17.445 International Relations Theory in the Cyber Age


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Examines cyber dynamics and processes in international relations from different theoretical perspectives. Considers alternative theoretical and empirical frameworks consistent with characteristic features of cyberspace and emergent transformations at all levels of international interaction. Theories examined include realism and neorealism, institutionalism and liberalism, constructivism, and systems theory and lateral pressure. Highlights relevant features and proposes customized international relations theory for the cyber age. Students taking the graduate version are expected to pursue the subject in greater depth through reading and individual research.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.445 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by N. Choucri.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays in E53-485.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

You can find more information at the 17.445 Class Site site or on the 17.445 Stellar site.

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