Seizing Constructivist Ground? Practice and Relational Theories

International Studies Quarterly (ISQ) has a tradition of being home to big debates about, and major contributions to, international-relations theory. There’s simply no way to do justice to the list of important articlesforums, and even special issues. In recent years, ISQ published a call for global international relations, a major piece on practice theory—the subject of a symposium, and an influential call to move beyond paradigms in international-relations theory and scholarship

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  • By Dan Nexon
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W(h)ither Constructivism

At a roundtable titled “Whither Constructivism?” at the 2012 ISA-Northeast conference, nearly all the participants mistook the prompt as “Wither Constructivism?” What was suppo...