The international world is a set of complex events surrounding its subjects with a sense of veneration and awe. International Relations is sublime. ‘Theories’ are the keys to unlock these mysteries. This book ‘Theories of International Relations’ presents the main conceptual systems that help understand the world and its myriad affairs. Its author Khurshid Ali Singay has a plan to make these theories both accurate and interesting. Every chapter starts with a conceptual background that sets the scene for the main propositions to come. It ends with the introduction of main contributors of that theory. The book describes and explains these theories:
- Classical Realism Neo-Realism
- Liberalism Marxism
- Dependency Theory The World System Theory
- Social Constructivism The Clash of Civilisations
- Poststructuralism Feminism
As such, it is a book that serves the teachers and students who want to see a book that captures their course. For the interested readers, it is also a book to be read and enjoyed for its own sake.