Stephen Krasner’s and Cynthia Enloe’s contributions in Smith, Booth & Zalewski .

| October 18, 2015

choose one of the two options for the Review Essay

Option 1
write a review of Stephen Krasner’s and Cynthia Enloe’s contributions in Smith, Booth & Zalewski (eds.) International Theory: Positivism and Beyond, pp. 108-27, 186-202.
In your review,make sure you address the following:
• How do Krasner’s and Enloe’s definition of ‘the political’ differ?
• How would you relate their competing definitions of ‘the political’ to contrasting research methods and technique?
• Reflecting on Krasner’s and Enloe’s arguments, do you think that political phenomena can be objectively understood, or do they tend to be open to different interpretations?

Option 2
write a review comparing Alexander Wendt’s ‘The Agent-Structure Problem in International Relations,’ International Organization 41 (3) (1987), pp. 335-70 and Samuel Knafo’s, ‘Critical approaches and the legacy of the agent/structure debate in international relations’, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Vol. 23 (3) (2010), 493-516

In your review,make sure you address the following:
• How do Wendt’s and Knafo’s ‘solutions’ to the agent-structure debate differ?
• How does Wendt’s argument differ from neo-realism and world systems theory?
• Why does Knafo argue for an alternative Marxist approach to historical sociology?
• Could any of these approaches help explain problems you might have encountered in your previous research and writing? Why/why not?

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