Neoclassical realism and theories of foreign policy

  title={Neoclassical realism and theories of foreign policy},
  author={G. Rose},
  journal={World Politics},
  pages={144 - 172}
  • G. Rose
  • Published 1998
  • Economics
  • World Politics
Although international relations theory has been dominated for two decades by debates over theories of international politics, recently there has been a surge of interest in theories of foreign policy. These seek to explain, not the pattern of outcomes of state interactions, but rather the behavior of individual states. The author surveys three prominent theories of foreign policy and shows how the works under review set out a compelling alternative, one that updates and systematizes insights… Expand