Does it still make sense to speak of a global international society? And what methodological challenges does this pose to the English School?
Avner Golov answers questions about the recent US-Iran nuclear agreement and its implications for Israel and wider regional security in the Middle East.
By putting the civilians’ experience at the forefront, TWoM addresses the side of war that is often overlooked in many forms of popular culture as well as IR discourse.
In a world of low oil prices, local content can make petro-development more realistic for African oil and gas producers, not less.
Increasing indebtedness and severe crises caused the Ottoman Empire to lose monetary sovereignty, culminating with the adoption of a limping gold standard.
Employing Waltz’s three images in ‘Man the State and War’ as a methodological framework helps guide analysis of the Syrian civil war, but fails to provide direct answers.
Explaining the occurrence of the Falklands War through diversionary theory, competing sovereignty claims and Fearon’s exploration of the contraction of bargaining ranges.
Analysing Libya & Tunisia reveals the important role of political culture in their democratic transitions & the pitfalls of applying ‘universal’ democratic institutions.
The apparent success in reaching the Paris Agreement as well as the UN sustainable development goals should be treated with caution
Because Rentier State Theory insufficiently explains the politics of the UAE, a marrying of Constructivism and RST are needed to best capture the politics of the UAE.
Rather than a ‘mask’ for a decapitated sovereign, fashion diplomacy provides a sartorial symbolic form for this sovereignty, making it visible and appreciable.
Pakistan’s agrarian economy, narrow tax base, and ever increasing population present it with more challenges than solutions in the years ahead.
World society as humanity is both beauty and beast; the concept thus ought to capture the complexity of ways human beings manage the very plurality of the human condition
Afro-Latino communities in Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico are mobilising a diverse socio-political identity to challenge a deep-rooted history of discrimination.
EU’s major policy implementation problem is widely recognized, and should be combated through continuously combining plurilateral and hierarchical modes of EU governance.
Hasan al-Banna, founder of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, has played a significant role in the political ideologisation of Islam in the twentieth century.