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Title: Contributions of game theory to international relations literature
Other Titles: Oyun kuraminin uluslararasi İlişkiler yazinina katkilari
Authors: Özdamar, Özgür
Keywords: Formal rational choice theory
Game theory
Rationality assumption
Strategic interactions
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: International Relations Council of Turkey
Abstract: This article is an introduction to the applications of game theory in international studies and makes an evaluation of what is added by using it. I illustrate the benefits of incorporating the instrumental rationality assumption and formal methods to international studies via giving examples from the literature. I argue that despite its relative infancy in the field, use of game theory have greatly contributed to our understanding and explanations of international relations. First, the assumptions of the theory are discussed. Second, some commonly used games from the literature are presented. A short literature review is followed by a discussion of what is added by using game theory in international relations studies. Finally, criticisms, limitations and future of game theory are discussed.
URI: https://search.trdizin.gov.tr/yayin/detay/70209
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/5637
ISSN: 1304-7310
Appears in Collections:Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection
Siyaset Bilimi ve Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümü / Department of Political Science and International Relations
TR Dizin İndeksli Yayınlar / TR Dizin Indexed Publications Collection

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