Features

E-IR publishes regular feature pieces, including reviews of the latest books and interviews with leading figures in the field.

Interview – Marina Povitkina

Interview – Marina Povitkina

Marina Povitkina discusses her PhD research on democracy and its effect on environmental performance, as well as the Paris Agreement, green policies and island nations.

Review – Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development

Review – Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development

This book presents a clear and convincing argument for the shift from a Western centered globalization to a multipolar one and also considers multicentric perspectives.

Interview – Gary Kent

Interview – Gary Kent

Secretary of the all-party parliamentary group on the Kurdistan region, Gary Kent, discusses the group, Iraq and the Kurdish independence referendum and its consequences.

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Review – Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism

Review – Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism

Ian Bremmer argues that the shortcomings of globalism have been channeled into ‘us vs. them politics’, however the solutions he offers need to be broadened.

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Matthew Goodwin talks about his new book National Populism, the upcoming Swedish elections, eurosceptic and pro-European political parties, and the Brexit referendum.

Review – Kant’s International relations

Review – Kant’s International relations

Molloy argues that Kant’s writings on international politics must be understood in relation to Kant’s broader philosophy which is something that devotees have neglected.

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Interview – Matthew Kearns

Matthew Kearns discusses his PhD research on the relationship between military masculinities and recruitment practices in the British Armed Forces and visualizing war.

Interview – William Maley

Interview – William Maley

Prof. William Maley discusses responses to the refugee crisis, the effect of the state system on the crisis, Afghanistan’s future and his advice to young scholars.

Review – America Abroad

Review – America Abroad

Brooks and Wohlforth’s book is a defense of deep engagement as a means to maintain a US-led international order but neglects the impact of domestic political issues.

Interview – Dirk Kruijt

Interview – Dirk Kruijt

Dirk Kruijt discusses Cuba’s relationship with the Latin American Left, including it’s support for armed guerrillas, and how this policy has transformed over the decades.

Review: The Political Economy of European Security

Review: The Political Economy of European Security

A timely and very innovative analysis of the relationships between interest groups and EU institutions in the fields of justice, home affairs and defence.

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