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Pluralism and International Society

Pluralism and International Society

One of the distinguishing characteristics of international society is its attention to a plurality of states operating within a mutually recognised society.

Moral Responsibility in International Relations: The US Response to Rwanda

Moral Responsibility in International Relations: The US Response to Rwanda

With the evolution of solidarism in the English School, new complexities associated with the concept of moral responsibility are revealed at the state level.

Interpreting Diplomacy: The Approach of the Early English School

Interpreting Diplomacy: The Approach of the Early English School

Abandoning interpretivism has paid dividends for the English School. Yet, it continues to be dogged by criticism that it is complacent when it comes to matters of method.

Pluralism, the English School and the Challenge of Normative Theory

Pluralism, the English School and the Challenge of Normative Theory

English School pluralism does not deserve its current reputation as a statist, conservative and declining facet of the English School project.

Shifting Gears: From Global to Regional

Shifting Gears: From Global to Regional

Does it still make sense to speak of a global international society? And what methodological challenges does this pose to the English School?

From Cinderella to Beauty and the Beast: (De)Humanising World Society

From Cinderella to Beauty and the Beast: (De)Humanising World Society

World society as humanity is both beauty and beast; the concept thus ought to capture the complexity of ways human beings manage the very plurality of the human condition

Civilisations and International Society

Civilisations and International Society

The most powerful societies have not come under sustained pressure to construct an international society that does justice to different cultures or civilisations.

The Need for an English School Research Programme

The Need for an English School Research Programme

Until practitioners begin to define precisely what an ES research programme would look like, the School’s impact on international theory remains outside the mainstream.

Another Revolt Against the West?

Another Revolt Against the West?

A post-Iraq United States suggests a weakening of the West’s willingness to maintain dominance; and the rise of China promises the return of a general balance of power.

Reassessing ‘The Expansion of International Society’

Reassessing ‘The Expansion of International Society’

The expansion of the international society as articulated by the English School has come under increasing criticism for its putatively pronounced Eurocentric bias.

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