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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’.

Playing with Exclusionary Logics: Alternative Spatio-Temporal Understandings

Playing with Exclusionary Logics: Alternative Spatio-Temporal Understandings

An alternative spatio-temporal imagery is an ‘invitation to become lost in the world’. Everyday experiences drive the need to rethink our understanding in and of IR.

Review – Bahrain’s Uprising

Review – Bahrain’s Uprising

This edited collection reconstructs an evocative and comprehensive account of the forgotten flashpoint of the Arab Spring – Kingdom of Bahrain’s Pearl uprising.

Review – Classics of International Relations

Review – Classics of International Relations

Despite the many stellar chapters in Bliddal, Sylvest and Weston’s volume, it is the exclusions that ultimately reflect the lack of diversity of the IR ‘classics’ field.

IR Theory: Problem-Solving Theory Versus Critical Theory?

IR Theory: Problem-Solving Theory Versus Critical Theory?

There are political stakes in our theoretical choices. Critical theory seeks to enable the transformation of things, problem-solving theory – to keep things working.

Student Book Feature – IR Theory: A Critical Introduction

Student Book Feature – IR Theory: A Critical Introduction

By focusing on IR myths, & by using films to help understand theories, Weber’s textbook remains a major introduction to the perspectives associated with the study of IR.

Interview – Laura Sjoberg

Interview – Laura Sjoberg

Professor Sjoberg discusses gender and war, queer theory, women and gender in the International Relations discipline, her new blog, and offers advice for young scholars.

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