Ayselin YILDIZ Yaşar University

IR 2209 International Relations Theories

caveman_fire_develop_theories_1549935(Fall, 2018-19)

Section I:
Monday: 12:30-15:20  
Mid-term exam: November 12, 2018


Section II:

Tuesday 11:30-14:20 
Mid-term exam: November 13, 2018

Office Hours: Monday 15:30-17:00

COURSE SYLLABUS

Student course evaluations of previous years.

Announcements

Paper Debates

  1. Pinar Bilgin, Berivan Elis.(2008) “Hard power, Soft Power: Toward a More Realistic Power Analysis”. Insight Turkey. 10 (2). pp.5-20 (Debate on 22 and 23 October for each section)
  2. G.John Ikkenberry (2009) “Liberal Institutionalism 3.0:America and the Dilemmas of Liberal World Order” Perspective on Politics. 7(1): 71-89 (November 19 for section I and November 20 for section II)
  3. J.Nye “The Dark Side of Self-Determination” January 9, 2009  
  4. Paper Debate 4, Waltz 1993 
  5. Paper Debate 5 
  6. March Lynch, “Kissinger the Constructivist”, October 21, 2014 
  7. Paper Debate 7 Walt 1998

Assignments

assignments

Topic Submission due date
What are the six principles of Hans Morgenthau’s political realism   Section I: October 15 , 2018
  Section II: October 16, 2018 
How do liberals explain modernization of state?  Section I: November 7, 2018  
 Section II: November 7, 2018
Citing to Wendt (1999), briefly explain the three cultures of anarchy. Explain the Hobbsian, Lockean and Kantian perspectives Section I: November 19, 2018
Section II: November 20, 2018
   

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