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Published in partnership with the International Studies Association (ISA)

Oxford University Press has partnered with the ISA on the ORE of International Studies, combining the speed and flexibility of digital with the rigorous standards of academic publishing.

Informal International Relations

"Studying international relations from an informal baseline is not just a semantic or a heuristic issue. It has enormous ontological, epistemological, and methodological implications for the field of IR. Even though a detailed discussion of these issues is beyond the scope of this article, it is important to give a sense of the ontological, epistemological, and methodological implications of the IIR perspective. ..." – By Thomas Kwasi Tieku

Alternative Global Governances

"Since at least the 1990s, the question about how to govern the complexities of globalization has raised and increased interest in the field of international relations. Globalization can be considered a process (or set of processes) that represents a transformation in the spatial organization of social relations, affecting them in terms of their extension, intensity, speed, and impact. ..." – By Amaya Querejazu


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