This course introduces and examines key theories and approaches in the study of international relations, including realism and neo-realism; theories about war, security and the use of force in international relations; classical liberalism, globalization, and transformation in world politics; theories about inter-state co-operation and transnationalism; the concept of international society; constructivism and the impact of law and norms in international relations; neo-Marxist and critical theoretical approaches to international relations; and normative theory and international ethics.

Pre-requisite: None