Inequality

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.

Review – Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen

Harry Shutt • Oct 17 2017 • Features
A valuable exposition of the case for universal basic income which nevertheless fails to recognise the revolutionary implications which its implementation would entail.

On the Verge of the Darkness: Dystopic Movies and Contemporary Global Challenges

Alberto Frigerio • Aug 4 2017 • Articles
Critiquing dystopic movies as representations of the here and now is a good method to raise interest about modern challenges and stimulate a debate over the solutions.

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