A theory of International relations is a set of Ideas that explains how the
International System works. The key theories of International Relations is
backed up with concrete evidence. The Three C's of International Relations are
Conflict, Cooperation, Competition where the reason being that most relations
between Countries almost always have something to do with one of the these three
The Objective of the International Relations Concentration is to foster
Creative thinking about Pressing global Problems and to equip students with the
analytic tools, language expertise and cross-cultural understanding to guide
them in that Process.
The Major Theories Of International Relations Are As Follows:
It is a theory that Claims to explain the reality
of International Politics.
It is a theory that suggests the priority of Ideals,
Principles, Values and goals over concrete realities.
It is a political and moral philosophy based on
Liberty, Consent of the governed and equality before the law.
It is a body of doctrine developed by Karl Marx and to
a lesser extent by Friedrich Engels in the mid-19th Century. It Originally
consisted of three related ideas:a philosophical, anthropology, a theory of
history and an economic and political program.
It is the Claim that significant aspects of International Relations are
historically and socially Constructed rather than inevitable Consequences of
human nature or other essential Characteristics of World Politics
It is the theory of the Political ,Social, Economic
Equality of the Sexes and an Organized activity on behalf of women's rights and
It is a theory of International relations that
arose during the inter-war period principally from the strong concern about the
obsolescence of the State as a form of social Organization.
It is the Policy of doctrine of isolating one's
country from the affairs of other nations by declining to enter into alliances,
foreign economic commitments, International Agreements etc.
It is the policy or doctrine of Intervening,
especially government interference in the affairs of another state or in
domestic economic affairs.
It is the study of the unique and exceptional
theory that a nation, region or political system is exceptional and does not
conform to the norms.
It is a Policy or practice of Expansion and
especially of territorial expansion by a nation.
It is a Philosophical movement that started in
the 1830s with the belief that the most important reality is what is sensed or
what is intuitive, rather than what is thought such as scientific knowledge.
These are the major theories that exactly defines the Concept of International
Relations in a systematic way.
Written By: A. Jonah Elisa Shiny