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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

Computer-Mediated Communication Technology and Cross-National Learning  

Derrick L. Cogburn

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
With the advent of globalization, the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for socioeconomic development are changing rapidly and dramatically. These skills include the need to better ... More

Computer Simulations in the Classroom  

Andrew Blum

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Computer simulations can be defined in three categories: computational modeling simulations, human-computer simulations, and computer-mediated simulations. These categories of simulations ... More

Cooperative Learning in International Relations  

Steven L. Lamy

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Cooperative learning is a means of providing opportunities for students to work together in an effort to accomplish an assigned intellectual task. There are different types of cooperative ... More

Critical Theory: International Relations' Engagement With the Frankfurt School and Marxism  

Faruk Yalvaç

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Dec 2015
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Nov 2017
Critical international relations theory (CIRT) is not only an academic approach but also an emancipatory project committed to the formation of a more equal and just world. It seeks to ... More

Designing and Using Simulations and Role-Play Exercises  

Carolyn M. Shaw

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Simulations and role-play exercises have been used in the international studies classroom for over fifty years, producing a considerable body of literature devoted to their study and ... More

Deterrence and Crisis Bargaining  

Vesna Danilovic and Joe Clare

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Several strands of research on deterrence and crisis behavior were developed within different disciplinary, intellectual, and methodological traditions. Although sometimes coexisting as ... More

E-Government  

Gisela Gil-Egui

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
E-government refers to a set of public administration and governance goals and practices involving information and communication technologies (ICTs). It utilizes such technologies to serve ... More

Electronic Commerce  

Sarah Cleeland Knight and Catherine L. Mann

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Electronic commerce (or e-commerce) is the purchase or sale of goods or services over any kind of computer network. Possible networks include the Internet; an extranet, which is a private ... More

English School Methodology  

Cornelia Navari

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Methodology is not often discussed in the English School. In fact, its proponents disdain methodology altogether, though that is not to say that the scholars of the English School are ... More

The English School of International Relations: Historical Development  

Hidemi Suganami

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
The “English School” of International Relations is a historically formed community with somewhat uncertain—even disputed—beginnings. The awareness that there was such a network of scholars ... More

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