The discipline of international relations is divided by competing conceptions of change. International relations formed as a modern discipline in response to humanity's growing destructiveness as monarchs, states and societies repeatedly went to war with each other. Twentieth-century scholarship in international relations grew up alongside a hopeful project embodied in an international movement: that if subjected to rational research and the close attention of concerned citizens, inter-state relations could be prevented from descending into the carnage of another world war.
|Title of host publication||Change! Combining Analytic Approaches with Street Wisdom|
|Place of Publication||Canberra, Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|