international relations

Thomas Kuhn and International Relations Theory: Realism in 'Crisis'

In 2012, the University of Chicago Press published a special fiftieth anniversary edition of Thomas Kuhn's influential book, The Structure of Scientific

Ameliorating the Security Dilemma: Structural and Perceptual Approaches to Strategic Reform

According to the international relations literature, the security dilemma poses a significant threat to peace.

Why Democracies Don't Fight Each Other: Democracy and Integration

While a large and growing literature has emerged which investigates the impact of the expansion of democracy on foreign policy and international politics, mu

The Constructivist Turn: Critical Theory after the Cold War

This paper explores the relationship between Third Debate critical theories and the emerging 'constructivist' perspective on international relations.

You Just Don't Understand: Troubled Engagements Between Feminists and IR Theorists

This paper reconstructs some conversational encounters between feminists and IR theorists and offers some hypotheses as to why misunderstandings so frequentl

Inter-Civilisation Conflict: A Critique of the Huntington Thesis

Samuel Huntington's essay 'The Clash of Civilisations?', published in 1993, has stimulated a lively debate over the importance of civilisations and their cul

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