Foundations in International Relations POLS7258
Foundations in International Relations with Dr Constance Duncombe
This course aims to provide postgraduate students with no prior background in International Relations or Peace and Conflict Studies a necessary grounding in the subject. The course introduces students to the various theoretical approaches to the study of world politics, providing them with conceptual lenses through which to understand and analyse the major historical and contemporary issues at the core of the discipline. The course also aims to introduce students to the key issues in the in current international agenda, including sovereignty, international law, globalization, human rights, humanitarian intervention and terrorism.