Ethics & International Affairs Volume 1 (1987): Articles "Ethics & International Affairs" Vol. 1: Norms and Values: Rethinking the Domestic Analogy [Abstract]

Dec 2, 1987

Kratochwil argues that a social-scientific study of the behavior of regimes, and how they exercise power, is a useful method to challenge the exaggerated view of international relations as a "normless anarchy." By showing how "expectations" dictate action in international affairs, his method asserts the existence of a universal force among nations.

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