Post Tagged with: "IR theory"

Interview – Stephen Walt

Interview – Stephen Walt

Prof. Stephen Walt discusses his current book project on the failures of American foreign policy, realist IR theory, and the nature of American political institutions.

Theories of Foreign Policy and International Relations

Theories of Foreign Policy and International Relations

Diplomacy is not new. It has assumed various characteristics in the modern age, but the idea of sending emissaries to another state is old and was common to many cultures.

Open Access Book – Reflections on the Posthuman in International Relations

Open Access Book – Reflections on the Posthuman in International Relations

In contrast to binary views, this book (re)entagles the complexities found within the world and brings forward a plurality of views on posthumanism. Edited by Clara Eroukhmanoff & Matt Harker.

Interview – William I. Robinson

Interview – William I. Robinson

Professor Robinson answers questions on his theory of global capitalism, the future of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution, and the role of the BRICS in world order.

Student Feature – A Brief Introduction to the Study of International Relations

Student Feature – A Brief Introduction to the Study of International Relations

This feature is for the new student interested in becoming familiar with the study of International Relations (IR) and also for students struggling to grasp how IR fits together as a whole.

Review – The Politics of Subjectivity in American Foreign Policy Discourses

Review – The Politics of Subjectivity in American Foreign Policy Discourses

Intriguing throughout, this book is an excellent introduction for students interested in how psychoanalytic ideas and emotions are applicable to international politics.

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Edited Collection – Critical Epistemologies of Global Politics

This book offers an enriched vision of borders, both analytically and politically, that not only seeks to understand but also to reshape and expand the meanings and consequences of IR.

The Clash of Civilizations Thesis: A Critical Appraisal

The Clash of Civilizations Thesis: A Critical Appraisal

Proponents and critics of Huntington’s thesis have created a ‘clash of scholarship’ in IR. This article demonstrates this clash whilst adding a new dimension to it.

Online Resources – Postcolonialism

Online Resources – Postcolonialism

A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, postcolonial approaches to International Relations.

Crossings and Candles: A Reflection on the Discipline of International Relations

Crossings and Candles: A Reflection on the Discipline of International Relations

There is a paradox which stalks the discipline of IR: as it speaks of peace, the principle of sovereignty, which is at the centre of its world view, looks out upon messy – and often very violent – social relationships.

International Relations Theory

International Relations Theory

The approaches in IR theory each possess a legitimate, yet different, view. They offer a means by which to attempt to understand a complex and frequently changing world.

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