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Diplomacy

Diplomacy

In today’s interconnected world, effective and skilful diplomacy is vital to ensure that humankind can navigate an ever-growing list of shared challenges that may be our undoing if left unresolved.

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Getting Started with International Relations

An excerpt from the introduction to the book ‘International Relations’ covering key terms, sources, and reading advice for students embarking on their first textbook.

International Law

International Law

Although questions about international law persist, especially when powerful nations use their political power to ‘bend’ the law, today hardly anyone declares international law as irrelevant.

International Organisations

International Organisations

The growth of international organisations, particularly in the twentieth century when the concept of global governance came of age, means that nearly every aspect of life is regulated in some way at the global level.

Global Political Economy

Global Political Economy

While we certainly live in a global economy, for the time being we lack a common response to the challenges this brings – especially in establishing control over a still-evolving global market system.

Global Civil Society

Global Civil Society

Civil society activities have been responsible for a number of important contributions. While far from representing a democratisation of world politics, the incremental steps should not be underestimated.

One World, Many Actors

One World, Many Actors

The academic discipline of International Relations has gradually moved away from a dominant focus on the state and the system to deal more with the role and perspective of groups and individuals.

The Making of the Modern World

The Making of the Modern World

International politics, for good and for bad, was shaped by Europeans and by non-Europeans copying European examples.

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