Identity Politics (students)

Cross-Communal Sporting Projects and Inter-group Relations

Cross-Communal Sporting Projects and Inter-group Relations

Abolishing regulation that fosters segregation is a step in right direction, but more needs to be done. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to reconciliation.

The EU’s Responsibility to Protect Environmentally Displaced People

The EU’s Responsibility to Protect Environmentally Displaced People

It is relevant to investigate environmentally-induced migration, as the number of environmentally displaced people is expected to increase.

Thrice in a Century: The Canadian Military Involvement in Europe from 1951-1991

Thrice in a Century: The Canadian Military Involvement in Europe from 1951-1991

Canada’s military involvement in Europe from 1951-1991 was to protect its diplomatic image, contribute to international security, and protect its economic interests.

Dean Acheson’s Observation of Great Britain in 1962

Dean Acheson’s Observation of Great Britain in 1962

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.

The Impact of Nationalism on Chinese Foreign Policy Towards Japan

The Impact of Nationalism on Chinese Foreign Policy Towards Japan

In China, the CCP promotes the narrative of humiliation as part of a nationalist discourse, projecting opposition outwards and making the CCP a harbinger of stability.

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Is Recent Asylum Migration Threatening Europe?

Asylum seekers in the collective unconscious are perceived as a threat as numerous social and political platforms may push nationalist and sometimes, racist sentiments.

A Public Reason Defence of Same-Sex Marriage

A Public Reason Defence of Same-Sex Marriage

Accounts of gay marriage that appeal to nonpublic reasons (and therefore are of the perfectionist kind) should not be pursued.

Why Poststructuralism Is Central to the Study of International Relations

Why Poststructuralism Is Central to the Study of International Relations

The manifold and multiplex essence attached to reality calls for an anti-foundational analysis of the “truths” upheld in international theory.

Jimmy Carter, Human Rights and the Cold War

Jimmy Carter, Human Rights and the Cold War

Carter’s focus on the Cold War and Containment meant that his human rights ideals could never be achieved due to the importance he placed on repelling Soviet influence.

Do Colonial Attitudes Influence the Media’s Response to Humanitarian Crises?

Do Colonial Attitudes Influence the Media’s Response to Humanitarian Crises?

The media’s overwhelming focus on negative events in the South maintains the colonial binaries of our civilisation and their backwardness.

Heroic Narratives Surrounding Humanitarian Intervention

Heroic Narratives Surrounding Humanitarian Intervention

Heroic narratives, through their use of language in particular, intentionally obscure the resort to force that is used during humanitarian military interventions.

A Social Constructivist’s Explanation of the Iranian Revolution

A Social Constructivist’s Explanation of the Iranian Revolution

The extent to which social forces influenced the overhaul of Iranian society presents an advantageous case study which social constructivism can explain.