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 International Relations
International Relations (IR) is concerned with transnational interactions among countries, an issue that has gained added significance in the wake of the new world disorder of post-September 11, 2001.
Because IR is carried out within a global society that is informally regulated by norms, rules, and institutions, scholars refer to the global environment as an "international system." An important goal of this study is to describe the nature and evolution of contemporary global structures.
The B.A. in International Relations has also proven to be a successful undergraduate degree for graduate programs and law school.
www.hpu.edu /index.cfm?section=undergrad799   (465 words)

 International Relations
An introduction to international law, with particular emphasis on law that attempts to govern the use of force by states.
This course is a survey of Russia's relations with the world, and particularly with Europe and the United States, from the Revolution through the Soviet period to the present.
Topics include `weak-state' strategies of international relations; the management of hemispheric security concerns and intra-regional rivalries; prospects for economic and political integration; forms and significance of external influence; and the role of such current problems as debt, trade, and illegal drugs in structuring the region's foreign relations.
www.dartmouth.edu /~govt/courses/descriptions/ir.html   (1853 words)

 International Studies
The International Relations & Diplomacy specialization of the International Studies major is intended to provide liberal arts students with an introduction to the relations between sovereign states in a continuously evolving international system.
Centering on the post-World War II period, it looks at the historical genesis of the current international system, at the relations, conflictual and cooperative, between states in areas like collective problem-solving, diplomacy, and trade and at the role of international organizations, like the United Nations, in mediating these relations.
Its educational goal is to provide a firm foundation of knowledge and understanding of international issues and trends on which students can build in their later lives and careers.
psweb.sbs.ohio-state.edu /International/majors/internat_relations.html   (111 words)

 International Relations
Though it is, of course, impossible to predict the future, by studying how the past has influenced the present you'll be attempting to predict the consequences of international decisions.
As an International Relations major, you'll be integrating many points of view in an effort to work together for a better world.
International Relations is a multi-disciplinary major that draws from politics, history, economics, law, sociology, psychology, philosophy, ethics, and geography.
www.princetonreview.com /college/research/majors/majorBasics.asp?majorID=146   (206 words)

 International Relations
The "international" in International Relations is moreover inseparable from domestic concerns and is as much about cooperation and compromise among international actors as it is about competition and conflict.
Topics include the seeming invisibility of women in the study of international affairs and within international decision-making, the existence of differential international "packages of expectations" concerning the roles of men and women, competing dominant and subordinate masculinities and femininities, the struggle for women's empowerment, and the gendered impact of globalization processes.
This course is a survey of the critical International Political Economy (IPE) tradition in the study of International Relations, from Marx and Polanyi to Cox and Strange.
www.mta.ca /calendar/03-04/InternationalRelations.html   (975 words)

 International Relations Department
The department of International Relations was established in 1956 and is the only one of its kind in eastern India.
The department of International Relations is located at the main campus of the Jadavpur University and is housed in the ground, first and fourth floors of the PG Arts building.
The department imparts knowledge on the varied aspects of national and international politics giving primary emphasis on contemporary issues relating to political, strategic and economic matters.
www.jadavpur.edu /academics/arts_international_relations.htm   (714 words)

 International Relations
International relations is filled with gray areas; you’ll be learning to think critically with no fixed set of rules to follow.
International relations majors also study separatist groups such as the Basques, Tibetans, and Kurds, and more recently, terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda.
A large part of international relations is diplomacy, the art of conducting negotiations between countries.
www.collegeboard.com /csearch/majors_careers/profiles/majors/45.0901.html   (366 words)

 Agnes Scott College | Academics | International Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
International relations is a study of global affairs that draws upon the connections of economics, politics and history.
The international relations courses at Agnes Scott encourage students not only to learn about the various aspects of the global system, but to think in new ways about how those interconnections have been systematically shaped by history, politics and economics.
As you explore the relations among both nations and non-governmental parties, you will draw from the perspectives, theories, insights and methods of several disciplines to acquire the knowledge needed to work in several professions.
www.agnesscott.edu /academics/p_international_relations.asp   (708 words)

 International Relations
University of Michigan Library source information about countries of the world and international organizations for use in debate and political science courses.
The ISN - International Relations and Security Network - is a one-stop information network for security and defence studies, peace and conflict research, and international relations.
Linkages is a clearing-house for past and future international meetings related to the environment and development
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /orgs.htm   (529 words)

 International Relations
The faculty at Knox present intelligent and diverse perspectives on international relations that encourage students to reach their own conclusions regarding questions of diplomacy, power politics, international law and ethics, transnational forces, military strategy, feminism, behavioralism, and ideal models of international political and economic development.
Students often undertake national and international internships, independent studies in an area of particular student interest, Honors Projects, and a host of experiential learning opportunities related to International Relations.
The International Relations program is housed with the Political Science Department in George Davis Hall, which includes the International News Center, the Centel Data Analysis Lab, and the Center for Language and Culture Studies—all of which are beneficial to International Relations majors.
www.knox.edu /internationalrelations.xml   (266 words)

 International Relations
In addition to the analytic tools of political science and economics, all International Relations majors are required to demonstrate competence in at least one major world foreign language at a level comparable to two years of college instruction.
The Director of the International Relations program will work with interested students to arrange internship opportunities in Cleveland, elsewhere in the U.S. or in some instances with foreign corporations or organizations abroad.
The purpose of the concentration is to enable students to pursue an in-depth study of one area of international studies corresponding to their intellectual and/or career interests.
www.csuohio.edu /undergradcatalog00/a_s/degrees/int.htm   (976 words)

 Boston University Brussels International Relations Graduate Program
With this International Relations Program, you will be provided with the practical know-how for conducting international trade in the constantly changing global marketplace.
In the midst of the ever-changing international landscape, there’s no better global city than Brussels for you to learn first hand about International Relations.
International students are also required to demonstrate fluent written and oral English skills.
www.bu.edu /brussels/graduate_programs/graduate_certificate/international_relations/index.html   (245 words)

 WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources--International Relations Journals and Magazines
Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs-- This independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization is dedicated to research and education at the nexus of ethics and international affairs and offers the "Insider" newsletter and the journals Ethics and International Affairs and Human Rights Dialogue, with selected articles available online.
International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law-- "The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law's quarterly journal of analysis on global civil society.
Wilson Quarterly-- The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution posts the full text of articles from the current edition of this quarterly periodical, which often includes international themes.
www2.etown.edu /vl/journals.html   (1129 words)

 Bachelor of Arts in International Relations at AIU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The bachelor's program focuses on national, regional, and international areas of study while facilitating the development of knowledge and skills for successful careers in a multicultural U.S. society and the global society.
International relations students will find a number of program characteristics that make the AIU experience distinctive.
The program is enhanced by faculty with international experience and students who come to AIU from a wide range of countries.
www2.alliant.edu /cas/ir   (170 words)

 International Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Information Technology and International Affairs - sources useful for studying the impact of the ongoing communications revolution on the course of international relations.
International Relations and Security Network - ISN is a clearinghouse for resources in the field of security and defense studies, peace and conflict research, and international relations.
International Relations Research Archive - serves as a clearinghouse for articles, statistics, dissertations and other forms of research material pertaining to the study of international relations.
www.augsburg.edu /international_relations/web.html   (257 words)

 Faculty of International Relations
There are seven Departments in the structure of the Faculty: the Department of International Relations and Diplomatic Service, the Department of Country Studies and International Tourism, the Department of International Economic Relations, the Department of International Economic Analysis and Finance, the Department of International Law, the Department of European Law, the Department of Foreign Languages.
There also is a post-graduate course in the specialties: international law, world economy and international economic relations, political problems of international systems and global development.
The Faculty of International Relations organized a number of international conferences, namely: “National Identity and European Integration on the Eve of the 21 st Century”, “New Global Economy: Tendencies and Prospects”, “Ukrainian Foreign Policy Interest”, “European Law: Science, Education, Practice”, NATO Winter Academy “Euroatlantic Integration: the Instrument for Stability”.
www.franko.lviv.ua /faculty/intrel/intrel_en/main_e.htm   (394 words)

 A Second Image - International Relations Theory - Constructivism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The principle actors are states, personified unitary rational actors whose behaviour is determined by the structure of international anarchy.
Recognising knowledge is not neutral but constitutive of interests the objective is to provide a critique of traditional problem-solving positivism with a commitment to emancipation and new forms of international community conducive to freedom, cooperation, and peace.
There is a number of feminist approaches to World Politics, but all share the assumption that gender is important and it makes a difference that men, not women, have written the main theories and been in control of policy-making.
home.scarlet.be /~lazone/ir_theory_overview.html   (507 words)

 TheFA.com - International Relations
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: Paul Gascoigne and Ray Clemence spoke about their trip to Botswana - watch the video.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: Click here for photos of The FA's visit to Botswana with Paul Gascoigne and Ray Clemence.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: England legends Paul Gascoigne and Ray Clemence are with The FA in Botswana.
www.thefa.com /TheFA/InternationalRelations   (81 words)

 Britannia's International Relations 1895 - 1999
International protests and reinforcement of Anti-German feelings in GB (and especially in F).
Fleet deployment: in the Mediterranean, role of GB is assured by F. Generalities: Russia is perceived as biggest threat at the beginning.
After the battle of Dien Bien Phu in the Indochina war '54 GB is leading negotiations (because US refuses to meet the Chinese).
www.stoessel.ch /hei/hpi/Great_Britain_World_1895_1999.htm   (3546 words)

 International Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tulane University Hospital and Clinic's Department of International Relations was created to assist you and your family with a number of services provided to you during your visit to our facility.
The Department of International Relations will coordinate your appointments with the appropriate specialists, help you get registered, and make reservations for your stay either at the Tulane Deming Pavilion or at a nearby hotel that offers preferential rates to Tulane patients.
During your visit to Tulane, the Department of International Relations will be responsible for coordinating all of the services you may need.
www.tuhc.com /CustomPage.asp?guidCustomContentID=82CB2415-8E7E-11D4-81F3-00508B1249D5   (274 words)

 The IR Theory Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The International Relations (IR) Theory Web site is an on-line resource for students, scholars and other professionals interested in International Relations theory and research.
International Relations theory entails the development of conceptual frameworks and theories to facilitate the understanding and explanation of events and phenomena in world politics, as well as the analysis and informing of associated policies and practices.
The discipline of IR was officially established after World War 1 with a view to avoiding future mass conflicts and ensuring peaceful change.
www.irtheory.com   (140 words)

 International Relations Committee - Democratic Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Washington, DC — Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the House International Relations Committee, is urging the Argentine government to issue long-awaited indictments for the masterminds and organizers of the July 18, 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Washington, DC -- Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the House International Relations Committee, was arrested today at the embassy of Sudan during a protest on the part of the people of Darfur.
Washington, DC —— Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the House International Relations Committee, today joined Committee Chairman Henry Hyde (R-IL) in introducing a three-year reauthorization of the Millennium Challenge Corporation clarifying that its mission is to reduce overall poverty in recipient countries by supporting activities that promote sustainable economic growth and development.
www.house.gov /international_relations_democratic   (4766 words)

 International Relations and Politics : University of Sussex
At both undergraduate and graduate levels we offer variety and choice to the student within the context of carefully constructed programmes.
We ourselves are an international Department, with 33 faculty members and around 310 International Relations, 200 Politics, plus 50 joint International Relations and Politics students from all over the world.
Whether you are coming from Britain, continental Europe or further afield, whether you have just left school or are returning to education after spending some years in the world outside, we hope you will find our Department a lively, interesting and friendly environment.
www.sussex.ac.uk /irp   (175 words)

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