Inequality

Review – The Cult of Smart

Kyle L. Chong • May 25 2021 • Features

Fredrik deBoer’s book presents a progressive vision for the future of education however it fails to address educational inequality.

Opinion – COVID-19’s War on Feminism in the U.S.

Tanishka Talagadadeevi • Dec 14 2020 • Articles

The pandemic has shone a light on the reality that institutionalized sexism is still prevalent in the United States and around the world.

Opinion – It’s Time to Redefine Gender Mainstreaming

Katelyn Jones and Olivia Shinners • Sep 14 2020 • Articles

The UN and other organizations need to redefine gender mainstreaming to reflect current knowledge and avoid the creation of more injustices or inequities.

Interview – Lulama Smuts Ngonyama

E-International Relations • Jul 10 2020 • Features

Ambassador Ngonyama talks about his career, the economic diplomacy of developing countries, global inequality, and the future of global South diplomatic missions.

International Women’s Day Interviews

E-International Relations • Mar 8 2020 • Features

To celebrate International Women’s Day we asked some of our former interviewees what we can do to forge a gender equal discipline.

Review – Capital et idéologie

Torbjørn L. Knutsen • Jan 16 2020 • Features

An impressive tome that seeks to explain the legitimizing ideologies which are used to justify the unequal distribution of wealth and income both historically and today.

Reinforcing Environmental Degradation With Market-Based Sustainability Schemes

Angela Licata • Dec 31 2019 • Articles

In order to change the capitalist culture that causes mass consumerism, we need environmental initiatives that do not reinforce the problematic consumer culture.

Review – Social Closure and International Society

Petros Petrikkos • Sep 19 2019 • Features

Naylor’s framework analyses how state and non-state actors compete for status within international society by focusing on social division, stratification and closure.

International Women’s Day Interviews

E-International Relations • Mar 8 2019 • Features

To celebrate International Women’s Day we asked former interviewees whether they think the discipline of IR has made important strides to equally incorporate women.

Review – Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World

Daniel Braaten • Oct 25 2018 • Features

Samuel Moyn argues that the human rights movement has done nothing to stop inequality from emerging and accelerating, and it is not up to the task of reversing it.

Review – Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development

Sérgio Costa • Sep 19 2018 • Features

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.

Review – Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Richard W. Coughlin • Jan 11 2018 • Features

Peter Frase’s book illuminates the potential effects of robotization and climate change on a post-capitalist future and the institutional structures that might emerge.

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