Features

E-IR publishes regular feature pieces, including reviews of the latest books and interviews with leading figures in the field.

Review – Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen

Review – Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen

A valuable exposition of the case for universal basic income which nevertheless fails to recognise the revolutionary implications which its implementation would entail.

Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

This book, by Stephen Chan, explores via a range of examples, the challenges diplomacy faces today as actors seek to change history and undermine interests.

Interview – Joseph Chinyong Liow

Interview – Joseph Chinyong Liow

Dr Joseph discusses the Trump administration’s foreign policy strategy for East and Southeast Asia, growing conservatism in Indonesia, and the 50th anniversary of ASEAN.

Review Feature – The Experts are Dead, Long Live the Experts!

Review Feature – The Experts are Dead, Long Live the Experts!

Two new books, The Ideas Industry and The Death of Expertise, consider the role of experts in the current US political landscape but reach quite different conclusions.

Interview – Amitendu Palit

Interview – Amitendu Palit

Amitendu Palit answers questions on India’s ‘Look East’ policy, Modi’s economic management, India’s secular ethos, and India’s current relationship with China and the US.

Review – Exporting Revolution: Cuba’s Global Solidarity

Review – Exporting Revolution: Cuba’s Global Solidarity

While this book covers some important and fascinating issues, Randall’s mélange of mixed ideas require further clarification and deeper research of the subjects covered.

Open Access Book – Reflections on the Posthuman in International Relations

Open Access Book – Reflections on the Posthuman in International Relations

In contrast to binary views, this book (re)entagles the complexities found within the world and brings forward a plurality of views on posthumanism. Edited by Clara Eroukhmanoff & Matt Harker.

Now Recruiting: Gender/Sexuality Editors

Now Recruiting: Gender/Sexuality Editors

Are you pursuing research in gender, feminism, or queer theory? If so, we invite you to join our editorial team to help us improve our coverage of these areas.

Interview – Lyubomir Kyuchukov

Interview – Lyubomir Kyuchukov

Lyubomir Kyuchoukov discusses the partnership agreement between Bulgaria and Macedonia, EU policy in the Western Balkans and Macedonia’s attempts to join the EU and NATO.

Interview – Maria Mälksoo

Interview – Maria Mälksoo

Dr Mälksoo explores the ontological security and identities of the Baltic states and compares the historical memory of these states to the Russian biographical narrative.

Review – Perspectives on the Grenada Revolution

Review – Perspectives on the Grenada Revolution

With chapters drawn from a wide range of authors, this collection succeeds in furthering our understanding of the Grenada Revolution’s complexities and enduring legacy.

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