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The Promise of Constructivism in International Relations Theory
  • Ted Hopf
  • Political Science
  • International Security
  • 22 January 1998
A challenger to the continuing dominance of neorealism and neoliberal institutionalism in the study of international relations in the United States, constructivism is regarded with a great deal ofExpand
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Social Construction of International Politics: Identities & Foreign Policies, Moscow, 1955 and 1999
  • Ted Hopf
  • Political Science
  • 1 September 2002
Constructivism at home: theory and method -- The Russian nation, new Soviet man, class and modernity: identity relations in Moscow, 1955 -- Identities as social structures: enabling and constrainingExpand
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Social construction of international politics
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The logic of habit in International Relations
IR theory is dominated by the logics of consequentialism and appropriateness. But Max Weber offered four logics of choice, not just two. Beyond the instrumental rationality of Zweckrationalität andExpand
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‘Crimea is ours’: A discursive history
Russia could have annexed Crimea anytime in the last 25 years. The fact that it did so only in March 2014 is a puzzle. I argue that the predominant discourse of Russian national identity by 2014 madeExpand
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The Distribution of Identity and the Future of International Order: China's Hegemonic Prospects
Existing theories predict that the rise of China will trigger a hegemonic transition and the current debate centers on whether or not the transition will be violent or peaceful. This debate largelyExpand
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Reconstructing the Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958
Preface Chapter One, Introduction Chapter Two, Stalinism after the War: A Discourse of Danger, 1945-53 Chapter Three, Stalin's Foreign Policy: The Discourse of Danger Abroad, 1945-53 Chapter Four,Expand
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