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10th Anniversary Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

10th Anniversary Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

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Beginner’s Textbook – International Relations Theory

30 expert authors provide a lively, readable and relevant foundational introduction to IR theory that will help students to see not only what theories are, but why they matter.

Perception and Evolution in the Making of China and India as Great Powers

Perception and Evolution in the Making of China and India as Great Powers

What constitutes great power remains contested within IR. Perception and evolution remain of paramount importance when looking at China, India, and great powers.

Review – Conflict Resolution and Ontological Security

Review – Conflict Resolution and Ontological Security

An insightful volume that shows how peace cannot be maintained without addressing both material and identity-related concerns for all major conflicting parties.

Interview – Charlotte Epstein

Interview – Charlotte Epstein

Charlotte Epstein discusses the impact Foucault has had on her thinking, explains why discourse matters in the study of IR, and assesses the politics of surveillance.

The Postcolonial Perspective: Why We Need to Decolonize Norms

The Postcolonial Perspective: Why We Need to Decolonize Norms

Normation, normalization and nomos shift the focus from treating a norm as given to considering its initial constitution, to account for the form that a norm takes.

International Relations Theory

International Relations Theory

The approaches in IR theory each possess a legitimate, yet different, view. They offer a means by which to attempt to understand a complex and frequently changing world.

Online Resources – Constructivism

Online Resources – Constructivism

A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, the International Relations theory of constructivism.

Interview – Mark Blyth

Interview – Mark Blyth

Mark Blyth discusses the crises of the European Union, the repercussions of Brexit, alternatives to austerity, and his position as a “reluctant Constructivist”.

Review – Comparative Regionalism: Economics and Security

Review – Comparative Regionalism: Economics and Security

An informative, analytically rich and eloquent book which will appeal to those who are interested in connections between global, regional and domestic orders.

Climate Change, Adaptation and International Relations Theory

Climate Change, Adaptation and International Relations Theory

In IR a state can typically take three approaches: cooperation, unilateralism or inactivity. Within the realm of climate diplomacy, we witness states playing all these roles.

Revisiting Turkey’s Protean Self vs. ‘Other’

Revisiting Turkey’s Protean Self vs. ‘Other’

‘Ontological insecurity’ provides a more accurate analysis of Turkey’s Europeanization project as an alternative theoretical perspective to realism and constructivism.

Interview – Emmanuel R. Goffi

Interview – Emmanuel R. Goffi

Emmaneul Goffi discusses the impact drones are having on modern warfare, the centrality of a constructivist perspective to his work, and the myth of ‘supreme sacrifice’.

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