Economic sanctions as the instrument of foreign policy in international relations studies

Stadnichenko, Olga and Sedliar, Julia (2019) Economic sanctions as the instrument of foreign policy in international relations studies Колективна (три і більше авторів). Instytut Integracji Europejskiej,, Problem space of modern society: philosophical-communicative and pedagogical interpretations: collective monograph. Part IІ. Warsaw: BMT Erida Sp. z o.o.

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Abstract

It is undeniable that economic sanctions have become an international relations tool of choice in the post-bipolar era. The range of nations that have become targets of this foreign policy instrument is growing month by month, as is the list of those states applying the sanctions. This rush to sanction has generated a great deal of criticism in both academic circles and among the multinational firms that are typically the bearers of a large part of the implicit taxation that economic sanctions represent. It is a reasonable generalization to characterize international economic sanctions as overused, ineffective, and unfair. Nevertheless, this characterization of sanctions is a generalization. In order to more fully understand what should be used and what should not, what is effective and what is not, and what is fair and what is not, a better understanding of what economic sanctions do is necessary. The article surveys the definitional issues of the economic sanctions in the international relations theory. It opens with a review of the conceptual background of the economic sanctions through the prism of the methodological approaches of political realism, liberalism and constructivism and then goes on to explore the variables of the efficiency of economic sanctions as foreign policy tool. In conclusion, we discuss the suggestions for perspectives of further research and development of economic sanctions in the foreign policy analysis.

Item Type: Monograph (Колективна (три і більше авторів))
Uncontrolled Keywords: international relations; sanctions; foreign policy
Subjects: Монографії > Видані за кордоном (окрім країн СНД)
Divisions: Institutes > Інститут журналістики > Кафедра реклами та зв'язків з громадськістю
Depositing User: Ольга Іванівна Стадніченко
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2019 06:20
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2019 06:21
URI: http://elibrary.kubg.edu.ua/id/eprint/27037

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