Post Tagged with: "Security"

Review – Race, Gender, and Culture in International Relations

Review – Race, Gender, and Culture in International Relations

The book crafts unique and insightful approaches to security, political economy, nationalism and IR which build upon a wealth of scholarship on race, gender, and culture.

Chinese Diplomacy in Africa: Constructing the Security-Development Nexus

Chinese Diplomacy in Africa: Constructing the Security-Development Nexus

China has socialised African leaders into a narrative of South-South cooperation that calls for increased cooperation and legitimises the security-development nexus.

The Changing Security Dimension of China’s Relations with Xinjiang

The Changing Security Dimension of China’s Relations with Xinjiang

China acknowledges the threat to Xinjiang’s stability and blames hostile foreign forces for backing the spreading of democratic values and the insurgency in Xinjiang.

Interview – Christoph Harig

Interview – Christoph Harig

Christoph Harig discusses Brazil’s civil-military relations and its participation in MINUSTAH, his expectations for the Bolsonaro administration and trust in politicians.

International Women’s Day Interviews

International Women’s Day Interviews

To celebrate International Women’s Day we asked former interviewees whether they think the discipline of IR has made important strides to equally incorporate women.

Interview – Sherri Goodman

Interview – Sherri Goodman

Sherri Goodman discusses climate change as a national security threat, water security, the Arctic, her career with the US Government and gives her advice to young scholars.

Interview – Columba Achilleos-Sarll

Interview – Columba Achilleos-Sarll

Columba Achilleos-Sarll discusses her PhD research on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, foreign policy analysis and the role of gender in the Brexit negotiations.

Why People Need the Dark Web

Why People Need the Dark Web

In developed societies, almost every aspect of life is becoming digitised, facilitating social and commercial interactions in ways previously unseen.

Interview – Emma Mc Cluskey

Interview – Emma Mc Cluskey

Emma Mc Cluskey talks about her forthcoming book Righteousness to Far Right, anthropological approaches to International Political Sociology and radical reflexivity.

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Good Cop, Bad Cop

European Allies must decide whether or not to honor America as a global intervener by naming the new NATO headquarters building after John McCain.

Review – America Abroad

Review – America Abroad

Brooks and Wohlforth’s book is a defense of deep engagement as a means to maintain a US-led international order but neglects the impact of domestic political issues.

Hybrid Warfare and the Role Civilians Play

Hybrid Warfare and the Role Civilians Play

The intent to destabilize and weaken a state or community with persistent, non-military-based attacks is changing the ways in which war is understood.

Interview – Lene Hansen

Interview – Lene Hansen

Prof. Lene Hansen discusses securitization scholarship, developments in discourse analysis, and the role of images and the ‘visual turn’ in International Relations.

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Forecasting the Future: Prospects of a Negotiated Settlement with North Korea

Approaching the negotiations between the United States and North Korea through a systematic fashion, the harsh reality is that these negotiations are very likely to fail.

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Northern Fears: Preparing for and Watching Norden’s Doom

Netflix’s “The Rain” has been released at the beginning of a new era of insecurity for the notoriously peaceful nation of Sweden.

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