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Why IR Scholars Should Try to Write Fiction

Why IR Scholars Should Try to Write Fiction

We should be aware of the ways in which real life can start to mirror genres or even the way politicians will shape politics to meet the rules of certain popular genres.

Imagining the End of the World in Fiction and Capitalism

Imagining the End of the World in Fiction and Capitalism

Capitalism has long been read as the only game in town but fiction has consistently tested that rule with the idea of dystopia.

The Art of Living with Difference: Contemporary Troubles Fiction

The Art of Living with Difference: Contemporary Troubles Fiction

The social benefits of the Troubles novels lie in their deeper understanding of the ethics of ‘the other’.

On Putin, Politics, and Popular Culture: An Interview with Alexander J. Motyl

On Putin, Politics, and Popular Culture: An Interview with Alexander J. Motyl

Alexander J. Motyl discusses his new book, Vovochka, as well as politics, popular culture, and the subject of this satirical romp, Vladimir Putin.

Review – Confessions of a Terrorist: A Novel

Review – Confessions of a Terrorist: A Novel

Jackson’s radical use of a fictional format to examine orthodox terrorism studies allows him to explore the terrorist figure and its debated legitimacy in a unique way.

What Will They Do Tomorrow? Post-apocalyptic Fiction and the Social Contract

What Will They Do Tomorrow? Post-apocalyptic Fiction and the Social Contract

In creating states of nature, the postapocalyptic narrative acknowledges that we decide how to live together and the kinds of rules we might choose.

Apocalyptic Imagination: Sekaikei Fiction in Contemporary Japan

Apocalyptic Imagination: Sekaikei Fiction in Contemporary Japan

The lack of communities in Japanese apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic genre fiction of the 2000s highlights the insecurities of male youth in contemporary Japanese society.

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