Post Tagged with: "International Relations Theory"

Statue od Hugo de Groot before the new Church in delft, Holland

Edited Collection – System, Society and the World: Exploring the English School

This volume, now in its 2nd edition, brings together some of the most important voices on the English School to highlight the multifaceted nature of the School’s applications in IR. Edited by Robert W. Murray.

An IR for the Global South or a Global IR?

An IR for the Global South or a Global IR?

IR textbooks are stubbornly Westphalic, and with limited exceptions merely pay lip-service to non-Western histories, voices and perspectives.

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The State of the Art of the English School

The English School has resisted well to criticism and calls for closure over the years, refining some of its under-specified aspects without losing its central identity

Review – Christian Approaches to International Affairs

Review – Christian Approaches to International Affairs

Despite its faults, Troy’s book is still an important intervention into debates focusing on how religion should be integrated into IR.

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Review – Cities at the End of the World

Even if political categories are sometimes taken for granted, Lorenzo’s text shows how rich an engagement with literature can be to a critical reflection on politics.

The Impact of Roy Bhaskar and Critical Realism on International Relations

The Impact of Roy Bhaskar and Critical Realism on International Relations

At a time when new approaches are either knowingly or unknowingly touching on critical realist themes, Bhaskar’s contributions are poorly represented in the literature.

Self-Determination as Anti-Extractivism: How Indigenous Resistance Challenges IR

Self-Determination as Anti-Extractivism: How Indigenous Resistance Challenges IR

Indigeneity is a valuable approach to understanding world politics as much as it is a critical concept to move beyond state-centrism in International Relations.

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Interview – Nicholas Onuf

Professor Onuf discusses the professionalization of scholarship, the influence of his book ‘World of Our Making,’ and the top ten tips for flourishing in academia.

Religion and International Relations: Critical Ways Forward?

Religion and International Relations: Critical Ways Forward?

Scholars of religion in International Relations, casting for new ways forward, would be well-served to explore critical avenues, both traditional and contemporary.

What the Peculiar Case of the Kurdistan Region Can Teach Us about Sovereignty

What the Peculiar Case of the Kurdistan Region Can Teach Us about Sovereignty

Examining how the process of ‘becoming a state’ works allows analysts to better capture the complex dynamics in Iraq and the nature of sovereignty as a discourse.

International Relations as Historical Political Theory

International Relations as Historical Political Theory

Linking History to Political Theory, with an international bridge, gathers deep and important questions, which form an intellectual and academic pursuit greater than the sum of its parts.

Regional International Societies, the Polysemy of Institutions and  Global International Society

Regional International Societies, the Polysemy of Institutions and Global International Society

The regional agenda of the English School has so far neglected the polysemy of institutions within international society, which in turn relies on a distinction between norms and rules.

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