Features

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

Interview – Timothy Garton Ash

Interview – Timothy Garton Ash

Timothy Garton Ash – British historian, author and commentator – answers your questions about the Euro crisis, EU integration, the UK royal charter on the press, and more.

Edited Collection – System, Society & the World: Exploring the English School (1st Edition)

Edited Collection – System, Society & the World: Exploring the English School (1st Edition)

To demonstrate the advantages and value of the English School, this volume brings together some of its most important voices to introduce the School & explore its key applications in IR.

Review – Conscience: A Very Short Introduction

Review – Conscience: A Very Short Introduction

Paul Strohm’s ‘Conscience’ is at once an accessible, thought-provoking and often entertaining introduction to a controversial topic – a tour from the historic origins of the term right through to the present day.

Review – Framing Sarah Palin

Review – Framing Sarah Palin

Drawing on Palin’s rapid political ascent in 2008 and the partisan commentary that accompanied her rise, Framing Sarah Palin highlights the role of narratives in politics and the pitfalls of the self-created.

Review – From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment

Review – From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment

This timely collection of broad-ranging essays examines the failure of efforts to reform the Greek economy prior to 2010, and lays important context to suggest that the future is not bright.

Review – Virtuous War

Review – Virtuous War

The use of drones in the War on Terror has become a legal and ethical minefield. James Der Derian’s timely book adds to the debate by exploring the role technology can play in fighting ‘virtuous wars’ with fewer casualties.

Review – The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security

Review – The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security

In a context where global religious movements cannot be separated from issues of governance, politics, or security this book fills a serious lacuna in the field of security studies.

Review – European Multiculturalisms

Review – European Multiculturalisms

Some political heavyweights have proclaimed that multiculturalism has failed. However, this edited collection argues that it remains the best way to conceptualise citizenship in Europe.

Review – The Crisis of the European Union

Review – The Crisis of the European Union

The EU as a project from its very beginnings has been elite-driven. The project as laid out in Habermas’ book continues in the same vein, contrary to the author’s protestations.

Interview – Barry Buzan

Interview – Barry Buzan

Professor Barry Buzan answers reader questions about the English School and the securitization of global finance, and discusses his view of the next era of world history.

Review – From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment

Review – From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment

The economic crisis in Greece and the financial bailouts it received sent shockwaves through the Eurozone and global markets. Could reforms have avoided the collapse? Why were they not successful?

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