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Online Resources – International Relations Basics

Online Resources – International Relations Basics

A series of basic resources, including videos, books and guides, to help get you started with studying International Relations.

Finger on the Nuclear Button: Gender, Responsibility and Nuclear Custodianship

Finger on the Nuclear Button: Gender, Responsibility and Nuclear Custodianship

Hillary Clinton quite literally turned the tables on Trump – inverting the gender binary that had for centuries kept women from public office

Statecraft and the Limitations of Economic Sanctions

Statecraft and the Limitations of Economic Sanctions

Strategies relying on the pure coercive nature of economic sanctions rarely succeed in their goals, and alone are not capable of forcing countries to make concessions.

Catastrophic Futures, Precarious Presents & Temporal Politics of (In)security

Catastrophic Futures, Precarious Presents & Temporal Politics of (In)security

the post-9/11 temporalisation of security has taken the form of a politics of pre-emption in which radical uncertainty constitutes the basis for anticipatory action.

How Time Shapes our Understanding of Global Politics

How Time Shapes our Understanding of Global Politics

Using time as a primary analytical lens takes us beyond concerns with linear and teleological time that dominate the ways in which time is understood as mere ‘history’

Analogue Time, People, and the Digital Eclipsing of Modern Political Time

Analogue Time, People, and the Digital Eclipsing of Modern Political Time

It would be a terrible and ignominious end for a modern political process (and project) to be eclipsed by technological speed and market imperatives.

Taking Time Seriously and the Value of Generational Analysis in IR

Taking Time Seriously and the Value of Generational Analysis in IR

If we want to take time seriously in IR we will need to think through the epistemological implications and complications entailed in making such an analytical shift.

Governing the Time of the World

Governing the Time of the World

Global time, principally Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), is the product of global governors operating in and through sociotechnical assemblages.

War through a Temporal Lens

War through a Temporal Lens

The unforeseeable future implicates the present but also the manner in which decisions in the present operate at the intersection of meaning in past and future.

Timing, Identity, and Emotion in International Relations

Timing, Identity, and Emotion in International Relations

Timing, almost wholly ignored in IR, is a fundamental human activity – a basic means of synthesising pertinent changes for practical and political effect.

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.

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