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What is realism in international law and human rights?

Bowring, Bill (2010) What is realism in international law and human rights? In: Joseph, J. and Wight, C. (eds.) Scientific Realism and International Relations. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 101-114. ISBN 9780230240063.

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From book synopsis: 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 and offer solid foundations for new developments in international relations theory. This is the first book that brings together authors working within this perspective. It provides both an accessible introduction and detailed elaboration of scientific realist ideas. In doing so, it aims to demonstrate the vitality of this approach and the difference that 'realism' makes.

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Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2010 14:04
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