Student Features

E-IR publishes regular feature pieces specifically for students, including reviews of the latest text books and articles on issues ranging from essay writing to choosing a Masters course.

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.

Student Book Features: China and Iran

Student Book Features: China and Iran

China and Iran are two states that will cross many students’ paths. Both nations, for different reasons, are at the centre of important contemporary debates in IR.

Student Book Features: Two Global Politics Textbooks

Student Book Features: Two Global Politics Textbooks

Global political studies is a multi-faceted discipline encompassing IR, foreign policy, and domestic policy. To new students, it can be bewildering.

Student Book Features: Oxford Handbooks

Student Book Features: Oxford Handbooks

Having looked at the Handbook of IR last Autumn, our first feature of 2012 weighs in on 3 of its sister volumes on Climate Change, Political Science, and Millennialism.

Student Book Features: 21st Century Issues in IR

Student Book Features: 21st Century Issues in IR

The end of the Cold War led to the emergence of several areas of study that were somewhat muted in the era of superpower conflict.

Student Book Features: Two Essential IR Textbooks

Student Book Features: Two Essential IR Textbooks

Finding a good textbook to see you through your studies is no small matter. Books are not cheap, and a hasty purchase can be an expensive mistake.

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