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10th Anniversary Interview – Charlotte Epstein

10th Anniversary Interview – Charlotte Epstein

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

10th Anniversary Interview – Chris Brown

10th Anniversary Interview – Chris Brown

LSE Professor Chris Brown looks at the books and the general changes in the last 10 years that have made an impact on the discipline of International Relations.

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Beginner’s Textbook – International Relations Theory

30 expert authors provide 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.

Review – Reconstructing Human Rights

Review – Reconstructing Human Rights

This remarkable and innovative book offers an original understanding of human rights and contributes to the reflection on the nature and role of 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.

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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’.

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