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Review – The Global Transformation

Review – The Global Transformation

A well-researched and ground-breaking work that sets the pace for a new scholarly programme which finally takes the nineteenth century transition seriously within IR.

Interview – Aleš Karmazin

Interview – Aleš Karmazin

Ales Karmazin discusses the concept of Chinese correlative ontology and how it challenges binary logic and puts forward a more nuanced vision of societies.

Climate Change, Adaptation and International Relations Theory

Climate Change, Adaptation and International Relations Theory

In IR a state can typically take three approaches: cooperation, unilateralism or inactivity. Within the realm of climate diplomacy, we witness states playing all these roles.

Translation and Interpretation: The English School and IR Theory in China

Translation and Interpretation: The English School and IR Theory in China

IR theory in the West has become parochial and stale. Therefore, it may need Chinese scholarship at least as much as the reverse is true.

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.

Statue od Hugo de Groot before the new Church in delft, Holland

Edited Collection – System, Society and the World: Exploring the English School

This volume, now in its 2nd edition, brings together some of the most important voices on the English School to highlight the multifaceted nature of the School’s applications in IR. Edited by Robert W. Murray.

An IR for the Global South or a Global IR?

An IR for the Global South or a Global IR?

IR textbooks are stubbornly Westphalic, and with limited exceptions merely pay lip-service to non-Western histories, voices and perspectives.

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The State of the Art of the English School

The English School has resisted well to criticism and calls for closure over the years, refining some of its under-specified aspects without losing its central identity

Review – Christian Approaches to International Affairs

Review – Christian Approaches to International Affairs

Despite its faults, Troy’s book is still an important intervention into debates focusing on how religion should be integrated into IR.

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Review – Cities at the End of the World

Even if political categories are sometimes taken for granted, Lorenzo’s text shows how rich an engagement with literature can be to a critical reflection on politics.

The Impact of Roy Bhaskar and Critical Realism on International Relations

The Impact of Roy Bhaskar and Critical Realism on International Relations

At a time when new approaches are either knowingly or unknowingly touching on critical realist themes, Bhaskar’s contributions are poorly represented in the literature.

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