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Modernity and Nationalism  

Jonathan M. Acuff

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
The question of the historical origins of nations and nationalism has long been the subject of vigorous debate among scholars. Indeed, there has been no interdisciplinary convergence among ... More

Modernization Theory  

Prateek Goorha

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Modernization theory studies the process of social evolution and the development of societies. There are two levels of analysis in classical modernization theory: the microcosmic ... More

Nationalism and Post-communist International Relations  

Robert English, Ekaterina Svyatets, and Azamat Zhanalin

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Nationalism contributed to the disintegration of the Soviet Union and helped put an end to the epoch-defining East–West rivalry, while ethnic conflict rearranged borders and peoples across ... More

Neoclassical Realism  

Norrin M. Ripsman

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Jun 2011
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Nov 2017
Neoclassical realism is an approach to foreign policy analysis that seeks to understand international politics by taking into account the nature of the international system—the political ... More

Neoliberalism and Its Critics  

Patrick Bond

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Neoliberalism refers to a set of market-based ideas and policies ranging from government budget cuts and privatization of state enterprises to liberalization of currency controls, higher ... More

Networks  

Francesca Panzironi

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
A network may refer to “a group of interdependent actors and the relationships among them,” or to a set of nodes linked by a web of interdependencies. The concept of networks has its ... More

Norms and Social Constructivism in International Relations  

Matthew J. Hoffmann

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Social norms were conceptualized as aspects of social structure that emerged from the actions and beliefs of actors in specific communities; norms shaped those actions and beliefs by ... More

Nuclear Proliferation and Non-Proliferation  

Jacques E.C. Hymans

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Nuclear proliferation became an increasingly major concern after France and then China joined the nuclear “club” in the 1960s. However, it was not until India’s “peaceful nuclear ... More

The Origins and Evolution of SSIP: How Methods Met Models, with a Short Interlude  

Kelly M. Kadera and Dina Zinnes

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The International Studies Association (ISA) was founded in 1959, but the Scientific Study of International Politics (SSIP) only became one of its sections in 1993. SSIP researchers ... More

The Past and Future of the Scientific Study of International Processes  

Zeev Maoz

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Dec 2014
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Jan 2018
The scientific study of international processes (SSIP) has made substantial progress over the past twenty years, establishing itself as the mainstream research community in the field of ... More

The Pluralist–Solidarist Debate in the English School  

William Bain

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
In his 1966 essay, “The Grotian Conception of International Society,” Hedley Bull distinguishes between two conceptions of international society: pluralism and solidarism. The central ... More

Political Demography  

Tadeusz Kugler and Jacek Kugler

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Political demography is a disciplinary field devoted to the study of population size, composition, and distribution in relation to both government and politics. The focus is on the ... More

Postcolonialism in International Relations  

Jan Wilkens

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Nov 2017
Some of the main genealogies within postcolonial scholarship are discussed, with a focus on key thinkers, such as Edward Said, Homi Bhabha, Gayatri Spivak, Aníbal Quijano, and Walter ... More

Postinternational Theory  

Yale H. Ferguson and Richard W. Mansbach

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Postinternational theory in international relations (IR) theory offers an alternative to the state-centric perspectives on the world that have dominated IR theory. A state-centric approach ... More

Poststructuralism and Postmodernism in International Relations  

Asli Calkivik

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Nov 2017
Poststructural/postmodern IR is a mode of critical thinking and analysis that joined disciplinary conversations during the 1980s and, despite the dismissive reception it has initially ... More

The Power and International Politics of Money  

W. Travis Selmier

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Nov 2017
War, trade, and money synergistically developed over three millennia, each proving important to the emergence of nation-states. By the 19th century, fiduciary money—forms of money based on ... More

The Practice Turn in International Relations Theory  

Jérémie Cornut

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Dec 2015
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Nov 2017
The “practice turn” in international relations (IR) refers to those scholars that explicitly take practices as a category of analysis in one way or another. This notion implies three ... More

Public Goods in International Politics  

Brian Urlacher

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Jan 2011
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Dec 2017
Public goods represent a particular challenge in international politics that has been linked to problems as diverse as alliance politics, environmental governance, and global currency ... More

The Public Sphere  

Benjamin Herborth and Oliver Kessler

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The term “public” is predominantly used in International Relations (IR), often appearing as an attribute in collocations such as “public goods” or “public opinion.” The study of public ... More

Reciprocity in International Studies  

Mark J. C. Crescenzi, Rebecca H. Best, and Bo Ram Kwon

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Reciprocity refers to the character of the actions and reactions between two or more actors. This character is commonly one of responding in kind to the actions of another. As such, ... More

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