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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.

Zambian peacekeepers from the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) patrol streets lined with looted items awaiting collection in Abyei, the main town of the disputed Abyei area on the border of Sudan and newly independent South Sudan.

Evolving Norms: How the Libyan & Syrian Conflicts Have Affected the R2P

Though the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) norm suffered a setback in the wake of the Syria crisis, the 2011 Libyan intervention offers hope & guidance for its evolution.

Norms and the Securitisation of Infectious Diseases

Norms and the Securitisation of Infectious Diseases

The emergence and socialisation of the norm of responding to health threats as security threats has reshaped and expanded the global security agenda.

Religious Movements and Religion’s Contribution to Global Civil Society

Religious Movements and Religion’s Contribution to Global Civil Society

Religious traditions have withstood the test of time and respond to the inner lives of believers. It is unlikely that they will disappear any time soon.

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Cultural factors ensure that Pakistan’s relationship to its citizens is mediated by Muslim nationalism, rather than internationally recognized human rights norms.

Interview – Kurt Mills

Interview – Kurt Mills

Dr Mills talks about R2P, neo-humanitarianism, the limits of norms, the practicality of the International Criminal Court, and the importance of academic networks.

Broadening the Reputation Debate Over Syria

Broadening the Reputation Debate Over Syria

Does reputation matter, and is it worth a military strike? The call for prudence may be the best formula for managing American policy in Syria, avoiding the negative reactions that challenge America’s long-term power and broader goals.

The Fallacy of the Realist-Constructivist Dichotomy: A Rejoinder to Robert Murray

The Fallacy of the Realist-Constructivist Dichotomy: A Rejoinder to Robert Murray

Realism is not dead, but it is as problematic to treat the theory as IR’s “core set of ideas” as it is a fallacy to treat constructivism as a recognizable, distinct, and competing theory.

The Enduring Relevance of International Regimes

The Enduring Relevance of International Regimes

Theorizing about international regimes from multiple angles has provided enduring and fruitful insights into world politics and the origins and effects of international cooperation.

Assessing Rio Plus 20

Assessing Rio Plus 20

It is too early to tell whether the Rio Plus 20 conference has been a success or failure. Assessing its impact rests on the question of whether or not political actors are able to build from the conference.

Norms, Epistemic Communities and the Global Cyber Security Assemblage

Norms, Epistemic Communities and the Global Cyber Security Assemblage

As norms begin to develop in the cybersecurity field, a multitude of actors are competing to shape them according to their own interests and values. How this power struggle plays out is of great importance to the future of global cyberspace.

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