Post Tagged with: "International Relations"

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Reasonable Testing Accommodations for English Language Learners in IR Classrooms

As the number of ELLs increase in university classrooms, it will be important for instructors to develop supporting approaches that are both fair and effective.

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Buying our Way Out of Afghanistan?

A privatization of the Afghanistan war risks signaling that the U.S. is no longer obliged to remain nationally engaged, and can choose whether or not to meet obligations.

Would You Like to Join the E-International Relations Team?

Would You Like to Join the E-International Relations Team?

We look forward to appointing new enthusiastic scholars and students who want to help us further grow the world’s best open access International Relations resource!

Student Feature – A Brief Introduction to the Study of International Relations

Student Feature – A Brief Introduction to the Study of International Relations

This feature is for the new student interested in becoming familiar with the study of International Relations (IR) and also for students struggling to grasp how IR fits together as a whole.

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Barbarism and What is to be Done: Reforming Discourse in the Classroom

The potential barbarism of discourse in future classrooms is discussed along with ways to promote civilisation amongst divergent students.

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What’s Wrong with this Picture? Connecting Pedagogies to Students’ Lives

Hegemonic pedagogic practices in IR and Politics teaching are at odds with the capacity of our brains to interpret and make sense of the world visually.

Portugal and the EEC Accession: Informal Practices and Arrangements

Portugal and the EEC Accession: Informal Practices and Arrangements

An assessment of the role of informal actors/procedures/rules in international relations, with a particular focus on the accession to the European institutions.

Crossings and Candles

Crossings and Candles

There is a paradox which stalks the discipline of IR: as it speaks of peace, the principle of sovereignty, which is at the centre of its world view, looks out upon messy – and often very violent – social relationships.

The Postcolonial Perspective: Why We Need to Decolonize Norms

The Postcolonial Perspective: Why We Need to Decolonize Norms

Normation, normalization and nomos shift the focus from treating a norm as given to considering its initial constitution, to account for the form that a norm takes.

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From Mythification to Eurocentrism: The Academic Colour Line

Due to its inherent eurocentrism IR reproduces a limited Western perception of the world unfit to explain non-Western realities.

Review – Making Things International 1: Circuits and Motion

Review – Making Things International 1: Circuits and Motion

This book vividly shows how ‘things’ become agents within a New Materialism frame, making it a fine contribution of to the development of International Relations theory.

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