Pioneers in Arts, Humanities, Science, Engineering, Practice

Karl W. Deutsch: Pioneer in the Theory of International Relations

With a Preface by Charles Lewis Taylor and Bruce M. Russett

Editors: Taylor, Charles Lewis, Russett, Bruce M. (Eds.)

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  • Biography and benchmark papers of one of the most distinguished social scientists in the 20th century

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This is a memorial for Karl Wolfgang Deutsch, a pioneering political scientist, international relations specialist and peace scholar of the 20th century. Born in Prague, he was a professor at MIT, Yale and Harvard and spent a decade at the Social Science Center Berlin (WZB). He was a global leader in the theory and scientific analysis of international relations and comparative politics who published on nationalism, social communication, European integration, war and peace, arms control, social cybernetics, general systems analysis, and global modelling. He pioneered the development and analysis of large-scale political and social data across nations and over time and proposed a widespread access to these data and their scientific evaluation. 
This book offers biographical data on Karl W. Deutsch, reproduces chapters from his PhD thesis and his book Nerves of Government. Colleagues from the USA (A.S. Markovits, H. Alker, R.L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr.,P. J. Katzenstein, T.R. Cusack, C.L. Taylor), Germany (D. Senghaas,  R. Wildenmann, R. Mackensen, K. v. Beyme) and the Czech Republic (M. Hroch) offer Collegial Critiques and Memorials. It provides a comprehensive bibliography of his publications and memorials for a great scholar, a superb academic teacher and world citizen.
• Karl Wolfgang Deutsch was a major global pioneer in Political Science, internationalrelations and peace research in the 20th century.
• His most creative contributions were the concept of social mobilization, the use of cyberneticsto study human relationships, the introduction of politics in world modeling, and the role of communication in governance.• He was president of the American Political Science Association (1969-70) and of theInternational Political Science Association (1976-79) and was a Director of the SocialScience Research Center Berlin (1977-87).
• Academics, including graduate students, exploring nationalism, political integration,social communications, cybernetics, and global modeling will find this volume instructive.

About the authors

Charles Lewis Taylor is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Virginia Tech in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
Bruce Russett is Dean Acheson Research Professor of International Politics and Professor of International and Area Studies in the MacMilllan Center, Yale University. 

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Karl W. Deutsch: Pioneer in the Theory of International Relations
Book Subtitle
With a Preface by Charles Lewis Taylor and Bruce M. Russett
Editors
  • Charles Lewis Taylor
  • Bruce M. Russett
Series Title
Pioneers in Arts, Humanities, Science, Engineering, Practice
Series Volume
25
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-02910-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-02910-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-02909-2
Series ISSN
2509-5579
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 326
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations, 9 illustrations in colour
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