5 Items

Journal Article - Quarterly Journal: International Security

Correspondence: Neoclassical Realism and Its Critics

| Fall 2018

Davide Fiammenghi;  Sebastian Rosato and Joseph M. Parent; and Jeffrey W. Taliaferro, Steven E. Lobell, and Norrin M. Ripsman respond to Kevin Narizny's Fall 2017 article, “On Systemic Paradigms and Domestic Politics: A Critique of the Newest Realism.”

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- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

International Security

| Fall/Winter 2017-2018

A sampling of articles in the Fall 2017 of the Belfer Center's journal International Security.

International Security is America’s leading journal of security affairs. The International Security journal is edited at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center and published quarterly by the MIT Press. Questions may be directed to IS@harvard.edu.

People stand around about 5000 candles arranged to form a globe in front of the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany, March 31, 2012.

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Journal Article - International Security

On Systemic Paradigms and Domestic Politics: A Critique of the Newest Realism

| Fall 2017

Proponents of neoclassical realist approaches to international politics attempt to incorporate domestic factors, such as public opinion or regime stability, into realist interpretations, which focus on the structure of the international system. Neoclassical realism is, however, incoherent, unnecessary, and prone to methodological errors.

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Journal Article - Security Studies

Rational Idealism: The Political Economy of Internationalism in the United States and Great Britain, 1870-1945

| Spring 2003

Between 1870 and 1945, American and British leaders made a number of costly, “high politics” commitments to international law and multilateral cooperation. Of course, this period was not a golden age of peace and love; most of the time, foreign policymakers acted in their states’ parochial, short-term interests.