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Since the end of the Cold War and the increased interdependence resulting from the globalization process, the field of international relations has faced major challenges to its core theoretical structure. It no longer revolves solely around the realist issues of war and security, but rather, international relations has broadened to include traditionally liberal concerns, such as the international political economy, socioeconomic development, human rights, non-state actors, and civil society. Apart from the two main theories of realism and liberalism, the feminist theory brings new perspectives to the international relations table.

While realism was not initially the dominant perspective in International Relations, historically, it has been the dominant tradition in the discipline and perhaps it is for this reason that it has been subjected to so much criticism. Liberalism and structuralism can both be used to develop a critique of realism. In more recent years realism has been subjected to complicated critiques from Critical Theorists, postmodernists, feminists, social constructivists and Green theorists amongst others. Some of the major points of Criticisms against Realism are:iasscore.in

Integrity is a personal choice, an uncompromising and consistent commitment to honour moral, ethical, spiritual and artistic values and principles. Integrity compels us to be socially conscious and to welcome both personal and professional responsibility. Its values encourage us to be honest in all our dealings and committed to a lifelong search for truth and justice.

Before you should know how to become IAS, it is also important to know why you want to become IAS because that will sail the candidate through the long and turbulent journey of UPSC civil service examination. The reason can be anything but should be strong enough to keep you away from the distractions.

What is a good Mains answer? Million dollar question! Especially in the given scenario when good marks in IAS Mains Exam is distant dream. Mains examination questions of general studies unfolded many thing, about word limit, approach to the questions, analytical demand of the question, and many turn and twist attached to most of the question in the form of common instructions i.e. Analyse, Critically analyse, discuss, evaluate, explain etc. these are called directives of questions.

The issue of selecting optional subject for IAS exam is a sensitive one as selection of right optional is the key to success. The issue had been discussed again and again but its relevance is eternal. Many more freshers join the race every year and they should be enlightened because selection of right optional subjects it the first step to success. DR Piyush Choubey highlights the preparation strategy for Political Science option for IAS examination.

Before you should know how to become IAS, it is also important to know why you want to become IAS because that will sail the candidate through the long and turbulent journey of UPSC civil service examination. The reason can be anything but should be strong enough to keep you away from the distractions.

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