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Indigenous Perspectives on International Relations Theory

Indigenous Perspectives on International Relations Theory

Indigenous efforts challenge state-centric views to include different ways of understanding relations between peoples, the natural world and the planet.

Asian Perspectives on International Relations Theory

Asian Perspectives on International Relations Theory

Asian perspectives highlight a need for IR to become a global discipline that appreciates political and cultural difference but also reflects a shared history and humanity.

Critical Geography: An Introduction

Critical Geography: An Introduction

By drawing attention to alternative ways that space can be imagined, critical geographers have sought to transform international politics and the global space.

Securitisation Theory: An Introduction

Securitisation Theory: An Introduction

Securitisation challenges ideas about the universality and objectivity of security and emphasises the ways in which knowledge is not merely ‘out there’ but is driven by interests.

Green Theory in International Relations

Green Theory in International Relations

Green theory allows a broader ecological perspective on our common human interests and emphasises choices made within ecological, rather than political, boundaries.

Communication Background Black Colorful Hands

Queer Theory in International Relations

In a time when IR is often accused of being parochial, queer theory is a theoretically inclusive – and necessary corrective – to powerful myths and narratives of international orders.

Feminism in International Relations Theory

Feminism in International Relations Theory

Feminist research has demonstrated the value in taking women’s experiences and contributions seriously and used that as a base to demonstrate how IR rests on, and perpetuates, gendered ideas.

Global Justice in International Relations Theory

Global Justice in International Relations Theory

Global justice scholars have contributed to IR theory by shifting the focus to individuals on a planetary scale and approaching problems of global cohabitation in a new way.

Getting Started with International Relations Theory

Getting Started with International Relations Theory

The sheer volume of different IR theories should be a warning to you that International Relations still is a young discipline that is undergoing significant formative development.

Towards a Global International Relations?

Towards a Global International Relations?

IR theories remain biased in favour of Western states. Consequently, they neglect the experiences and relationships in other parts of the world, or offer a poor fit for understanding and explaining them.

Postcolonialism in International Relations Theory

Postcolonialism in International Relations Theory

Postcolonialism asks tough questions about how and why a hierarchical international order has emerged and challenges mainstream IR’s core assumptions about power and how it operates.

Global South Perspectives on International Relations Theory

Global South Perspectives on International Relations Theory

Global South perspectives open up the possibility of different, fairer relations that represent the interests of all concerned and challenge international institutions to be more representative.

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