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Anarchy in International Relations  

Silviya Lechner

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Nov 2017
The concept of anarchy is seen as the cardinal organizing category of the discipline of International Relations (IR), which differentiates it from cognate disciplines such as Political ... More

Articulations of Sovereignty  

Claudia Aradau

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Sovereignty has been variously understood as the given principle of international relations, an institution, a social construct, a performative discourse subject to historical ... More

Art in International Relations  

Barbara Baudot

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Art can leave an impact on international politics by offering inspiration and perspective to relations between peoples of different nations and life experiences. It can furthermore ... More

Assessment of Active Learning  

Kay Gibson and Carolyn M. Shaw

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Jun 2011
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Nov 2017
With the shift in learning objectives that were more focused on the development of skills and processes, new assessment techniques were required to be developed to determine the ... More

Behavioralism  

Inanna Hamati-Ataya

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Jan 2012
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Jan 2018
Behavioralism is an approach in political science that became predominant in American social sciences from the 1950s until well into the 1970s. The Behavioral Revolution in American ... More

Biopower and International Relations  

Angélica Guerra-Barón

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Nov 2017
Michel Foucault’s critical approach to understanding power has become very influential in the study of global politics, especially in the work of (critical) IR scholars. The Foucauldian ... More

The British Committee on the Theory of International Politics and Central Figures in the English School  

Roger Epp

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Considerations of the English School and of its central concept—international society—have all too often neglected the most logical starting point: the internal history of the British ... More

Challenges to Traditional International Relations Theory Posed by Environmental Change  

Hugh Dyer

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Changes in the environment can impact international relations theory, despite enjoying only a limited amount of attention from scholars of the discipline. The sorts of influence that may ... More

Civic Engagement  

Lynn M. Kuzma

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
There is a body of evidence that suggests that young Americans are disengaged from communal life. Since the late 1980s, college students have been described as materialistic, ... More

The Colonial Encounter and Its Legacy  

José da Mota-Lopes

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The current scholarship on European colonialism may be divided into two approaches: colonial studies, sometimes referred to as a political-economy approach, and postcolonial studies, also ... More

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