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Norms, Norm Violations, and IR Theory

Norms, Norm Violations, and IR Theory

With the shift from a unipolar world to a multipolar one, understanding the interactions between strong powers and norms, norm violations, and norm shifts is important.

Norm Contestation, Political Assassinations, and Targeted Killings

Norm Contestation, Political Assassinations, and Targeted Killings

While democratic or liberal-democratic states have championed positive norms, they have also taken-up targeted killings which defy long-established conventions.

Exhuming Norms: Comparing Investigations of Forced Disappearances

Exhuming Norms: Comparing Investigations of Forced Disappearances

The norm theories from International Relations fail to account for the differences in interpretation and implementation of the norms surrounding forced disappearance.

10th Anniversary Interview – Charlotte Epstein

10th Anniversary Interview – Charlotte Epstein

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

The Postcolonial Perspective: Why We Need to Decolonize Norms

The Postcolonial Perspective: Why We Need to Decolonize Norms

Normation, normalization and nomos shift the focus from treating a norm as given to considering its initial constitution, to account for the form that a norm takes.

Zambian peacekeepers from the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) patrol streets lined with looted items awaiting collection in Abyei, the main town of the disputed Abyei area on the border of Sudan and newly independent South Sudan.

Evolving Norms: How the Libyan & Syrian Conflicts Have Affected the R2P

Though the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) norm suffered a setback in the wake of the Syria crisis, the 2011 Libyan intervention offers hope & guidance for its evolution.

Norms and the Securitisation of Infectious Diseases

Norms and the Securitisation of Infectious Diseases

The emergence and socialisation of the norm of responding to health threats as security threats has reshaped and expanded the global security agenda.

Religious Movements and Religion’s Contribution to Global Civil Society

Religious Movements and Religion’s Contribution to Global Civil Society

Religious traditions have withstood the test of time and respond to the inner lives of believers. It is unlikely that they will disappear any time soon.

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Cultural factors ensure that Pakistan’s relationship to its citizens is mediated by Muslim nationalism, rather than internationally recognized human rights norms.

Interview – Kurt Mills

Interview – Kurt Mills

Dr Mills talks about R2P, neo-humanitarianism, the limits of norms, the practicality of the International Criminal Court, and the importance of academic networks.

Broadening the Reputation Debate Over Syria

Broadening the Reputation Debate Over Syria

Does reputation matter, and is it worth a military strike? The call for prudence may be the best formula for managing American policy in Syria, avoiding the negative reactions that challenge America’s long-term power and broader goals.

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