Analyzing Third-World Foreign Policies: A Critique and a Reordered Research Agenda

  • Bahgat Korany
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Abstract

At present, Third-World foreign policy analysis (FPA) is experiencing a dynamism similar to that in comparative politics. Specifically relevant for our purposes is the debate between, on the one hand, area specialists (of Africa, Asia or Latin America) and, on the other, social science generalists. The former emphasize the importance of case studies and in-depth historically-oriented analysis; the latter collect data on a large number of cases and use cybernetic or psycho-logical concepts and quantitative techniques to establish general laws.

Keywords

Dust Assure Stratification Stein Agglomeration 

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