Kalevi Holsti: A Pioneer in International Relations Theory, by Kalevi Holsti

By Kalevi Holsti

In honour of Prof. Kalevi Holsti’s eightieth birthday, this assortment offers 15 of the popular Political Scientist’s significant essays and examine initiatives. It additionally bargains a set of his writings and essays on theories of diplomacy, overseas coverage research, safeguard and the realm order. those formerly released works handle matters that stay “hot issues” at the overseas schedule, akin to the altering nature of battle and the motives of failed states; significant essays additionally evaluation the present look for overseas order. Prof. Holsti is the writer of a massive textbook that has been translated into Mandarin, Korean, eastern, and Bahasa Indonesian. millions of undergraduates all over the world are accustomed to his work.

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Kosmopolis: Rauhan, Konfliktinja Maailmanpolitiikan Tutkimuksen Aikakauslehti 23: 3, (1993), pp. 95–102. “War, Peace, and the State of the State,” International Political Science Review, 16 (1995), pp. 319–39. “Detente as a Source of International Conflict,” Korean Journal of International Studies, IX (1977–78), pp. 51–60. “The Dividing Discipline: New Challenges to International Theory”, Yonsei Journal of Public Administration, 9 (1982), pp. 299–313. Articles on Balance of Power, Detente, Autarky in World Encyclopedia of Peace, Oxford, Pergamon Press, 1986, 1997.

David Singer, “How much longer will we believe that if one person thinks such and such is true, that this constitutes useful knowledge” (italics in original), quoted in Rosenau 1980, 209, n. 16. 34 4 Hegemony and Challenge in International Theory The only two challenges which, according to the three criteria, qualify as separate paradigms are (1) world or global society models and, to put them together, (2) dependency/world capitalist-system theories. There are of course many different versions of these two paradigms.

4 This position was not, however, inconsistent with views expressed by Jeremy Bentham and some early nineteenth-century liberals. See below, pp. 28–9. g. Donelan 1978; Kent and Nicholson 1980; Taylor 1978a. Australians have made significant contributions as well: see Pettman 1979 and Miller 1981. This list is illustrative, not exhaustive. 28 4 Hegemony and Challenge in International Theory international theory. To summarize the competing claims for theoretical novelty or primacy, anthologies such as Marghroori and Romberg’s Globalism versus Realism: International Relations’ Third Debate (1982) have appeared.

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