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Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

This book, by Stephen Chan, explores via a range of examples, the challenges diplomacy faces today as actors seek to change history and undermine interests.

Interview – Walter D. Mignolo

Interview – Walter D. Mignolo

Professor Walter D. Mignolo discusses the geo- and body-political dimensions of knowledge as the energy fuelling border thinking and decoloniality.

Review – Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory

Review – Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory

Go’s book is an important contribution to the greater project of deconstructing social theory and sociology to subsequently resurrect them for the 21st century.

Review – Connected Sociologies

Review – Connected Sociologies

As sociology’s imagined European centre comes apart, Bhambra’s book will remain a vital text for those wishing to understand where we have been and where we are going to.

Online Resources – Postcolonialism

Online Resources – Postcolonialism

A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, postcolonial approaches to International Relations.

Interview – Walter Mignolo/Part 1: Activism and Trajectory

Interview – Walter Mignolo/Part 1: Activism and Trajectory

In the first of a two part interview Walter Mignolo discusses activism, the concept of coloniality, theory as practice and how aesthetics fit into decolonialism.

The New Scramble for Africa

The New Scramble for Africa

In the new scramble for Africa, justifications for external intervention are pretexts that should be regarded in the same way that we now regard the ‘white man’s burden’ and ‘civilising mission’.

Decolonizing International Relations

Decolonizing International Relations

A colonized IR demeans and diminishes all of us; decolonizing the discipline is an ongoing and never-to-be-completed critical questioning of our everyday practices and logics of interpretation.

Rethinking Development

Rethinking Development

We require a decolonization of the imagination. We need to abandon the search for alternative models of development and start imagining alternatives to development. The project today is not so much to rethink development, but to un-think it.

The Limits of International Relations Theory: A Postcolonial Critique

The Limits of International Relations Theory: A Postcolonial Critique

IR, as the discipline which makes the international its object of enquiry is, for the most part, an obstacle to a recognition and exploration of this, rather than a guide to it.

Why Men Rebel Redux: How Valid are its Arguments 40 years On?

Why Men Rebel Redux: How Valid are its Arguments 40 years On?

Why Men Rebel continues to be recognized as a classic because it helped lead the way to a systematic, people-based understanding of the causes of political protest and rebellion. The book itself and forty years of critical analysis also point to additional questions.

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