Scientific Realism and International Relations

  • Jonathan Joseph
  • Colin Wight

About this book


Critical and scientific realism have emerged as important perspectives on international relations in recent years. The attraction of these approaches lies in the claim that they can transcend the positivism vs postpositivism divide. This book demonstrates the vitality of this approach and the difference that 'realism' makes.


economy human rights international relations law political economy realism

Editors and affiliations

  • Jonathan Joseph
    • 1
  • Colin Wight
    • 2
  1. 1.University of KentUK
  2. 2.University of ExeterUK

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