The behaviour of banks preceding the global financial crisis must be understood in relation to the complex interdependencies between agency, institution and structure.
While the Parliament’s powers have increased considerably since 2007, the Lisbon Treaty’s aim to eradicate the democratic deficit in the European Union has not been met.
Challenging the academic consensus, the discussion and application of ripeness theory to concrete cases demonstrates the deficiency of notions of ‘ripe moments’.
The construction of the Berlin Wall was a product of the refugee crisis, challenges to the Khrushchev’s leadership, and the USSR’s failed diplomacy with the West.
No evidence continues to exist that states’ prioritization of security interests over international norms has disrupted the institutions of the human rights regime.
The ‘empty chair crisis’ challenged the view of neo-functionalists and supranationalist policy-makers and is therefore a key event in the course of European Integration.
The number of environmentally displaced people is expected to increase, and the EU has a moral responsibility to grant protection status to climate refugees.
Canada’s military involvement in Europe from 1951-1991 was to protect its diplomatic image, contribute to international security, and protect its economic interests.
ROs do not provide a credible alternative to the UN because the advantages are far outstripped by serious financial, logistical, and political obstacles they face.
The EU and the US are increasingly portraying immigrant populations as threats to a nation’s security both in physical and figurative senses.
Despite 50 years passing, Dean Acheson’s belief about Great Britain still re-echoes in the British political debate: the hunt for a role has not reached its closure.
Case studies ought to be utilised more frequently and widely due to the irreplaceable value and significance they have for the comparative analysis of politics.