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What Do Karl Marx, Napoleon, and the Majlis Have in Common?

What Do Karl Marx, Napoleon, and the Majlis Have in Common?

Terms such as Political Science or Comparative Politics may carry many different significations at once. 

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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.

Raj Kapoor and India’s Foremost Cinematic Soft Power Breakthrough

Raj Kapoor and India’s Foremost Cinematic Soft Power Breakthrough

Soft power has fast matured into a sine qua non of international political conduct. Awara inadvertently became soft power, facilitating Soviet trust of India.

Religion and Culture

Religion and Culture

There is little that concerns IR that does not involve elements of religion or culture, or both. Understanding them is necessary if you want to join some of the most important discussions about world politics today.

Calendar Time, Cultural Sensibilities, and Strategies of Persuasion

Calendar Time, Cultural Sensibilities, and Strategies of Persuasion

The relationship of time, politics and globalisation involves the interaction of the global imposition of a Western timescale and local ideas of timekeeping.

Assessing Student Intercultural Learning in Study Abroad

Assessing Student Intercultural Learning in Study Abroad

Intercultural learning takes place along multiple dimensions, and instructors should be prepared to deal with students moving both forward and backward.

Review – Culture Troubles: Politics and the Interpretation of Meaning

Review – Culture Troubles: Politics and the Interpretation of Meaning

Irrespective of slight flaws, the authors provide a convincing analysis in favour of a cultural approach that provides a voice to those who are all too often overlooked.

Eight Substrates for a Possible Universal Axiology

Eight Substrates for a Possible Universal Axiology

An agenda that reinforces and demonstrates the history of cultural cross-pollination is key to framing today’s era of continued globalisation in positive terms.

Human Security at Twenty: Civilizing Process or Civilizing Mission?

Human Security at Twenty: Civilizing Process or Civilizing Mission?

The problem for human security is that it continues to be articulated in terms unintelligible to the majority of the subjects in whose name it speaks: humanity.

Edited Collection – Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations Twenty Years On

Edited Collection – Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations Twenty Years On

A free download compiled from E-IR’s coverage of the twentieth anniversary of Samuel P. Huntington’s hotly debated 1993 Foreign Affairs article.

Counterinsurgency: The Graduate Level of War or Pure Hokum?

Counterinsurgency: The Graduate Level of War or Pure Hokum?

The US Army’s counterinsurgency manual calls COIN the “graduate level of war.” But, the idea that enlightened soldiers were required to win a war is hokum.

Enemy Wanted: Apply Without

Enemy Wanted: Apply Without

Huntington adopted his Clash of Civilizations thesis in the context of scholars attempting to make sense of the post-Cold War era. His thesis was not a prediction or a theory, it was a wish.

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