Power and Development in Global Politics

Kevin Bloor • May 21 2022 • Articles

Global politics will always be shaped by the actions of states and the importance of concepts such as the balance of power and the security dilemma.

Review – Anticolonial Afterlives in Egypt: The Politics of Hegemony

Nicola Pratt • Jun 10 2021 • Features

Using the work of Antonio Gramsci and Franz Fanon, Salem’s book analyses postcolonial Egypt and explores how the failures of this period contributed to the 2011 revolution.

Review – Russia Abroad

Galina Bogatova • Apr 13 2020 • Features

A meaningful contribution to regionalism studies that reveals the overlooked patterns of the marginal “subordinate” states’ agency in relation to the great powers.

Hegemony and Diversity in the ‘Liberal International Order’: Theory and Reality

Amitav Acharya • Jan 14 2020 • Articles

Global power shifts, anti-globalization sentiments and the rise of populist leaders highlight a crisis in the ‘hegemony-diversity gap’ at the heart of the liberal order.

Review – The Politics of Political Science

Nelson Dionel Cardozo • Nov 10 2019 • Features

Paulo Ravecca’s original and innovative book reflects on the state of the discipline of political science in Latin America via the deconstruction of hegemonic visions.

Review Feature – The US Foreign Policy Consensus in Crisis

Richard W. Coughlin • Oct 9 2019 • Features

Richard Coughlin analyses Kagan and Walt’s decade old debate on IR theory, the clash between realism and liberalism and how it ties into modern politics in the Trump era.

Interview – Issac Kfir

E-International Relations • Aug 20 2019 • Features

Issac Kfir discusses the terrorist attacks in New Zealand and Sri Lanka, Australia’s counterterrorism policy, Asia-Pacific cooperation, and returning foreign fighters.

Review – Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics

Ananya Sharma • Jun 18 2019 • Features

This handbook challenges the disciplinary fortress of IR and opens up a world of investigatory possibilities by equating post-colonial politics with global politics.

How, if at all, Does Hierarchy Exist Both in the Theory and Practice of IR?

John Ikonomidis • Jun 11 2019 • Essays

IR theoretical perspectives are governed by Western principles, thus constructing a hierarchy that places the West as the core analytical entity within the discourse.

Interview – Andrew Hom

E-International Relations • May 12 2019 • Features

Andrew Hom tells us about the temporal turn in IR, different understandings of time, how time is political, and some of the best advice he has received during his career.

Review – Unrivaled: Why America Will Remain the World’s Sole Superpower

Harvey M. Sapolsky • Apr 25 2019 • Features

Michael Beckley is convincing in his argument that the United States is the most efficient producer of power on the planet.

Bipolarity or Hegemony? Latin America’s Dilemma for the 21st Century

Luis L. Schenoni • Feb 24 2019 • Articles

If a bipolarity framework takes hold, conservative foreign policies will pay off in a world with clearer rules but reduced margin of maneuver for Latin America.

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