Post Tagged with: "IR theory"

Heteronomy: Tyranny of a Construct?

Heteronomy: Tyranny of a Construct?

While states were pre-modern in a variety of ways, these differences are not greater than those differentiating the early-modern, high-modern, or late-modern era.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Asian Perspectives on a ‘Chinese School’

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Asian Perspectives on a ‘Chinese School’

The Chinese School’s concept of relationality provides more valuable insight into the conflict with the Philippines than could be expected from mainstream IR theory.

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Mandelbaum’s book is an analytically flawed, contradictory and unconventional piece of realist scholarship that considers the instability of the post-Cold War period.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Towards a Global IR?

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Towards a Global IR?

By widening the concept of agency, global IR puts center stage the voices of the South, its perspectives on global order and the dynamics of North–South relations.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Marxism, Migrants and Borders

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Marxism, Migrants and Borders

Marxist IR theory challenges the notion of borders by focusing on the injustices capitalism creates.

The Italian Approach to International Relations

The Italian Approach to International Relations

While the Italian IR scholarly production follows the trend developed in America, other European schools could suggest a more heterogeneous IR theoretical panorama.

Reversibility: A New Concept for Policy Studies in International Relations

Reversibility: A New Concept for Policy Studies in International Relations

Reversibility seeks to encourage and further the synergy of scholarly expertise, rethinking the ways we conceive of politics and the human world and how to tackle, if not solve current challenges.

Recrafting International Relations through Relationality

Recrafting International Relations through Relationality

International Relations must be reconceptualised to prioritize the relations that constitute units rather than to proceed from the assumption that units are self-evident.

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A Comprehensive Introduction to International Relations and IR Theory

E-International Relations offers two textbooks exploring foundational elements of the discipline to beginners. Both books are free to access on the website and also on sale in paperback worldwide.

The ‘Forgotten Double’: Reflections at a Johannesburg War Memorial

The ‘Forgotten Double’: Reflections at a Johannesburg War Memorial

Experiences of ‘the international’ include folklore, legend, and oral history – places where IR is unable to go because of its preoccupation with rationality and order. It is time this cloak is removed.

Interview – Tamás Peragovics

Interview – Tamás Peragovics

Tamás Peragovics discusses his PhD research on the normalization process between the US and China, Chinese foreign policy and the Western-centrism of IR.

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