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International Order and Foreign Policy
International Order and Foreign Policy
By Friedrich V. Kratochwil
Westview Press, 1978, 298 pp.

An approach that relates theory not to an unattainable world order but to practical progress toward accepted rules of the game in interaction between states. A long disquisition on the determinants and the pattern of U.S.-Soviet behavior since World War II, with which some will quarrel, is more than just another opinion about responsibility for the cold war; it forms a basis for new conceptual thinking rooted in international reality. A stimulating book.