Post Tagged with: "States"

Performance and Politics Fifty Years After ‘Society of the Spectacle’

Performance and Politics Fifty Years After ‘Society of the Spectacle’

Resistant political performance must be reconsidered given populist post-truth politics. The relevance of shared truths and authenticity of others is now questioned.

Climate Change and the Re-imagination of State Sovereignty

Climate Change and the Re-imagination of State Sovereignty

The state is an arbitrary reference point in a dynamic Earth system. The Earth can no longer be ignored as a given in at the ontological level of international relations.

Review – Future States

Review – Future States

Stephen Paul Haigh’s claims for the resilience of the modern state in a global system rendered neo-medieval in form by globalization are bold – yet supported by a solid engagement with extant literature.

What Would Happen If We Did Negotiate With Terrorists?

What Would Happen If We Did Negotiate With Terrorists?

Designating and even vilifying actors with the label of ‘terrorist’ is a highly subjective matter. So how do we address the issue of negotiating with ‘terrorists’ without drowning in a quagmire of subjectivity?

Review – Security, Risk and the Biometric State

Review – Security, Risk and the Biometric State

Following the events of 9/11, biometrics has received considerable attention. Muller makes an important contribution to the debate and raises new questions to consider within the security discourse.

Review – Unanswered Threats

Review – Unanswered Threats

Some states fail to recognize, respond to, and counteract rising states that pose a danger. What accounts for this underbalancing? This is the question Schweller attempts to answer.

Review – Unanswered Threats

Review – Unanswered Threats

In Unanswered Threats, Randall Schweller challenges preconceptions about the prevalence of balancing behavior in international relations.

Review – After the Globe, Before the World

Review – After the Globe, Before the World

This book begins where R.B.J Walker left off in ‘Inside/Outside’, continuing his discussion of sovereignty, the state and the system of states.

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