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Teaching International Relations Theory  

Craig Douglas Albert

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
International relations (IR) theory is favorably described in almost every syllabus since 1930. The most important questions asked were: “What is theory?” and “Is there a reason for IR ... More

Teaching Post-Communist Politics  

Leah Seppanen Anderson

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Subject:
Pedagogy
A review of undergraduate course offerings at top-ranked colleges and universities in the United States and analysis of course syllabi from undergraduate programs in political science have ... More

Teaching the Scientific Study of International Processes  

D. Scott Bennett

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
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Pedagogy
The Scientific Study of International Processes (SSIP) is an approach aimed at teaching of international politics scientifically. Teaching scientifically means teaching students how to use ... More

Teaching with Case Studies  

Ralph G. Carter

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Subject:
Pedagogy
Case-based learning offers several advantages in the study of international relations. For instructors, the primary attraction of case-based learning is its emphasis on active student ... More

Teaching with Media  

Michael Kuchinsky

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Subject:
Pedagogy
Various media sources are available to enhance the teaching of international affairs, including literature, film, political cartoons, television programming, newspapers, music, and blogs ... More

Teaching with Technology: Active Learning in International Studies  

Steven F. Jackson

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Subject:
Pedagogy
The adoption of new technologies in instruction will change the nature of instruction itself. There are four broad categories of the potential benefits of technology in higher education: ... More

Technology and Development in International Communication  

Nanette S. Levinson

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Over the last five decades, discussions and approaches to communication and development have evolved considerably. Some of these changes particularly focus on the transformation of the ... More

Technology and International Relations  

Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Throughout history, technology has played a significant role in international relations (IR). Technological development is an important factor underlying much of humanity’s social, ... More

Technology Standards in International Communication  

Jeffrey Hart

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Technology standards are norms or requirements established by consensus and approved by a recognized body that sets uniform engineering or technical criteria. They also come in three ... More

Territory and Geography  

Jaroslav Tir and John A. Vasquez

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
A common focus of geography in IR research has been the research on the role of neighborhoods in conflict and peace. Although the theoretical explanation is still underdeveloped, several ... More

Terrorism and Counterterrorism  

Frank Foley and Max Abrahms

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Since 9/11, terrorism has been widely perceived as the foremost threat to the United States, its allies, and the broader international community. Political scientists have historically ... More

Terrorism and Counterterrorism on the Internet  

Gabriel Weimann

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The internet has emerged as an important medium for terrorists. Two key trends can be discerned from cyberterrorism: the democratization of communications driven by user generated content ... More

Terrorism and Foreign Policy  

Amanda Skuldt

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Before the late 1960s, terrorism was commonly viewed as an internal problem that belonged to the realm of policing rather than foreign policy. The Palestinian Front for the Liberation of ... More

Theoretical Approaches to International Organization  

Christer Jönsson

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Subject:
Organization
The study of international organizations (IOs) has been described as lacking theoretical depth. However, the field actually has a more solid theoretical foundation than some of its critics ... More

The Politics of Climate Change  

Loren R. Cass

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Environment
Climate politics presents difficulties for study given its interdisciplinary nature and the scientific complexities involved in climate change. Climate change politics had got its start in ... More

The Rise of Linear Borders  

Kerry Goettlich

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

The Third Debate and Postpositivism  

Thierry Balzacq and Stéphane J. Baele

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Dec 2014
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Dec 2017
International Relations (IR) theory has undergone a series of debates which have left profound changes on the discipline as a whole. These debates, though highly influential, have still ... More

The World System in the Information Age: Structure, Processes, and Technologies  

Joachim K. Rennstich

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The new information age has the potential not only to alter the historical path of world system development, as other socio-technological paradigmatic shifts have done, but also to ... More

Trade: Determinants of Policies  

Marc L. Busch and Edward D. Mansfield

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
A survey of the literature on trade has revealed that it is becoming more difficult for elected officials resist protectionist pressures by citing constraints imposed by global pacts and ... More

Trade in Services  

Russell Alan Williams and Jeff Loder

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Compared to trade in goods, there hasn’t been much attention given to international exchange in services and efforts to promote liberalization of those exchanges. Despite considerable ... More

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