International Relations Theory

5.5 ECTS / Semester / Portuguese

"How do you know when a theory is useful? Whether or not a theory is useful is decided by the body of people who find it worthwhile to use the theory or to argue about the theory. [U]ltimately, the test of a theory is that people find it worth dealing with, arguing about, criticizing, trying to apply it."

Conversation with Kenneth Waltz (Feb. 10, 2003)


Associate Professor
Lívia Franco is Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at the Institute for Political Studies at the Catholic University of Portugal (IEP-UCP) and…