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Interview – Stephen Walt

Interview – Stephen Walt

Prof. Stephen Walt discusses his current book project on the failures of American foreign policy, realist IR theory, and the nature of American political institutions.

Review – Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping

Review – Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping

A significant contribution to critical debates within IR and gender scholarship that includes a rich empirical analysis of female peacekeepers and their experiences.

Diplomacy Is the Art of Enhancing Power

Diplomacy Is the Art of Enhancing Power

Diplomacy is the art of restraining force and enhancing power, with the unintentional effect of a reduction of power.

Time, Power and Inequalities

Time, Power and Inequalities

Time is neither ‘natural’ nor just. It is used, valued and understood in ways that reflect and sustain economic, social and political inequalities.

Review – Accommodating Rising Powers: Past, Present, and Future

Review – Accommodating Rising Powers: Past, Present, and Future

Among the many IR books that deal with accommodation of rising powers in a changing international system, T.V. Paul’s volume stands out and is a must-read.

Dressing the Sovereign: Fashion as a Symbolic Form of Sovereignty

Dressing the Sovereign: Fashion as a Symbolic Form of Sovereignty

Rather than a ‘mask’ for a decapitated sovereign, fashion diplomacy provides a sartorial symbolic form for this sovereignty, making it visible and appreciable.

A Critical Review of the Concept of Middle Power

A Critical Review of the Concept of Middle Power

Existing trends of middle power study are limited due to a tendency towards liberalist criteria and a lack of considerations of interactions with other entities.

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A Simple Paradigm for Noopolitics: The Geopolitics of Knowledge

The interaction between knowledge and power reformulates simple geopolitical principles that have been all-to-often forgotten by Classical Realism.

Security, Power, and Digital Privacy

Security, Power, and Digital Privacy

To approach the security, power and digital privacy triangulation through Dissent means that we, use ‘digital privacy’ as a starting point in the research triangulation.

Review – The End of Power

Review – The End of Power

Naím’s book is a worthwhile read providing sharp analyses of the history and processes of international power dynamics and takes a fresh look at the evolution of power.

Reclaiming Sovereignty: Constituted and Constituent Power in Political Theory

Reclaiming Sovereignty: Constituted and Constituent Power in Political Theory

Any serious attempt to reclaim the practice of sovereignty from the state must pay attention to the transformative potential of constituent power.

Understanding Resilience through the Rudiments of Biopolitics

Understanding Resilience through the Rudiments of Biopolitics

Opposite conceptualizations of resilience as proper to new emerging ontological relations; biopolitics reminds us that resilience is enmeshed with power and control.

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