Review – The New Historiography of Human Rights

Review – The New Historiography of Human Rights

Human rights history matters for IR debates. Different theories of human rights depend upon different (more or less explicit) historical accounts of their genesis.

Student Book Features: Human Rights and International Law

Student Book Features: Human Rights and International Law

The realist view of law and human rights is rapidly going out of fashion. In its place liberal, constructivist and critical theories have come to the fore.

Review — The Justice Cascade

Review — The Justice Cascade

For two decades now Kathyrn Sikkink has been a leading scholar of human rights in world politics. The Justice Cascade is perhaps her most ambitious work to date.

A Critical Introduction to the ‘Legalisation of World Politics’

A Critical Introduction to the ‘Legalisation of World Politics’

Contrary to realist expectations, states have frequently engaged in institutionalised co-operation even under conditions of anarchy.

The Case of the International Monetary Fund and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis

The Case of the International Monetary Fund and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis

The IMF presents a conflict between narrative and policy advice strategy. Has this international financial institution learned lessons from the 2008 Global Crisis?

The Alleged Failure of Multilateralism in Syria: Beyond a Realist Trap

The Alleged Failure of Multilateralism in Syria: Beyond a Realist Trap

Earlier in history, multilateralism was deemed a ‘realist necessity’. In the current era, it is reshaped through battles of values.

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Excluded: The Sense of Non-Belonging and Violent Radicalisation in the UK

Alienation of British Muslims through policies, society, domestic life and non-inclusive Mosques are presented as contributory factors in cases of violent radicalisation.

Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

Richard Ned Lebow discusses his ‘dinner party’ with Mozart, reflects on the key events that shaped his life, and explains what distinguishes his theory of constructivism.

Civilisations and International Society

Civilisations and International Society

The most powerful societies have not come under sustained pressure to construct an international society that does justice to different cultures or civilisations.

What Next for Renminbi Internationalization?

What Next for Renminbi Internationalization?

Chinese authorities need to pursue consistent and measured financial policies considering the impact on other countries, and not cause global financial instability.

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: An Historical Perspective

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: An Historical Perspective

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization marks a shift in Russia’s politics and changes the role of China in the region, as it seeks to play a leading role in the world.

Neuroscience and Politics: Do Not Hold Your Breath

Neuroscience and Politics: Do Not Hold Your Breath

There is more politics in the “neuro” than there is “neuro” in politics. Political theory must not abstain from drawing on neuroscientific results where appropriate.

Review – The G20: Evolution, Interrelationships, Documentaion

Review – The G20: Evolution, Interrelationships, Documentaion

Hajnal has penned a richly documented and well designed book which proves to be one of the best guides to an incredibly important institution of global governance.

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