International Relations: Theories and Cases

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Relations: Theories and Cases

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    International Relations, Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    IA 100 (Introduction to International Relations)

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course complements empirical knowledge acquired by students in the IA 100 course. It consists of in-depth study of main theories of international relations: realism, liberalism, Marxism, constructivism, feminism, and post-structuralism as well as using these theories to explain political concepts and look at specific cases in contemporary politics. Beyond application of theoretical frameworks to current affairs students will learn how to criticize existing theories and how political science concepts evolve and change due to changing international context.

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