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Religion, Nationalism, and Transnational Actors  

Jeffrey Haynes

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Identity
A proper understanding of the development of nationalism should incorporate the direct and indirect influences of religion. To focus on the current international order is to note that ... More

Responding to Refugee and Humanitarian Crises  

Daniel Warner and Georg von Kalckreuth

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The term “refugee crisis” is used throughout the literature to refer to situations where large numbers of refugees or displaced persons more generally are present, whereas “humanitarian ... More

Review of Available Data Sets  

Paul R. Hensel

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The International Studies Association’s (ISA) Scientific Study of International Processes (SSIP) section is dedicated to the systematic analysis of empirical data covering the entire range ... More

Revolutions in Warfare  

Emily O. Goldman

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The term “revolution in warfare” refers to a pronounced change or discontinuity in warfare that radically alters the way a military operates and improves relative military effectiveness. ... More

The Right to Health  

Audrey R. Chapman

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Human Rights
The right to health and health services is generally framed as the right to the highest attainable standard of health. Like other human rights, the right to health confers to all people ... More

Risk and Security  

Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
In his 1958 book War and Industrial Society, Raymond Aron claimed that industrial society had shaped not only the way in which war was fought in the twentieth century, but also the ... More

The Role of Geographic Education in International Studies  

Fred Shelley

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Geography has been a formal academic discipline in the United States since the early twentieth century. During the first six or so decades of this period, geographic education was ... More

Role Theory and Foreign Policy  

Cameron Thies

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Role theory is an approach to the study of foreign policy that developed in the interdisciplinary field of social psychology and can be appropriately applied at the individual, state, and ... More

Russia and Foreign Policy  

Robert H. Donaldson

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Russian foreign policy has both been similar and unique to that of other great powers. As a general rule of statecraft, Russia has pursued balance-of-power policies, which essentially ... More

Russian Security and Nuclear Policies: Successor to the Superpower Arsenal?  

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

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Jun 2011
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Dec 2017
The Cold War was a period of hostilities between the United States and the Soviet Union as the two superpowers engaged in a nuclear arms race. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, some ... More

Russian Theory of International Relations  

Andrei P. Tsygankov and Pavel A. Tsygankov

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Unique features of Russia’s perspectives on international politics as practice can be obtained quite clearly through the investigation of the debates on Russian foreign policy ... More

Sea Power  

Eric Grove

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
“Sea power” refers to the power exerted by a state through its capacity to use the sea for both military and civilian purposes. The ability to use the seas for transport and other civilian ... More

Security Council Resolution 1325  

Charlotte Graves Patton

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2017
Resolution 1325, adopted by the United Nations Security Council (SC) on October 31, 2000, reaffirms the important role of women in conflict resolution as well as in the maintenance and ... More

Security Practices  

Thierry Balzacq, Tugba Basaran, Didier Bigo, Emmanuel-Pierre Guittet, and Christian Olsson

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Practices refer to collective and historic acts that shaped the evolution of the fundamental distinction used to define the field of security—that of internal vs. external security. In ... More

Security Regimes: Collective Security and Security Communities  

Bruce Cronin

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The twentieth century was marked by the proliferation of security regimes, and collective security in particular. Under a collective security arrangement, all states at either a regional ... More

Security Studies and Security Policy: An American Perspective  

Harvey M. Sapolsky

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Security studies in the United States is marred by a lack of status. Opportunities within American universities are limited by the fact that the work deals with war and the use of force. ... More

Small Group Effects on Foreign Policy Decision Making  

Jean A. Garrison

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The core decision-making literature argues that leaders and their advisors operate within a political and social context that determines when and how they matter to foreign policy decision ... More

The Sociology of the State: The State as a Conceptual Variable  

Yale H. Ferguson and Richard W. Mansbach

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The “state” is the theoretical and empirical bedrock of the international relations field, yet it is a hotly debated concept and is routinely defined to suit the normative and/or empirical ... More

South Asia and Foreign Policy  

Sumit Ganguly and Manjeet S. Pardesi

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
There is a pronounced dearth of scholarly literature on foreign and security policy in South Asia. The amount of South Asian case materials that have been effectively integrated into the ... More

Sovereign Debt Default  

Giselle Datz

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Dec 2013
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Dec 2017
Sovereign borrowing and debt default have long been a part of a nation’s existence. Sovereign debt defaults (that is, the suspension of interest or principal payment on due debt) were ... More

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