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Twisting Tongues and Twisting Arms: The Power of Political Rhetoric
While scholars of International Relations and comparative politics have usually treated rhetoric as epiphenomenal, one strand of constructivism has recently returned rhetoric to the heart ofExpand
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The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations: Philosophy of Science and Its Implications for the Study of World Politics
1. Playing with Fire 2. Philosophical Wagers 3. Neopositivism 4. Critical Realism 5. Analyticism 6. Reflexivity 7. A Pluralist Science of IR
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Foregrounding ontology: dualism, monism, and IR theory
While the recent proliferation in philosophical discussions in International Relations indicates a welcome increase in the discipline’s conceptual sophistication, a central issue has gone relativelyExpand
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Public Relations Practices: Managerial Case Studies and Problems
1. The Purpose of Public Relations. 2. How Public Relations Deals with Problems and Opportunities. 3. Employee Relations. 4. Community Relations. 5. Investor Relations. 6. Consumer Relations. 7.Expand
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Relations Before States:
In recent years, paradigmatic debates in International Relations (IR) have focused on questions of epistemology and methodology. While important in their own right, these differences have obscuredExpand
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International theory in a post-paradigmatic era: From substantive wagers to scientific ontologies
Concerns about the end of International Relations theory pivot around at least three different issues: the fading of the ‘paradigm wars’ associated with the 1990s and early 2000s; the general lack ofExpand
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Hegel's House, or ‘People are states too’
Are states people too? Yes , they are. In this I agree with Alexander Wendt's contention that the state is an ‘emergent phenomenon which cannot be reduced to individuals’, although I disagree withExpand
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Defending the West: Occidentalism and the Formation of NATO
EITHER the traditional realist explanation nor liberal and constructivist alternatives are adequate to explain NATO’s formation. Existing explanations of the formation of NATO in InternationalExpand
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'Civilization' on Trial
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High level of HIV-1 drug resistance mutations in patients with unsuppressed viral loads in rural northern South Africa
BackgroundCombination antiretroviral therapy (cART) has significantly reduced HIV morbidity and mortality in both developed and developing countries. However, the sustainability of cART may beExpand
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