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Online Resources – The Council of Europe

Online Resources – The Council of Europe

A brief introduction to the Council of Europe with links and media to further explore.

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The Prisoner’s Dilemma in Environmental Politics: One Model to Rule Them All?

In International Environmental Politics the important decision-theoretic features of the climate problem or overexploitation are not exhausted by the Prisoner’s Dilemma.

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Interview – Robbie Shilliam

Robbie Shilliam talks about the obstacles to decolonizing the academy, postcolonial politics, his forthcoming book Race and the Undeserving Poor and studying IR theory.

A Critical Evaluation of Poststructuralism’s Contribution to Security

A Critical Evaluation of Poststructuralism’s Contribution to Security

Poststructuralism’s contribution to security lies within its scope to critique and question, exploring areas that other schools of thought dare not tread.

Interview – Andreas Haggman

Interview – Andreas Haggman

Andreas Haggman talks about his research on the use of tabletop wargames for cyber security education and discusses government use and defence of cyber-attacks.

The Contemporary Neoliberal State and Economic Violence

The Contemporary Neoliberal State and Economic Violence

Neoliberal states such as the United States and Great Britain seek to promote and enhance structural inequality within their borders by exerting economic violence.

Online Resources – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

Online Resources – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

A brief introduction to the OECD, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, with links and media to further explore.

One for All or All for One? Ideology and Cohesion in the IRA and PIRA

One for All or All for One? Ideology and Cohesion in the IRA and PIRA

Is there a relationship between ideology and insurgent cohesion? The cases of the IRA and PIRA, the Provisional Irish Republican Army, provides an interesting insight.

Overcoming Internal Resistance Within the Military Command Structure

Overcoming Internal Resistance Within the Military Command Structure

Successful military commanders recognize the internal resistance human interaction creates and overcome said resistance by identifying personal strengths and weaknesses.

Interview – Siddharth Mallavarapu

Interview – Siddharth Mallavarapu

Siddharth Mallavarapu discusses non-western International Relations, Indian conceptions of IR, and the pedagogical challenges of teaching IR in the Global South.

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