Imperialism and Internationalism in the Discipline of International Relations

Imperialism and Internationalism in the Discipline of International Relations

by David Long

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Overview

What were the guiding themes of the discipline of International Relations before World War II? The traditional disciplinary history has long viewed this time period as one guided by idealism and then challenged by realism. This book reconstructs in detail some of the formative episodes of the field's early development and arrives at the conclusion that, in actuality, the early years of International Relations were preoccupied not with idealism and realism but with the dual themes of imperialism and internationalism. Thus, the beginnings of the discipline have resonance with the recently revived discourse of empire and the global status and policies of the United States as the world's sole superpower.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791483930
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/18/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 381 KB

About the Author

David Long is Associate Professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. He is the coeditor (with Lucian M. Ashworth) of New Perspectives on International Functionalism.

Brian C. Schmidt is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Carleton University and author of The Political Discourse of Anarchy: A Disciplinary History of International Relations, also published by SUNY Press.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction
David Long and Brian C. Schmidt

1. Francis Lieber, Imperialism, and Internationalism
David Clinton

2. Paul S. Reinsch and the Study of Imperialism and Internationalism
Brian C. Schmidt

3. Paternalism and the Internationalization of Imperialism: J. A. Hobson on the International Government of the "Lower Races"
David Long

4. "A Liberal in a Muddle": Alfred Zimmern on Nationality, Internationality, and Commonwealth
Jeanne Morefield

5. Fabian Paternalism and Radical Dissent: Leonard Woolf's Theory of Economic Imperialism
Peter Wilson

6. Internationalism and the Promise of Science
Jan-Stefan Fritz

7. Birth of a Discipline
Robert Vitalis

References

Contributors

SUNY Series in Global Politics

Index

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