Time Creators and Time Creatures in the Ethics of World Politics

Time Creators and Time Creatures in the Ethics of World Politics

A heterotemporal orientation decentres the position of the ethical theorist by questioning the assumption of a fusion between his or her particular present and ‘the’ present of world politics.

Critical Terrorism Studies – A Case of Overemphasising the Discursive?

Critical Terrorism Studies – A Case of Overemphasising the Discursive?

Evaluations of the two commitments of Critical Terrorism Studies – acting as a normative tool on one hand and an analytical tool on the other – has to be done separately.

Edited Collection – Time, Temporality and Global Politics

Edited Collection – Time, Temporality and Global Politics

This book address subjects such as war, terrorism, identity, and governance to demonstrate how focusing on temporal aspects can enhance our understanding of the world.

Time, Temporality and Global Politics

Time, Temporality and Global Politics

This book address subjects such as war, terrorism, identity, and governance to demonstrate how focusing on temporal aspects can enhance our understanding of the world. Edited by Andrew Hom, Alasdair McKay, Christopher McIntosh & Liam Stockdale.

Christian Traditional Values Prefiguring the Development of Human Rights

Christian Traditional Values Prefiguring the Development of Human Rights

The global expression of human rights found in the UDHR contains an implicit touch of Christian values.

Is the Destruction of Urban Structures a Form of Violence?

Is the Destruction of Urban Structures a Form of Violence?

People live in an environment composed of buildings and structures that represent their identity, collective memory and culture. An attack on that is an attack on people.

An assessment of Gaddis’ suggestion that MAD secured a ‘long peace’

An assessment of Gaddis’ suggestion that MAD secured a ‘long peace’

This essay argues that whilst the destructive power of the atom bomb is significant, its contribution to stability in the latter half of the twentieth century is not. Indeed, it seems more likely that the contribution of nuclear weapons was to make a “long peace” seem less inevitable than it in fact was.

The Breakdown of Societal Order in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Breakdown of Societal Order in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The civil war in the DRC is a major problem. Historical and sociological approaches help explain the persistence and character of the on-going violence.

Social Glasnost: The Social Media Age and The Implosion of IR

Social Glasnost: The Social Media Age and The Implosion of IR

Social glasnost may encapsulate the increasing sweeping changes, specifically the Arab Spring, Occupy Movements, and Kony 2012, brought by anyone with an Internet or a mobile signal.

Religion and Human Rights: A Dialectical Relationship

Religion and Human Rights: A Dialectical Relationship

The real challenge is one of how to get global faith in a dignified and well-protected existence for everyone, rooted in all hearts and minds. This tends to entail periods of sharp confrontation with the powers that be, as the recent Arab Spring has markedly illustrated.

Stereotypical Images and Enemy Perceptions in the Greco-Turkish Conflict: Is it Possible to Change Stereotypes?

Stereotypical Images and Enemy Perceptions in the Greco-Turkish Conflict: Is it Possible to Change Stereotypes?

The Greco-Turkish conflict is a product of long-standing traumatic experiences that are based on Stereotypical Images of the Enemy. Both share a complicated mechanism that promotes patriotism by systematically devaluing the “other” via selective education, literature and the media

Separate but (Un)Equal: Gender Segregated Bus Lines of Jerusalem

Separate but (Un)Equal: Gender Segregated Bus Lines of Jerusalem

There is a tendency to equate the metaphor of travel and mobility with emancipation and the ability to move freely between cultures or continents. This work examines the implications of gender segregation in Ultra Orthodox communities of Jerusalem, by looking more closely at women’s experiences of the journeys made (both actual and allegorical) between the public and private spheres.

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