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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.

(In)Security: From Thick Signifier to Empty Signifier

(In)Security: From Thick Signifier to Empty Signifier

The in(security) of the minors is at stake in a semantic and practical power struggle among different actors such as the US, the UN, NGOs, countries of origin and the minors themselves.

Post-Truth, Complicity and International Politics

Post-Truth, Complicity and International Politics

Apparently, we live in ‘post-truth’ times. But is this anything new? Is it more than a passing meme? And what might it mean for students and scholars of International Relations?

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.

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 – Poststructuralism

Online Resources – Poststructuralism

A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, poststructuralism and how it relates to International Relations

What the Peculiar Case of the Kurdistan Region Can Teach Us about Sovereignty

What the Peculiar Case of the Kurdistan Region Can Teach Us about Sovereignty

Examining how the process of ‘becoming a state’ works allows analysts to better capture the complex dynamics in Iraq and the nature of sovereignty as a discourse.

Is Poststructuralism a Useful IR Theory? What About Its Relationship to Historical Materialism?

Is Poststructuralism a Useful IR Theory? What About Its Relationship to Historical Materialism?

The quality of our critique of world politics and our ability to change it is at stake. It seems a good idea to give conversation a try.

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