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Friendship and Foreign Policy  

Felix Berenskoetter and Yuri van Hoef

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Jul 2017
International friendship affects the making and conduct of foreign policy, an angle that is largely neglected in the International Relations (IR) literature. Friendship constitutes the ... More

Gender and Foreign Policy  

Alexis Leanna Henshaw

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Jun 2017
While explicit efforts at gender mainstreaming in foreign policy are relatively recent, a view of foreign policy through a feminist lens illustrates that foreign policy has always been ... More

Geography and Foreign Policy  

Steve Pickering

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Apr 2017
The relationship between geography and foreign policy is deep and fundamental. Yet it is far more complex than many recognize, and many authors, including scholars who should know better, ... More

Geopolitics, Geography, and War  

Christopher J. Fettweis

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Sep 2017
The study of international relations has always been multidisciplinary. Over the course of the last century, political scientists have borrowed concepts, methods, and logic from a wide ... More

Global Actors: Networks, Elites, and Institutions  

Mikael Rask Madsen and Mikkel Jarle Christensen

Over the past several decades scholars have intensively debated what factors drive globalization. Answers have ranged from the emergence of the information society and the global economy ... More

Global Governance in Foreign Policy  

Álvaro Mendez

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Sep 2017
Global governance is a story of human agency confronting the existential challenge of the seismic shift in the international system that is called globalization. Neither phenomenon is yet ... More

The Global Spread and Contraction of Democracy: A Co-Evolutionary Approach  

John M. Owen

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Jul 2017
Much of the literature on international democratic diffusion appeals to mechanisms—competition, learning, emulation or socialization, and coercion—that typically are treated as competing ... More

Great Power and Foreign Policy  

Carla Martinez Machain, Rebecca Kaye, and Jared Oestman

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May 2017
Great powers have traditionally played a major role in the study of foreign policy. From a variety of work on foreign policy analysis, it is known that great powers are more active in ... More

Hegemony, Hierarchy, and Unipolarity: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Hegemonic Order Studies  

Carla Norrlof

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Jul 2017
Scholars of international political economy in the 1970s explored the relationship among a dominant power, leadership, and openness. The discussion soon centered on the concept of ... More

Hegemony in Foreign Policy  

Richard Ned Lebow and Simon Reich

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Aug 2017
American realists, liberals, journalists, and policymakers speak of American hegemony as if it were an established role, although a threatened one given the rise of China. They describe ... More

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