Archive for May 1st, 2012

State Competition and the Global Politics of Energy

State Competition and the Global Politics of Energy

The case of the US shows that, although markets are important, state competition plays a vital and influential role in the global politics of energy.

Review – The Glorious Art of Peace

Review – The Glorious Art of Peace

Often relegated to a fringe area of the study of war, peace studies is often marginalised as an even more specific sub-division of its militaristic counterpart.

Beyond the Scarborough Scare: Joint Resource Management in the South China Sea

Beyond the Scarborough Scare: Joint Resource Management in the South China Sea

Tensions in the South China Sea have been rising in recent years. Without a joint resource management regime for the Scarborough Shoal, there will be an increased risk of another confrontation leading to armed conflict.

Linkage – Dividing Discipline

Linkage – Dividing Discipline

Kristensen’s article fills a quantitative gap in the literature on the divisions of IR scholarship with bibliographic coupling, which maps the communication networks of the discipline.