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Systemism and Foreign Policy Analysis: A New Approach to the Study of International Conflict

  • Carolyn C. James
  • Patrick JamesEmail author
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Abstract

This work expands on the concept of “systemism,” which is a basic framework that can help in thinking more broadly about world affairs. Rather than theorizing strictly at the level of the system or its components, systemism (not to be confused with David Easton’s [1953. The Political System: An Inquiry into the State of Political Science. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf] “systems theory”) allows for linkages operating at multiple levels of analysis—at the macro- and micro-levels.

Keywords

Foreign Policy Causal Mechanism European Monetary Union International Conflict International Relation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International StudiesPepperdine UniversityMalibu, CAUSA
  2. 2.School of International RelationsUSCLos Angeles, CAUSA

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