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Are states the only relevant conceptual actors in world politics?

Are states the only relevant conceptual actors in world politics?

| November 13, 2012

This research paper intends to question whether states are the only relevant conceptual actors in world politics by analysing realist and liberal accounts of international relations theory. It also seeks to argue that globalisation has heightened the relevancy of non-state actors within international relations discourse, arguing that the role of non-state actors must be taken more seriously by scholars. […]

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Are states the only relevant conceptual actors in world politics?

Are states the only relevant conceptual actors in world politics?

| October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The theoretical body of knowledge labeled Realism has dominated as well as shaped the modern study of International Relations for many years. One of the core components of Realist thought is the centrality of the state in thinking about world politics. For this reason, discussing the supremacy of the state as the conceptual unit within […]

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