism has emerged as major theoretical approach to the study of foreign policy on both sides of the Atlantic. Proponents of neoclassical realism claim it is the logical extension of the Kenneth Waltz’s structural realism into the realm of foreign policy. In this new book, Norrin M. Ripsman, Jeffrey W. Taliaferro, and Steven E. Lobell argue that neoclassical realism is far more than an exte ... More

Keywords: neoclassical realism, power, international relations, grand strategy, foreign policy, crisis behavior, international relations theories

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199899234
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899234.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Norrin M. Ripsman, author
Professor of Political Science, Concordia University

Jeffrey W. Taliaferro, author
Associate Professor of Political Science, Tufts University

Steven E. Lobell, author
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Utah