International Development

Opinion – The Hypocrisy of the UK Government’s Plans for Girl’s Education in the Global South

Keya Khandaker • Jul 19 2021 • Articles

Girls‘ education is instrumentalised to mask deep financial cuts for aid agencies and shift the burden of responsibility.

Interview – Zoë Windle

E-International Relations • Jun 1 2021 • Features

Zoë Windle discusses her international development work in her role at CDC, including current challenges and shifts in practice resulting from the pandemic.

Contested Multilateralism as Credible Signalling: Why the AIIB Cooperates with the World Bank

Benjamin Faude and Michal Parizek • Sep 24 2020 • Articles

Rising powers’ dissatisfaction with the institutional order has led them to set up new institutions which overlap with legacy institutions.

Opinion – The Unintended Consequences of Foreign Aid Bypass

Sarah Hunter • Sep 23 2020 • Articles

How does bypassed aid change the domestic political and economic context? For the moment, what we do not know is far greater than what we do know.

Signs from the Global South: Development with Deaf Communities

Eilidh Rose McEwan • Aug 27 2020 • Articles

The recognition and promotion of signed languages, the natural language of the deaf, offers a powerful route to lasting and effective change.

Interview – Swati Parashar

E-International Relations • Mar 8 2020 • Features

Swati Parashar discusses the importance of International Women’s Day, barriers to feminist solidarity, #MeToo, postcolonial feminism and challenging patriarchal power.

The Myth of Multipolarity and Overexpansion of Rising Powers: The Case of Brazil

Luis L. Schenoni • Nov 11 2019 • Articles

Brazil over-expanded considerably in the first decades of the 21st century in a process that was fuelled by domestic interest groups as well as a myth of multipolarity.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Global South Perspectives on Development

Lina Benabdallah, Carlos Murillo-Zamora and Victor Adetula • Sep 17 2019 • Student Features

As new economic powers such as India, China, Brazil, Turkey as well as other rising economies emerge, IR will need to do more to pay attention to the perspectives of those in the Global South.

Science, Technology and Security in the Middle East

Yannis Stivachtis • May 23 2019 • Articles

The technological dependence of Arab countries has enhanced their vulnerability to outside interference and reduced their internal, national integration.

Interview – Hilton Root

E-International Relations • Feb 26 2019 • Features

Dr Hilton Root talks about his book Dynamics Among Nations, non-Western perspectives on International Political Economy, ‘preventative chaos’ and development models.

Developing Countries and UN Peacebuilding: Opportunities and Challenges

Ricardo Oliveira dos Santos • Feb 25 2019 • Articles

We must ask questions about how to reform historically rooted principles, norms, expectations, and understandings about how to achieve a sustainable peace in the international society.

A Rationale for Pluralism: The Rural, Remote Peasant

Patricia Sohn • Feb 15 2019 • Articles

Policies that force people to choose between homogenization, fracture, or exclusion are rarely viable. Pluralism (institutional, cultural, social, and economic) offers extended periods of peace.

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