Post Tagged with: "International Relations Theory"

The Virtue of Being Small: An Analysis of Luxembourg’s Defence Strategy

The Virtue of Being Small: An Analysis of Luxembourg’s Defence Strategy

Not only has Luxembourg prospered economically, but is has also been able to maintain its political sovereignty and territorial integrity at a very low cost.

Self-Determination as Resistance: Sahrawi and Palestinian Struggle for the UN

Self-Determination as Resistance: Sahrawi and Palestinian Struggle for the UN

Officials and activists interviewed from both Palestine and Western Sahara affirm that despite their commitment to diplomacy, self-determination is non-negotiable.

The Rise of Paradiplomacy in International Relations

The Rise of Paradiplomacy in International Relations

The rise of paradiplomatic activity, which has been recognized and normalized, should not be seen as a displacement of the state but as its complement within IR.

The UN as Both Foe and Friend to Indigenous Peoples and Self-Determination

The UN as Both Foe and Friend to Indigenous Peoples and Self-Determination

The UN, created to uphold the sovereignty of states, has become a vehicle for Indigenous peoples to organise in favour of their rights.

Reflections on Confucian Cosmology and the Chinese School of IR

Reflections on Confucian Cosmology and the Chinese School of IR

Confucian cosmology enables us to engage with panarchy while going beyond the rationalist or utilitarian paradigm in the knowledge tradition of science.

Review – Philosophize This!

Review – Philosophize This!

The Philosophize This! podcast proves useful for the study of IR and succeeds in explaining complex philosophical thoughts and questions in accessible language.

Review – Violence and Civilization

Review – Violence and Civilization

Linklater provides a historical contextualization of our imagination about the differences between various “civilizations” regarding norms and beliefs about war and harm.

The Future of IR Lies in Creativity Rather than ‘New Thinking’

The Future of IR Lies in Creativity Rather than ‘New Thinking’

The future of IR risks stagnating if ‘new thinking’ is merely concerned with identification of standard terms and inversely, IR must call for further creativity.

The Israeli-Palestinian Impasse and Theories of Peace in International Relations

The Israeli-Palestinian Impasse and Theories of Peace in International Relations

Scholars should not be penalized for a lack of solutions in achieving peace since they are not expected to solve global crises and their work can aid in creating peace.

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What IR Can Learn From the Intellectual Historian

The intellectual historian makes an important contribution to IR by taking its practitioners beyond the simple approach to the past that the idea of a canon represents.

International Relations Theory and the ‘Islamic State’

International Relations Theory and the ‘Islamic State’

Integrating the root causes of the formation of IS in a systematic framework gives an inclusive and representative image of the formation of this organization.

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