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Naming a Transnational Black Feminist Framework: Writing in Darkness

Naming a Transnational Black Feminist Framework: Writing in Darkness

1st Edition

Forthcoming

K. Melchor Quick Hall
December 15, 2019

By writing Black feminist texts into the IR canon and naming a common Black feminist praxis, this text charts a path towards a transnational Black feminist (TBF) framework in IR, and outlines why a TBF framework is a much needed intervention in the field. Situated at the intersection of IR and...

Unravelling Liberal Interventionism: Local Critiques of Statebuilding in Kosovo

Unravelling Liberal Interventionism: Local Critiques of Statebuilding in Kosovo

1st Edition

Gëzim Visoka, Vjosa Musliu
April 11, 2019

Despite calls for the decolonisation of knowledge, scholars who come from conflict-affected societies remained marginalised, excluded from the examination of the politics and impacts of liberal interventionism. This edited volume gives local scholars a platform from which they critically examine...

China and International Theory: The Balance of Relationships

China and International Theory: The Balance of Relationships

1st Edition

Chih-yu Shih et al.
April 11, 2019

Major IR theories, which stress that actors will inevitably only seek to enhance their own interests, tend to contrive binaries of self and other and ‘inside’ and ‘outside’. By contrast, this book recognizes the general need of all to relate, which they do through various imagined resemblances...

Islam in International Relations: Politics and Paradigms

Islam in International Relations: Politics and Paradigms

1st Edition

Nassef Manabilang Adiong, Raffaele Mauriello, Deina Abdelkader
November 02, 2018

Islam in International Relations: Politics and Paradigms analyses the interaction between Islam and IR. It shows how Islam is a conceptualization of ideas that affect people’s thinking and behaviour in their capacity to relate with IR as both discipline and practice. This approach challenges...

Western Dominance in International Relations?: The Internationalisation of IR in Brazil and India

Western Dominance in International Relations?: The Internationalisation of IR in Brazil and India

1st Edition

Audrey Alejandro
September 19, 2018

Since the 1970s, a 'critical' movement has been developing in the humanities and social sciences denouncing the existence of 'Western dominance' over the worldwide production and circulation of knowledge. However, thirty years after the emergence of this promising agenda in International Relations...

Widening the World of International Relations: Homegrown Theorizing

Widening the World of International Relations: Homegrown Theorizing

1st Edition

Ersel Aydinli, Gonca Biltekin
July 26, 2018

Current international relations (IR) theories and approaches, which are almost exclusively built in the West, are alien to the non-Western contexts that engender the most hard-pressing problems of the world and ultimately unhelpful in understanding or addressing the needs surrounding these...

Assembling Exclusive Expertise: Knowledge, Ignorance and Conflict Resolution in the Global South

Assembling Exclusive Expertise: Knowledge, Ignorance and Conflict Resolution in the Global South

1st Edition

Anna Leander, Ole Waever
July 04, 2018

This book looks at the worlding of the Global South in the process of assembling conflict resolution expertise. Anna Leander, Ole Wæver and their contributors pursue this ambition by following the experts, institutions, databases and creative expressions that are assembled into conflict resolution...

Constructing a Chinese School of International Relations: Ongoing Debates and Sociological Realities

Constructing a Chinese School of International Relations: Ongoing Debates and Sociological Realities

1st Edition

Yongjin Zhang, Teng-Chi Chang
February 05, 2018

This edited volume offers arguably the first systemic and critical assessment of the debates about and contestations to the construction of a putative Chinese School of IR as sociological realities in the context of China’s rapid rise to a global power status. Contributors to this volume...

Global Indigenous Politics: A Subtle Revolution

Global Indigenous Politics: A Subtle Revolution

1st Edition

Sheryl Lightfoot
January 12, 2018

This book examines how Indigenous peoples’ rights and Indigenous rights movements represent an important and often overlooked shift in international politics - a shift that powerful states are actively resisting in a multitude of ways. While Indigenous peoples are often dismissed as marginal...

International Relations and American Dominance: A Diverse Discipline

International Relations and American Dominance: A Diverse Discipline

1st Edition

Helen Louise Turton
October 26, 2017

This work seeks to explore the widely held assumption that the discipline of International Relations is dominated by American scholars, approaches and institutions. It proceeds by defining 'dominance' along Gramscian lines and then identifying different ways in which such dominance could be...

Worlding Brazil: Intellectuals, Identity and Security

Worlding Brazil: Intellectuals, Identity and Security

1st Edition

Laura Lima
October 26, 2017

This book looks at the development of thinking about security in Brazil between 1930 and 2010. In order to do so, it develops a new framework for thinking about intellectual history in Brazil and applies it to the development of knowledge on security in that country. Building on the Gramscian...

Against International Relations Norms: Postcolonial Perspectives

Against International Relations Norms: Postcolonial Perspectives

1st Edition

Charlotte Epstein
May 04, 2017

This volume uses the concept of ‘norms’ to initiate a long overdue conversation between the constructivist and postcolonial scholarships on how to appraise the ordering processes of international politics. Drawing together insights from a broad range of scholars, it evaluates what it means to...

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