On Rules, Politics and Knowledge: Friedrich Kratochwil, International Relations, and Domestic Affairs

On Rules, Politics and Knowledge: Friedrich Kratochwil, International Relations, and Domestic Affairs


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Interrogates and extends Friedrich Kratochwil's pathbreaking work on knowledge, normative phenomena, and political practice in international relations. Contributors reflect on the ways in which normative phenomena, politics, and knowledge claims are linked in practice.

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ISBN-13: 9780230246041
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/13/2010
Series: Palgrave Studies in International Relations
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

MATHIAS ALBERT is Professor, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany
CHRIS BROWN is Professor of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
MLADA BUKOVANSKY is Associate Professor of Government, Smith College, USA
JAMES W. DAVIS is Professor for Political Science and Director of the Institute for Political Science, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
RICHARD FALK is Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice, Emeritus, Princeton University, USA, and Visiting Professor, Global and International Studies Program, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
JÖRG FRIEDRICHS is University Lecturer in Politics and a Member of the Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, UK
STEFANO GUZZINI is Professor of Government, Uppsala University, Sweden, and Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies
REY KOSLOWSKI is Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Associate Professor of Informatics, Director of the Centre for Policy Research Program on Border Control and Homeland Security, University at Albany (State University of New York) USA
YOSEF LAPID is Professor and Head, Department of Government, New Mexico State University, USA
DEBORAH WELCH LARSON is Professor of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
RICHARD NED LEBOW is James O. Freedman Presidential Professor of Government, Dartmouth College, and Centennial Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
MICHAEL LORIAUX is Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the French Interdisciplinary Group, Northwestern University, USA
NICHOLAS RENGGER is Professor of Political Theory and International Relations, University of St. Andrews, UK
JENS STEFFEK is University Lecturer in Political Science, Jacobs University of Bremen, Germany
ANTJE WIENER is Professor of Politics, University of Hamburg, Germany

Table of Contents

Foreword; R.Falk Introduction; The Editors PART I: THINKING WITH KRATOCHWIL: SPEECH, REASON, AND KNOWLEDGE De Gustibus (valoribus) est Disputandum: Contra Realpolitik without Politics, Theory without Reflexivity, Science without Judgment; S.Guzzini From Logic to Logics: The Relationship of Particular Cases to General Patterns in Social Life; J.W.Davis Game Theory and Reciprocity: Toward a Social Perspective; D.W.Larson 'Trust me, I promise!': Kratochwil's Contributions towards the Explanation of the Structure of Normative Social Relations; R.B.Hall What Do We Mean When We Say that Substance Matters?; J.Friedrichs On Norms, Communication and the Problem of Practice; O.Kessler Social Science: Social or Scientific Project; R.N.Lebow PART II: ARGUING WITH KRATOCHWIL: RULES, NORMS, AND ETHICS Rules in Practice; N.Onuf The Aesthetics of Power: Constructivist Historicism versus Thucydides; M.Loriaux Don't Reify Agency: International Law and Moral Action in an NGO World; C.Lynch Cynical Rascals or Conscientious Objectors? Interpreting Noncompliance with International Norms; M.Bukovansky Rules, Norms, Revisions?; N.J.Rengger PART III: BUILDING ON KRATOCHWIL: PERSUASION, ORDER, CHANGE The Quest for Persuasion: Habermasian Thought and the New German Idealism in International Relations; J.Steffek Normative Baggage in International Encounters: Contestation All the Way; A.Wiener Rules and Norms in a Post-Western World; C.Brown Understanding Change in International Politics, Again and Again and Again; R.Koslowski The 'Inter' According to Fritz: Rethinking IR's Proverbial Toolbox; M.Albert & Y.Lapid Friedrich Kratochwil's Published Work, 1971-2009

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