Author profile: Ben Willis

The Advantages and Limitations of Single Case Study Analysis

The Advantages and Limitations of Single Case Study Analysis

Single case study analyses offer empirically-rich, context-specific, holistic accounts and contribute to both theory-building and, to a lesser extent, theory-testing.

China, Africa, and Neo-Colonialism

China, Africa, and Neo-Colonialism

China may achieve more than to insert themselves into an existing bilateral relationship between Africa and the West, converting it into a triangular one.

The Arguments For and Against the TRIPS Agreement

The Arguments For and Against the TRIPS Agreement

From a global perspective it seems clear that adopting a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach, such as Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), is entirely inappropriate.

Nuclear Proliferation Through Critical Security Studies

Nuclear Proliferation Through Critical Security Studies

The apparent threat from continued proliferation both within and outside the NPT framework remains a widely shared concern among all actors—from states to non-state actors.

Do Regional Institutions Transmit Global or Regional Norms and Values?

Do Regional Institutions Transmit Global or Regional Norms and Values?

Shared local histories and cultures allow for regional institutions, such as the EU and ASEAN, to promote and transmit regional norms and values to all member states.

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