Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM502: International Relations: Power and Institutions

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations: Philosophy of Science and its Implications for the Study of World Politics (London: Routledge, 2011).

William R. Keylor, The Twentieth Century World and Beyond: An International History since 1900. 5th ed. (Oxford:OxfordUniversityPress, 2010).

Barry Buzan, and Richard Little, International Systems in World History: Remaking the Study of International Relations

(Oxford:OxfordUniversityPress, 2000).

Michael W. Doyle, Ways of War and Peace: Realism, Liberalism, and Socialism (New York; London: Norton, 1997).

Timothy Dunne, Milja Kurki, and Steve Smith (eds.), International Relations Theories: Discipline and Diversity. 2nd ed

(New York:OxfordUniversityPress, 2010).

Naeem Inayatullah, and David L. Blaney, International Relations and the Problem of Difference (London: Routledge,


David Long, and Brian C. Schmidt (eds.), Imperialism and Internationalism in the Discipline of International Relations

(Albany,N.Y.:StateUniversityofNew YorkPress, 2005).

Ido Oren, Our Enemies and US: America's Rivalries and the Making of Political Science (Ithaca,N.Y.;CornellUniversity

Press, 2003).

Brian C. Schmidt, The Political Discourse of Anarchy: A Disciplinary History of International Relations (New York: State

UniversityofNew YorkPress, 1998).

Arlene B. Tickner, and Ole Wæver (eds.), International Relations Scholarship around the World: Worlding Beyond the

West (London: Routledge, 2009).