Request Inspection Copy

If you are an Academic or Teacher and wish to consider this book as a prescribed textbook for your course, you may be eligible for a complimentary inspection copy. Please complete this form, including information about your position, campus and course, before adding to cart.

* Required Fields

To complete your Inspection Copy Request you will need to click the Checkout button in the right margin and complete the checkout formalities. You can include Inspection Copies and purchased items in the same shopping cart, see our Inspection Copy terms for further information.

Any Questions? Please email our text Support Team on


Email this to a friend

* ALL required Fields

Order Inspection Copy

An inspection copy has been added to your shopping cart

International Relations Theory 3ed

by Oliver Daddow SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
Pbk 336 pages
AU$74.00 NZ$76.52
Product Status: In Stock Now
add to your cart
& Academics:
Available as eBook
AU$59.95 | NZ$66.96

Other Available Formats:

With chapters on all the major theories of international relations, accompanied by contemporary examples from popular culture, film and literature, this third edition is the ideal introduction to the key perspectives in the field. Key features include: 30% new content, with all chapters revised and updated; useful learning features including further reading, 'questions to ponder', 'common pitfalls' and 'taking it further' boxes, to help extend thinking beyond the classroom; invaluable chapters on getting the best out of your knowledge of International Relations Theory in essays and exams, including real life examples of best practice.

Part I Introduction to Your Course in IR Theory
Chapter 1: What is International Relations?
Chapter 2: International Relations Theory
Chapter 3: Theoretical Debates
Part II Theories of IR
Chapter 4: Liberalism
Chapter 5: Realism
Chapter 6: Neorealism and Neoliberalism
Chapter 7: The English School
Chapter 8: Constructivism
Chapter 9: Marxism
Chapter 10: Critical Theory
Chapter 11: Feminism
Chapter 12: Poststructuralism
Chapter 13: Postcolonialism
Chapter 14: Green International Theory
Part III Lectures, Tutorials, Coursework and Exams
Chapter 15: Making The Most Of Theory In Lectures and Tutorials
Chapter 16: Making The Most Of Theory In Essays
Chapter 17: Examples Of Good Practice In IR Theory Essays
Chapter 18: Making The Most Of Theory In Exams
Part IV Additional Resources

Now in a Third edition, International Relations Theory remains the go to text for students new to the theory of international relations. Within one compact text Oliver Daddow provides clear and concise introductions to the main strands of contemporary theorising, and invaluable guides for writing essays and revising for exams. Students of International Theory will find this book both a welcoming invitation to study, and an essential and reliable guide.