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‘A Technocracy of Sensuousness’: Music Video in International Politics

‘A Technocracy of Sensuousness’: Music Video in International Politics

Music video not just encourages but forces scholars of music in world politics to go beyond the places where references to the political are easy to find.

Review – Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century

Review – Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century

Kathryn Sikkink’s book addresses the critiques of human rights movements, law and institutions and provides a convincing defence of their effectiveness and legitimacy.

Realism, Small States and Neutrality

Realism, Small States and Neutrality

For realists, neutral states can play a marginal role in the balance of power, but with the end of the Cold War there has been a lack of such a balance.

Student Feature – The Evolution of the Nation-State

Student Feature – The Evolution of the Nation-State

This student feature introduces readers to the development of nation-states. Once believed to offer perpetual peace, they soon gave rise to an even harsher form of war.

US and British Foreign Policy from One Regime Change to Another

US and British Foreign Policy from One Regime Change to Another

The US sense of being a sole hegemonic superpower is under challenge, even as it pulls along the UK and allows it to think of their relationship as special.

The Clash of Civilizations Thesis: A Critical Appraisal

The Clash of Civilizations Thesis: A Critical Appraisal

Proponents and critics of Huntington’s thesis have created a ‘clash of scholarship’ in IR. This article demonstrates this clash whilst adding a new dimension to it.

Review – Cuba and Revolutionary Latin America: An Oral History

Review – Cuba and Revolutionary Latin America: An Oral History

The personal recollections in Kruijt’s book on players in revolutionary Latin America are so valuable that they eclipse the weaker explanatory, even slippery passages.

Diplomacy

Diplomacy

In today’s interconnected world, effective and skilful diplomacy is vital to ensure that humankind can navigate an ever-growing list of shared challenges that may be our undoing if left unresolved.

Interview – Antoni Kapcia

Interview – Antoni Kapcia

Antoni Kapcia discusses the recent détente between Cuba and the US, considers the future of Cuba’s leadership, and emphasizes the unique nature of the Cuban system.

Student Feature – Spotlight on the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Student Feature – Spotlight on the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Due to decades of diplomacy, non-proliferation is one of the norms underpinning our international system and we have come a long way from the dark days of 1945.

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