The Twenty Years’ Crisis by E.H. Carr and The Three Guineas by Woolf are considered seminal texts in the study of IR, yet their relevance to the present is in question.
Several thoughts and concepts from the dependency approach are still applicable for making sense of global inequalities in today’s globalized world.
The Falklands War of 1982 was the most obvious example of a dispute which had fluctuated since the 17th century, and pitched arguments of discovery against sovereignty.
The Kunarac case represented the international community’s willingness to recognise women’s vulnerability to mass atrocities.
The media gives the impression that asylum seekers are a threat to the welfare state. However, the reality is that the state is a threat to asylum seekers.
Alienation of British Muslims through policies, society, domestic life and non-inclusive Mosques are presented as contributory factors in cases of violent radicalisation.
The growth of Russian organised crime poses a huge threat to the development of democracy in the Russian state and other transitioning states around the globe.
Questioning the orthodox view that Yugoslavia’s expulsion from Cominform was due to her diverging socialist ideals being irreconcilable with the Soviet Union’s agenda.
Neorealism’s balance of threat framework and neoliberalism’s focus on issue linkages are still relevant tools to explain NATO’s current involvement in the refugee crisis.
The European Common Security and Defence Policy has not led to popular support for a ‘European Army’, however it offers potential civilian forms of security.
Overproducing food, while allowing for food security, also disrupt world markets as well as causes immense environmental damage to soil and water supplies.
Russia’s attempt to use soft power in foreign policy is both counter-hegemonic and oriented toward promoting a regional, Russo-centric hegemonic order.