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Advances in Feminist Geography  

Kate Driscoll Derickson, Lorraine Dowler, and Nicole Laliberte

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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International Studies
Geography and international studies are both deeply rooted in masculinist, imperialist, and patriarchal ways of viewing the world. However, over the past 20 years, the increase in the ... More

African Foreign Policies  

John James Quinn

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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International Studies
Studies on African foreign policies and policymaking have received much less attention compared to other aspects of African studies. Most foreign policy-related studies have been in-depth ... More

A History of International Communication Studies  

Elizabeth C. Hanson

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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International Studies
International communication (also referred to as global communication or transnational communication) is the communication practice that occurs across international borders. As a field of ... More

Air Power  

Karl P. Mueller

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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International Studies
Air power refers to the use of aviation by nations and other political actors in the pursuit of power and security interests, along with the use of long-range missiles. Since armies and ... More

Alliances and War  

Patricia A. Weitsman

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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International Studies
Military alliances predate even the state system as a form of international cooperation, and they take on many forms. The motivations of states seeking to join, the commitment levels ... More

Anarchy in International Relations  

Silviya Lechner

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Nov 2017
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International Studies
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
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International Studies
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
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International Studies
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
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International Studies
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
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International Studies
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

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