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Jan Smuts, Jawaharlal Nehru and the Legacies of Liberalism

Jan Smuts, Jawaharlal Nehru and the Legacies of Liberalism

Placing Smuts and Nehru within the broader liberal paradigm, we come to a picture that is both global and local, contextual and textual, historical and contemporary.

Introducing Liberalism in International Relations Theory

Introducing Liberalism in International Relations Theory

Liberalism is not a ‘utopian’ theory describing a dream world as it was once accused of being. It provides a consistent rejoinder to realism, firmly rooted in evidence.

Will Liberal Democracy Survive the Century?

Will Liberal Democracy Survive the Century?

We have yet to settle whether the features of liberal democracy are inherent to the system itself, or to particular contexts in which the system is installed.

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Beginner’s Textbook – International Relations Theory

A lively, readable and relevant foundational introduction to IR theory that will help students to see not only what theories are, but why they matter.

The End of the Global Liberal Order?

The End of the Global Liberal Order?

The global liberal order still represents the best option for a peaceful and prosperous future, but it will need to be reformed or it will become moribund.

International Relations Theory

International Relations Theory

The approaches in IR theory each possess a legitimate, yet different, view. They offer a means by which to attempt to understand a complex and frequently changing world.

Online Resources – Liberalism

Online Resources – Liberalism

A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, the International Relations theory of liberalism.

Thinking About Ethics, Thinking Across Fields

Thinking About Ethics, Thinking Across Fields

A distaste for liberal utilitarianism could serve as common ground for mounting any campaign for a coherent alternative to modern ethical systems.

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.

The New (Anti-)Secularism

The New (Anti-)Secularism

The more belief and behaviour merge in the minds of policy drafters and radical atheists, the more liberty of conscience becomes ethically untenable.

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