International Relations Theory
- Oliver Daddow - The University of Nottingham, UK
International Relations (General) | International Relations Theory
With chapters on all the major theories of international relations, accompanied by contemporary examples from popular culture, film and literature, this Third Edition is the ideal introduction to the key perspectives in the field.
- 30% new content, with all chapters revised and updated
- Useful learning features including further reading, 'questions to ponder', 'common pitfalls' and 'taking it further' boxes, to help you extend your thinking beyond the classroom
- Invaluable chapters on getting the best out of your knowledge of International Relations Theory in essays and exams, including real life examples of best practice.
Daddow’s book is one of the best reference books in the discipline of International Relations. It is highly accessible, written in an engaging style that skillfully combines theory with practice. I would not hesitate to recommend this essential book to students of international politics. I am always happy to recommend Daddow’s book to my students whenever they need clear explanations to highly theoretical questions.
The new edition of Daddow’s International Relations Theory offers an invaluable introduction for undergraduate and postgraduate students who are completely new to the field. Written in an accessible style with user-friendly features and examples, the book succinctly covers the full range of theories from Liberalism, through Feminism and Poststructuralism to Green Theory. The advice on using IR theory in tutorials, exams and essays makes this a crucial study guide. There is no better IR theory primer on the market.
Now in a Third edition, International Relations Theory remains the go to text for students new to the theory of international relations. Within one compact text Oliver Daddow provides clear and concise introductions to the main strands of contemporary theorising, and invaluable guides for writing essays and revising for exams. Students of International Theory will find this book both a welcoming invitation to study, and an essential and reliable guide.
International Relations Theory is an accessible and engaging text that provides students with a broad and diverse introduction to different perspectives in IR. This book encourages students to be active learners and citizens in their approach to IR theory. Daddow shows IR theory to be a messy field of contrasting approaches but provides students with the tools to navigate this messiness and apply it to real world problems of international politics.
very good book which has been added to my reading list. Daddow provides the reader with explanations and guidance to develop their knowledge
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: What is International Relations?