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Advances in Feminist Geography

Advances in Feminist Geography   Reference library

Nicole Laliberte, Kate Driscoll Derickson, and Lorraine Dowler

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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14,027 words

Introduction

The purpose of this essay is to examine how feminist thought has evolved and informed global studies through the

African Foreign Policies

African Foreign Policies   Reference library

John James Quinn

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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13,192 words

Introduction

Compared to other aspects of African studies, much less has been written directly on African foreign policy formation or

Air Power

Air Power   Reference library

Karl P. Mueller

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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11,140 words

Introduction

As this volume appears, a single century has elapsed since armies and navies first began to experiment with the

Alliances and War

Alliances and War   Reference library

Patricia A. Weitsman

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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9,616 words

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Military alliances represent one of the most important forms of cooperation in the international system. Because of anarchy and

Articulations of Sovereignty

Articulations of Sovereignty   Reference library

Claudia Aradau

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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11,153 words

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Sovereignty is simultaneously one of the more revered and reviled concepts in international relations (IR). Long taken

Art in International Relations

Art in International Relations   Reference library

Barbara Baudot

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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10,772 words

Introduction

Artists – whether writers, painters, musicians, architects, sculptors, dramatists, dancers, or filmmakers – and artworks – whether poetry, literature,

Assessment of Active Learning

Assessment of Active Learning   Reference library

Kay Gibson and Carolyn M. Shaw

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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9,786 words
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Introduction

Within the field of International Relations (IR), as well as across all academic disciplines, scholars have increasingly focused on

Behavioralism

Behavioralism   Reference library

Inanna Hamati-Ataya

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2017
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11,011 words

Behavioralism is a paradigm that became predominant in American social sciences from the 1950s until well into the 1970s. Grounded

The British Committee on the Theory of International Politics and Central Figures in the English School

The British Committee on the Theory of International Politics and Central Figures in the English School   Reference library

Roger Epp

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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7,606 words

Introduction

Early in 1956 Hans Morgenthau wrote to Martin Wight, complimenting him on his recent BBC Radio lecture on

Bureaucratic Politics and Organizational Process Models

Bureaucratic Politics and Organizational Process Models   Reference library

Christopher M. Jones

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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10,464 words

Introduction

The publication of Graham Allison’s “Conceptual Models and the Cuban Missile Crisis” (1969) and Essence of

Capitalisms: A Global System

Capitalisms: A Global System   Reference library

Richard Deeg

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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10,415 words

Introduction

The high prominence of the concepts of “global economy” and “globalization” in academic and public discourse since the early

Caribbean Foreign Policy

Caribbean Foreign Policy   Reference library

Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-Wagner

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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16,037 words

Introduction

The emergence to independence of a wave of new states in the 1960s and 1970s changed both the structure

The Causes of War

The Causes of War   Reference library

Karen Ruth Adams

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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11,233 words
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Introduction

Armed conflict is a recurrent and destructive feature of international politics. Because citizens are eager to avoid it and

Challenges to Traditional International Relations Theory Posed by Environmental Change

Challenges to Traditional International Relations Theory Posed by Environmental Change   Reference library

Hugh Dyer

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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12,247 words

Introduction

International relations theory has given limited attention to the environment, a topic with broad implications for the study and

Changing Borders: The Politics of the EU

Changing Borders: The Politics of the EU   Reference library

Gönül Tol

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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7,887 words

Introduction

The processes of “deepening” and “widening” within the European Union (EU) have resulted in the conflation of

Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement   Reference library

Lynn M. Kuzma

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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8,176 words

Introduction

Civic engagement is the academic idea du jour. Its inclusion in most universities’ mission statements places it at

Civil–Military Relations

Civil–Military Relations   Reference library

Mackubin Thomas Owens

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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10,802 words

Introduction

The term “civil–military relations” refers broadly to the interaction between the armed force of a state as an institution,

Civil Wars

Civil Wars   Reference library

Stathis N. Kalyvas and Paul D. Kenny

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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11,555 words

Introduction

Civil war is a widespread and destructive phenomenon. Between 1945 and 1999 over 16 million people died directly as

Civil Wars, Scientific Study of

Civil Wars, Scientific Study of   Reference library

Idean Salehyan and Clayton L. Thyne

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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11,487 words

Introduction

Over the past several decades, many countries have directly experienced the horrors of armed conflict, and no state is

Classical Geopolitics Revisited

Classical Geopolitics Revisited   Reference library

Klaus Dodds

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2017
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Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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11,687 words
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Introduction

Classical geopolitics, put simply, is fundamentally concerned with the role that inter alia location and resources play in the

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