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Posthuman International Relations

Posthuman International Relations

A discussion of the posthuman and its relationship to the study of International Relations cannot be narrowly defined, nor can one voice provide conclusive definitions.

Taken at the US/Mexican Border at Border Field State Park in Southern California.

Down on the beach, the fence at the International Border isn't exactly a huge barrier.  Many families meet up here for various reasons.

This type of thing makes the Border Patrol nervous because there's been a history of people passing drugs and money through the fence.

The guy on the right is Richard Wong -- he was chatting with a random person at the fence.  The guy on the left was meeting up with his family.

Border Thinking and the Experiential Epistemologies of International Relations

Borders cannot be understood separate from the bodies they affect and form. The geopolitics of knowledge cannot be separated from the experience of borders.

Interview – Walter D. Mignolo

Interview – Walter D. Mignolo

Professor Walter D. Mignolo discusses the geo- and body-political dimensions of knowledge as the energy fuelling border thinking and decoloniality.

colourful square painted  graffiti on grunge wall

Edited Collection – Critical Epistemologies of Global Politics

This book offers an enriched vision of borders, both analytically and politically, that not only seeks to understand but also to reshape and expand the meanings and consequences of IR.

Interview – Wendy Brown

Interview – Wendy Brown

Professor Brown discusses neoliberalism’s threat to democracy, how capital and religious violence subvert sovereignty, and expounds on the state of critical theory.

Critical International Theory: A Comparative Advantage Framework

Critical International Theory: A Comparative Advantage Framework

Critical International Theory is a more commendable theoretical framework than Huntington’s clash of civilizations thesis when examining post 9/11 Afghanistan.

Post-9/11 Afghanistan: An Alternative Critical-Theoretical Perspective

Post-9/11 Afghanistan: An Alternative Critical-Theoretical Perspective

The article aims at unfolding the genealogy of the post 9/11 Afghan crisis, providing an understanding of the temporal and spatial dimensions of social reality.

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 – Critical Theory

Online Resources – Critical Theory

A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, critical approaches to International Relations – including critical geography.

Interview – Anthony J. Langlois

Interview – Anthony J. Langlois

Anthony J. Langlois discusses his research on the relationship between International Relations Theory and Global Sexuality Politics.

Review – Economy of Force

Review – Economy of Force

Owens has created the space for a truly critical intervention in our understanding of war, helping us to move from a ‘critical war studies’ to a ‘critique of war’.

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