Post Tagged with: "Theory"

Review – Dragon in Ambush: The Art of War in the Poems of Mao Zedong

Review – Dragon in Ambush: The Art of War in the Poems of Mao Zedong

Ingalls’ translation of Mao’s poems and thought-provoking thesis have considerable merit, but readers will benefit most by approaching it with a critical eye.

Student Book Feature – IR Theory: A Critical Introduction

Student Book Feature – IR Theory: A Critical Introduction

By focusing on IR myths, & by using films to help understand theories, Weber’s textbook remains a major introduction to the perspectives associated with the study of IR.

So You Want to Be Policy-Relevant?

So You Want to Be Policy-Relevant?

The so-called distance between policy and academia is often overstated. There are plenty of opportunities if you approach the process with clear eyes and dogged determination.

The Practitioner/Theorist Divide, Again

The Practitioner/Theorist Divide, Again

Scholars must navigate a sensitive path between theory and remaining policy relevant, but have they gone too far to the detriment of our understanding of international relations as a whole?

Review – Theorising Medieval Geopolitics

Review – Theorising Medieval Geopolitics

The medieval era is largely-neglected in IR. Latham’s innovative study stimulates large questions about the relationship between the medieval and modern international orders.

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