Post Tagged with: "political theory"

Decolonising the Anthropocene: The Mytho-Politics of Human Mastery

Decolonising the Anthropocene: The Mytho-Politics of Human Mastery

The Anthropocene discussion has moved beyond questions of mere geological evidence, providing the ‘natural’ foundations for the idea of human mastery over the earth.

Interview – Wendy Brown

Interview – Wendy Brown

Professor Brown discusses neoliberalism’s threat to democracy, how capital and religious violence subvert sovereignty, and expounds on the state of critical theory.

Review – Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought

Review – Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought

While Boisen and Murray do not quite meet the aims they set themselves, their edited volume is a worthy and frequently suggestive contribution to modern political theory.

Online Resources – Global Justice

Online Resources – Global Justice

A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, global justice and its connections to International Relations Theory.

Introducing ‘Subaltern States’

Introducing ‘Subaltern States’

This new blog focuses on less powerful or marginalized states, peoples, movements, or ideas within their domestic or regional contexts, or within the international system.

Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

Richard Ned Lebow discusses his ‘dinner party’ with Mozart, reflects on the key events that shaped his life, and explains what distinguishes his theory of constructivism.

Image by Elvert Barnes

Global Justice: An Exegesis of Contemporary Theories

The lack of consensus on global justice is a microcosm of schisms present in international relations perspectives.

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Interview – Michael Hardt

Michael Hardt discusses the changing forms of global structures since writing Empire with Negri and the interactions between social movements, politics and academics.

Little Do They Know. How (Not) to Theorise Religion and International Relations

Little Do They Know. How (Not) to Theorise Religion and International Relations

Less theology and more religious sociology along with the study of political theory would contribute a more nuanced understanding of ‘Nations under God’.

Review – On Sovereignty and Other Political Delusions

Review – On Sovereignty and Other Political Delusions

Despite some limitations, Cocks’ volume captivatingly engages with the concept of sovereignty and its practical and historical realities.

Review – Leo Strauss: Man of Peace

Review – Leo Strauss: Man of Peace

Howse uses language that elucidates the importance of ‘the international’ in Strauss’s thinking, but at the same time is accessible for a general, educated audience.

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