Essays about: "IR Realism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words IR Realism.

  1. 1. An analysis of foreign involvement within the Syria conflict. : Why had the United States and Russia a foreign interest in Syria. 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Emelie Pettersson; [2020]
    Keywords : International Relations; International politics; IR Realism; IR Liberalism; foreign policy; foreign intervention; Syria civil war; Russia foreign policy; US foreign policy;

    Abstract : This study offers an alternative analysis of the current literature regarding foreign involvement in the Syria civil war. The initials briefly describe the current situation in Syria, international relations and why the conflict is interesting to analyse from a scientific standpoint. READ MORE

  2. 2. What are the Difficulties in Settling the South China Sea Dispute : Obstacles to Dispute Settlement Through the Lens of Liberal and Neo-Realist IR Theory

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Alexander Pålstam; [2019]
    Keywords : UNCLOS; South China Sea; International Relations; Border Dispute; South East Asia; Territorial Dispute; Maritime Dispute; Neo-Realism; Liberalism; Maritime Claims; Territorial Claims; China; Vietnam; the Philippines; the USA; IR;

    Abstract : Sovereignty over the South China Sea waters and the territorial features therein has been a contentious issue since at least the 1970’s, with conflicting claims going back even further. Key concepts of Liberal and Neo-Realist International Relations Theory are used to assess respective theory’s explanatory capability for why the South China Sea Dispute is difficult to settle. READ MORE


    University essay from Malmö högskola/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Johan Ekberg; [2014]
    Keywords : IR-theory sports; Liberalism; Realism; Social Constructivism; Sochi; the Olympic Games;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to, through media, observe and map the political controversies during the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and once the games have finished summarize and analyze them in order to close in on a comprehensive understanding of them. In addition to being tinged by the hermeneutics and inductive reasoning the study uses a methodology referred to as a qualitative explanatory case study with an intensive approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Meta-Geopolitics of Central Asia : A Comparative Study of the Regional Influence of the European Union and the Shanghai Co-operation Organization

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utvecklingLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Hossein Aghaie Joobani; [2013]
    Keywords : Central Asia; Meta-geopolitics; the European Union EU ; China; normative power; the Shanghai Co-operation Organization; Realism; Constructivism; geopolitics; The Great Game; energy security; socialization; Confucianism; balance of power; Eurasia; the Shanghai Spirit; legitimacy; Tajikistan; Uzbekistan; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Turkmenistan; Iran; Silk Road; geopolitics; John J. Mearsheimer; security dilemma; Xinjiang province; Sunni Muslims; Afghanistan war; 9 11 attacks; Soviet Union; human rights; defensive realism; East Turkestan; The EU Strategy for a New Partnership; China; SCO; CSTO; NATO; CIS.;

    Abstract : Central Asia has been the focal point of intense geopolitical power struggle throughout history. At the dawn of the 21st century, Central Asia has undergone major changes as the European Union and the China-led Shanghai Co-operation Organization have emerged as two normative powers, both seeking to influence the patterns of security governance in the region. READ MORE

  5. 5. The European Union and Russian Federation Energy Relations: Petrification or Revival?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Bakhtiyar Badalov; [2012]
    Keywords : European Union; Energy security; European energy policy; Energy Dialogue; Energy Charter Treaty; Interdependency; Institutionalism; Realism; Russia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis is devoted to understand the relationships between the European Union (EU) and Russian Federation (RF). The study is concentrated on the fields of energy (Oil and Gas) in their strategic partnership. The events during the last century in the global energy markets have put the European Union face to face with new challenges. READ MORE