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Empirical Knowledge on Foreign Military Intervention  

Jeffrey Pickering and David F. Mitchell

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Jun 2017
While the empirical literature on foreign military intervention has made considerable progress identifying the causes and consequences of military intervention, we still have much to learn ... More

Empirically Assessing the Bargaining Theory of War: Potential and Challenges  

Erik A. Gartzke and Paul Poast

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Aug 2017
What explains war? The so-called bargaining approach has evolved quickly in the past two decades, opening up important new possibilities and raising fundamental challenges to previous ... More

The Empirical Promise of Game Theory  

Alexandre Debs

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Aug 2017
Game theory is a set of mathematical tools used to analyze the strategic interaction between decision makers. Proponents of game theory have offered different perspectives about its ... More

Empirics of Stable Peace  

Reşat Bayer

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Sep 2017
Much of the empirical international relations research implicitly equates peace with the absence of war. Moreover, causes of war are seen as sufficient for understanding peace. Such an ... More

The English School: History and Primary Institutions as Empirical IR Theory?  

Barry Buzan and George Lawson

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May 2017
How does the English School work as part of Empirical International Relations (IR) theory? The English School depends heavily on historical accounts, and this article makes the case that ... More

Environmental Policy and Foreign Policy  

John Barkdull

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Jul 2017
International agreements on environmental issues are the result of the coordination of states’ foreign policies. To understand the international politics of the environment requires ... More

Ethics in Foreign Policy  

Dan Bulley

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May 2017
Ethics and foreign policy have long been considered different arenas, which can only be bridged with great analytical and practical difficulty. However, with the rise of post-positivist ... More

European Union Enlargement Policy  

Eli Gateva

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

The European Union Space Policy  

Emmanuel Sigalas

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Jun 2017
The European Union Space Policy (EUSP) is one of the lesser known and, consequently, little understood policies of the European Union (EU). Although the EU added outer space as one of its ... More

The Eurozone Crises  

Kurt Hübner

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Nov 2016
Even the most critical observers of the creation of the euro found some nice words on the occasion of its 10th anniversary. And yet it needed only a marginal event like the announcement of ... More

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