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Popular Culture Matters: An Introduction

The first post in a series detailing the impact of popular culture on world politics from the perspective of participants at the ISA workshop ‘Popular Culture Matters’.

Affective Communities and World Politics

Affective Communities and World Politics

Emotions are not life-less phenomena that wait to be summoned and acted upon. Emotions can be forms of political agency and power and thus be engines of conversion.

Why Study Emotions in International Relations?

Why Study Emotions in International Relations?

By appreciating the far-reaching significance of emotions in international relations we can approach and understand world politics in a whole new, more holistic light.

Interview – Robert O. Keohane

Interview – Robert O. Keohane

Robert Keohane explains why IR should be world politics, that globalization does not equal democratization, and he relates to the ways theory has improved.

Interview – Kimberly Hutchings

Interview – Kimberly Hutchings

Prof. Hutchings talks about the usefulness of debates in international theory, violence, and ethics, and the importance of challenging gender discrimination in academia.

The Umbrella: Bodies, Deportment and Geopolitics

The Umbrella: Bodies, Deportment and Geopolitics

The role of objects in world politics continues to deserve our attention, including the ways in which human and non-human agency combine to re-engineer the umbrella.

Publicizing the US National Security State through Entertainment

Publicizing the US National Security State through Entertainment

In looking at the national security state entertainment complex, one can get to the core of the security and pop culture nexus in a more-than-representational way.

Pop Culture, huh, What Is It Good for? A Lot of Things, Actually

Pop Culture, huh, What Is It Good for? A Lot of Things, Actually

In order to fully understand the cultural aspects of the study of Popular Culture and World Politics, the next stage is to engage critically and academically with cultural artefacts, cultural theory, and cultural history.

Review — The Justice Cascade

Review — The Justice Cascade

For two decades now Kathyrn Sikkink has been a leading scholar of human rights in world politics. The Justice Cascade is perhaps her most ambitious work to date.

Review – The Future of Power

Review – The Future of Power

Nye offers an intriguing analysis of the changing nature of power and how new geopolitical and economic trends will alter world politics in the coming years.

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