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Classical realism (international relations)

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Classical realism (international relations)

Classical Realism is a Reinhold Niebuhr.[2] Classical Realist thought has since been overshadowed by Neorealism after Kenneth Waltz' work became more widely accepted due to the rise of Structuralism in North American International Relations scholarship which favored the latter's emphasis on rationality rather than human nature as cause for political conflict.[3]

Human nature and international politics

Hans Morgenthau wrote in his 1948 work

  1. ^ Jackson, Robert, Sorensen, Georg, Introduction to International Relations: Theories and Approaches, 3rd ed, (2007), p 305
  2. ^ Lebow, R. N. (2005). Classical Realism, in T. Dunne, M. Kurki and S. Smith, International Relations Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  3. ^ Ashley, R. K. (1987). The poverty of Neorealism. In R. O. Keohane (Ed.), Neorealism and its critics (pp. 255–300). New York: Columbia University.
  4. ^ Morgenthau, Hans, 1948. Politics Among Nations, (New York: Knopf) Chapters 1 and 2.
  5. ^ Morgenthau, Hans, 1948. Politics Among Nations, (New York: Knopf) Chapters 1 and 2.



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