We used this book in a couple of my classes while studying for my MA in International Relations. Waltz was a leading thinker and theorist and I am glad that I studied his material... Read morePublished 6 months ago by James A. Mccoy
I bought this classical work, because I was interested in the structural realism and its main theoretical tenets. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Peteris Timofejevs Henriksson
It's a must-read book in international politics. It's easy to understand and convincingly. I recommend students of international relations to read this book as a key text.Published 15 months ago by Thosaphon Chieocharnpraphan
There are many problems with Kenneth Waltz's 'Theory of International Politics,' which theorists continue to tackle. Nonetheless, this is, without a doubt, a groundbreaking work. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Cornelius
This is a very great book, and very useful for my Master Thesis.
I highly recommend it to anyone interested.
Only Waltz and other writers he refers to in his book as being the theoretical base to his approach, had made any scientifically meaningful progress , up to our days , in an... Read morePublished on August 3, 2008 by Doron Finegold
The only thing you can complain about this book is its PRICE!!Published on September 25, 2006 by Pingkuei Chen
To illuminate the puzzle of why states form alliances with other states, if they (according to his theory) are necessarily "selfish", Waltz first makes the necessary... Read morePublished on December 5, 2003 by ChairmanLuedtke
This is the book that sucked me into IR; it was a transformative addition to my toolkit for understanding the world. Theory is a tool, not an explanation. Read morePublished on November 8, 2002 by Brian in CA