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  1. 1.Introduction to IR 34 items
    Seminar and Essay Questions: What is International Relations and how is it different from international relations? To what extent is IR as a discipline Eurocentric?
    1. Essential 3 items
    2. Recommended 30 items
      1. Chapter 1 - Introducing Global Politics [in] Global politics - Andrew Heywood 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 1 'Introducing global politics'

      2. Why Study IR? [in] Introduction to international relations : theories and approaches - Robert Jackson, Georg Sørensen 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition.

      3. Why Study IR? [in] Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches - Robert H. Jackson, Georg Sorensen

        Chapter  Read chapter 1 'Why study IR?'

      4. IR as an Academic Subject [in] Introduction to international relations : theories and approaches - Robert Jackson, Georg Sørensen 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition.

      5. IR as an Academic Subject [in] Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches - Robert H. Jackson, Georg Sorensen

        Chapter  Read chapter 2 'IR as an academic subject'

      6. International Relations and Social Science [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Milja Kurki, Colin Wright 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition.

      7. International Relations and Social Science [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Milja Kurki, Colin Wright

        Chapter  Read chapter 1 'International relations and social science'

      8. On the History and Historiography of International Relations [in] Handbook of international relations - Brian C. Schmidt 2013

        Chapter  Read chapter 1 'On the History and Historiography of International Relations'

      9. Claiming the international - Arlene B. Tickner, David L. Blaney 2013 (electronic resource)

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      10. Chapter 15 - Still a Discipline After All These Debates? [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Ole Waever 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition.

      11. Still a Discipline After All These Debates? [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Ole Waever

        Chapter  Read chapter 16 'Still a discipline after all these debates?'

    3. Videos 1 item
  2. 2. History and the Making of the Modern World 31 items
    Seminar and Essay Questions: Which historical event or development do you think has been most significant in terms of shaping what the world looks like today? Why? Is globalisation a positive or negative development? Critically discuss.
    1. Essential 2 items
      1. Chapter 2 - Historical Context [in] Global politics - Andrew Heywood 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 2 'Historical context' pages 25-53

    2. Recommended: History 12 items
      1. The Evolution of International Society [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - David Armstong 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 2 'The evolution of International Society', pages 35-49

      2. What is history? - Edward Hallett Carr, Richard J. Evans 2001

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      3. The State and Foreign Policy in a Global Age [in] Global politics - Andrew Heywood 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 5 'The State and Foreign Policy in a Global Age' pages 115-139

      4. International History 1900-99 [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - Len Scott

        Chapter  Read chapter 3 'International History', pages 50-64

      5. International relations since 1945 : a global history - John W. Young, John Kent 2013

        Book  2016 edition is on order for the Forum Library. Request the book via the Library catalogue to be alerted when book is available. Library currently holds 2003 edition to borrow. See below.

      6. International relations since 1945: a global history - John W. Young, John Kent 2003

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    3. Recommended: Globalisation 15 items
      1. Globalization and sovereignty - John A. Agnew 2009 (electronic resource)

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      2. The world is flat: the globalized world in the twenty-first century - Thomas L. Friedman 2007

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      3. The global transformations reader: an introduction to the globalization debate - David Held, Anthony G. McGrew 2003

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      4. Globalization/anti-globalization: beyond the great divide - David Held, Anthony G. McGrew 2007

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      5. Governing globalization : power, authority and global governance - David Held, Anthony McGrew (eds) 2002

        Book  Copy on order for the Forum Library. Request the book via the Library catalogue to be alerted when book is available.

      6. Society in a Global Age [in] Global politics - Andrew Heywood 2014

        Chapter  Read Chapter 6 'Society in a Global Age' pages 140-160

      7. Globalization in question - Paul Q. Hirst, Grahame Thompson, Simon Bromley 2009

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      8. Inequality, Globalization, and World Politics - Andrew Hurrell (ed.), Ngaire Woods (ed.) 1999

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      9. Globalization: a critical introduction - Jan Aart Scholte 2005 (electronic resource)

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      10. A New World Order - Anne-Marie Slaughter 2005

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      11. The transformation of the state : beyond the myth of retreat - Georg Sørensen 2004

        Book  Copy on order for the Forum Library. Request the book via the Library catalogue to be alerted when book is available.

      12. Making globalization work: the next steps to global justice - Joseph E. Stiglitz 2007

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      13. Chapter 16 - Globalization and Global Governance [in] Handbook of international relations - Michael Zürn 2013

        Chapter  Read chapter 16 'Globalization and Global Governance', pages 401-425

    4. Videos 2 items
  3. 3. Realism 27 items
    Seminar and Essay Question: Compare and evaluate the different varieties of realism.
    1. Essential 2 items
      1. Chapter 1 - The realist tradition [in] Realism and international relations - Jack Donnelly 2000

        Chapter  Read chapter 1 'The Realist Tradition', pages 6-42.

      2. Realism [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - Tim Dunne, Brian C. Schmidt 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 6 'Realism', pages 99-112

    2. Recommended 24 items
      1. Chapter 2 - The timeless wisdom of realism? [in] International Theory: Positivism and Beyond - Barry Buzan 1996

        Chapter  Read chapter 2 'The timeless wisdom of realism' pages 47-65

      2. Ways of war and peace: realism, liberalism, and socialism - Michael W. Doyle 1997

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      3. Chapter 17 - How is the world organized economically? [in] Global Politics: A New Introduction - V. Spike Peterson 2013

        Chapter  Read chapter 17 'How is the world organised economically?' pages 363-384

      4. Chapter 2 - Realisms [in] Security studies: an introduction - Colin Ellman, Michael Jensen 2012

        Chapter  Read chapter 2 'Realisms', pages 15-31

      5. 'Chapter 3: Realism' [in] Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches - Robert H. Jackson, Georg Sørensen 2006

        Chapter  2016 edition on order for the Forum Library. Request the book via the Library catalogue to be alerted when book is available. Forum Library holds 2007 edition. See below.

      6. Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches - Robert H. Jackson, Georg Sorensen 2007

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      7. Chapter 3 - Classical Realism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Richard Ned Lebow 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition.

      8. Classical Realism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Richard Ned Lebow

        Chapter  Read chapter 2 'Classical Realism'

      9. Neoclassical realism, the state, and foreign policy - Steven E. Lobell, Norrin M. Ripsman, Jeffrey W. Taliaferro 2009 (electronic resource)

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      10. The tragedy of great power politics - John J. Mearsheimer 2014

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      11. Chapter 4 - Structural Realism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - John J Mearsheimer 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition.

      12. Structural Realism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - John J Mearsheimer

        Chapter  Read chapter 3

      13. Politics among nations: the struggle for power and peace - Hans J. Morgenthau, Kenneth W. Thompson, W. David Clinton 2005

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      14. Taming American power: the global response to U.S. primacy - Stephen M. Walt 2006

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      15. Theory of international politics - Kenneth N. Waltz 1979

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    3. Video 1 item
  4. 4. Liberalism 30 items
    Seminar and Essay Question: Evaluate the prospects for peace according to liberalism.
    1. Essential 3 items
      1. Chapter 3 - Liberalism [in] Theories of International Relations - Scott Burchill 2005

        Chapter  Read chapter 3 'Liberalism' pages 55-83.

    2. Recommended 26 items
      1. Debating the democratic peace - Michael E. Brown, Sean M. Lynn-Jones, Steven E. Miller 1996

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      2. Ways of war and peace: realism, liberalism, and socialism - Michael W. Doyle 1997

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      3. Liberal world orders - Timothy Dunne, Trine Flockhart 2013

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      4. Chapter 4 - Liberalism [in] Introduction to international relations : theories and approaches - Robert Jackson, George Sørensen 2016

        Chapter  Read chapter 4 'Liberalism'. 2016 edition on order for the Forum Library. Request the book via the Library catalogue to be alerted when book is available. Library holds 2007 edition to borrow. See below.

      5. Liberalism [in] Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches - Robert Jackson, George Sørensen

        Chapter  Read chapter 4 'Liberalism'

      6. Power and interdependence - Robert O. Keohane, Joseph S. Nye 1989

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      7. Grasping the democratic peace: principles for a post-Cold War world - Bruce M. Russett, William Antholis 1993

        Book  Print copy of 1993 edition

      8. Grasping the democratic peace: principles for a post-Cold War world - Bruce M. Russett, William Antholis 1995 (electronic resource)

        Book  E-book of 1995 edition.

      9. Chapter 5 - Liberalism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Bruce Russett 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition

      10. Liberalism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Bruce Russett

        Chapter  Read Chapter 4

      11. The Democratic Peace [in] International Security, Vol.19, No.4 - Bruce Russett, Christopher Layne, David E. Spiro, Michael W. Doyle 1995

        Article 

      12. Chapter 10 - Liberalism and International Reform [in] Traditions of International Ethics - Michael Joseph Smith 1992

        Chapter  Read chapter 10 'Liberalism and international reform' pages 201-224

      13. Chapter 6 - Neoliberalism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Jennifer Sterling-Folker 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition

      14. Neoliberalism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Jennifer Sterling-Folker

        Chapter  Chapter 5

    3. Video 1 item
  5. 5. The English School and Constructivism 46 items
    Seminar and Essay Questions: Critically assess the English School’s account of international society. To what extent do norms and ideas shape international politics?
    1. Essential 4 items
      1. Chapter 9 - Social Constructivism [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - Michael Barnett 2016

        Chapter  Read chapter 10 'Social Constructivism', pages 155-168

      2. Chapter 7 - The English School [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Tim Dunne 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition

    2. Recommended: The English School 22 items
      1. The expansion of international society - Hedley Bull, Adam Watson 1984

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      2. Diplomatic investigations: essays in the theory of international politics - Herbert Butterfield, Martin Wight 1966

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      3. Chapter 4 - The English School [in] Theories of International Relations - Andrew Linklater 2005

        Chapter  Read chapter 4 'The English School', pages 84-109

      4. Saving Strangers - Nicholas J. Wheeler 2002

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      5. Power politics - Martin Wight, Hedley Bull, Carsten Holbraad, Royal Institute of International Affairs 1978

        Book 

    3. Recommended: Comstructivism 20 items
      1. Chapter 9 - Constructivism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - K.M Fierke 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition

      2. Constuctivism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - K.M Fierke

        Chapter  Read Chapter 9

      3. Chapter 8 - Social Constructivism [in] Introduction to international relations : theories and approaches - Robert Jackson,, Georg Sørensen. 2016

        Chapter  Read chapter 8 'Social Constructivism' . 2016 edition on order for the Forum Library. Request the book via the Library catalogue to be alerted when book is available. Library holds 2007 edition to borrow. See below.

      4. Social Constructivism [in] Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches - Robert Jackson, George Sørensen

        Chapter  Read chapter 8 'Social Constructivism'

      5. The culture of national security: norms and identity in world politics - Peter Joachim Katzenstein, Social Science Research Council (United States). Committee on International Peace & Security 1996

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      6. Chapter 8 - Constructivism [in] Theories of International Relations - Christian Reus-Smit 2005

        Chapter  Read chapter 8 'Constructivism' pages 188-212

  6. 6. Critical Theories 41 items
    Seminar and Essay Questions: What is ‘critical’ about critical IR approaches? Select one critical theory and assess the contribution it makes to our understanding of world politics.
    1. Essential 3 items
      1. Marxist Theories of International Relations [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - Stephen Hobden, Richard Wyn Jones

        Chapter  Read chapter 9 'Marxist theories of international relations', pages 141-154

      2. Chapter 9 - Post-Positivism in IR [in] Introduction to international relations : theories and approaches - Robert Jackson, Georg Sørensen 2016

        Chapter  Read chapter 9 'Post-Positivism in IR'. 2016 edition on order for the Forum Library. Request the book via the Library catalogue to be alerted when book is available. Library holds 2007 edition to borrow. See below.

    2. Recommended: Marxism and Critical Theory 16 items
      1. Critical Theory [in] Theories of International Relations - Richard Devetak 2005

        Chapter  Read chapter 6 'Theories of International Relations' pages 137-160

      2. Critical theories, international relations and 'the anti-globalisation movement': the politics of global resistance - Catherine Eschle, Bice Maiguashca, British International Studies Association 2005 (electronic resource)

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      3. The new imperialism - David Harvey 2005 (electronic resource)

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      4. Chapter 6 - International Political Economy: Classical Theories [in] Introduction to international relations : theories and approaches - Robert Jackson, Georg Sørensen 2016

        Chapter  Read chapter 6 'International Political Economy'. 2016 edition on order for the Forum Library. Request the book via the Library catalogue to be alerted when book is available. Library holds 2007 edition to borrow. See below.

      5. International Political Economy: Classical Theories [in] Introduction to international relations: theories and approaches - Robert Jackson, George Sørensen

        Chapter  Read chapter 6 'International Political Economy'

      6. Historical materialism and globalization: essays on continuity and change - Mark Rupert, Hazel Smith 2002

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      7. Chapter 4 - The inter-state structure of the modern world-system [in] International Theory - Immanuel Wallerstein 1996

        Chapter  Read chapter 4 'The inter-state structure of the modern world-system' pages 87-107

    3. Recommended: Poststructuralism 8 items
      1. Chapter 11 - Poststructuralism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - David Campbell, Roland Bleiker 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition

      2. Poststructuralism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - David Campbell, Roland Bleiker

        Chapter  Read chapter 11 'Poststructuralism'

      3. International/intertextual relations: postmodern readings of world politics - James Der Derian, Michael J. Shapiro 1989

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      4. The politics of representation: writing practices in biography, photography, and policy analysis - Michael J. Shapiro 1988

        Book  Copy on order for the Forum Library. Request the book via the Library catalogue to be alerted when book is available.

    4. Recommended: Postcolonialism 7 items
      1. Chapter 12 - Postcolonialism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Shampa Biswas 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition

      2. Postcolonialism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Shampa Biswas

        Chapter  Read chapter 12 'Postcolonialism'

      3. Postcolonial theory and international relations: a critical introduction - Sanjay Seth 2013

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      4. Post-Colonialism [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - Christine Sylvester 2014

        Chapter  Lecturer has put 2014 edition on the list but there is no 2014 edition. Multiple chapters requested, no ebk available at this time. 23/10/2016

    5. Recommended: Feminism 7 items
      1. Global gender issues in the new millennium - Anne Sisson Runyan, V. Spike Peterson 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. Gendering world politics: issues and approaches in the post-Cold War era - J. Ann Tickner 2001

        Book 

      3. Chapter 10 - Feminism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Ann J. Tickner, Laura Sjoberg 2016

        Chapter  2016 edition on order. Request the book in the Library catalogue to be alerted when the book is available. See below for earlier edition

      4. Feminism [in] International relations theories: discipline and diversity - Ann J. Tickner, Laura Sjoberg

        Chapter  Read chapter 10 'Feminism'

      5. Chapter 9 - Feminism [in] Theories of International Relations - Jacqui True 2005

        Chapter  Read chapter 9 'Feminism', pages 213-234

  7. 7.Power 39 items
    1. Essential 3 items
      1. Chapter 9 - Power and Twenty-First Century World Order [in] Global politics - Andrew Heywood 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 9 'Power and Twenty-First Century World Order' pages 216-245

      2. Chapter 5 - Rising Powers and the Emerging Global Order [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - Andrew Hurrell 2016

        Chapter  Read chapter 5 'Rising Powers and the Emerging Global Order' pages 80-94

    2. Recommended: Conceptualising Power 19 items
      1. Power and International Relations [in] Handbook of international relations - David Baldwin 2013

        Chapter  Read chapter 11 'Power and International Relations'

      2. Power in global governance - Michael N. Barnett, Raymond Duvall 2005 (electronic resource)

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      3. Power in world politics - Felix Berenskoetter, Michael J. Williams 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      4. Power, realism, and constructivism - Stefano Guzzini 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      5. Power and interdependence - Robert O. Keohane, Joseph S. Nye 1989

        Book 

      6. The tragedy of great power politics - John J. Mearsheimer 2001

        Book 

      7. Power politics - Martin Wight, Hedley Bull, Carsten Holbraad, Royal Institute of International Affairs 1978

        Book 

    3. Recommended: Power Shifts 16 items
      1. Power politics - Martin Wight, Hedley Bull, Carsten Holbraad, Royal Institute of International Affairs 1978

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      2. World out of balance: international relations and the challenge of American primacy - Stephen G. Brooks, William Curti Wohlforth 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. The second world : how emerging powers are redefining global competition in the twenty-first century - Parag Khanna 2009

        Book  Print copy on order for the Forum Library. Request the title in the Library catalogue to be alerted when book is available.

      4. The BRICS and the future of global order - Oliver Stuenkel 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book 

    4. Video 1 item
  8. 8. Security 31 items
    Seminar and Essay Question: Security for whom? Security from what? Security by which means?
    1. Essential 2 items
      1. Human Security [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - Amitav Acharya 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 29 'Human Security' pages 448-462

      2. International and Global Security [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - John Baylis 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 15 'International and Global Security' pages 229-242

    2. Recommended 29 items
      1. An introduction to non-traditional security studies: a transnational approach - Mely Caballero-Anthony (ed.) 2016

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      2. The Routledge handbook of security studies - Myriam Dunn Cavelty, Victor Mauer (eds) 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. Contemporary security studies - Alan Collins (ed.) 2013

        Book 

      4. Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - Sheena Chestnut Gritens 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 24 'Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament' pages 372-386

      5. Chapter 11 - Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament [in] Global politics - Andrew Heywood 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 11

      6. International security studies: theory and practice - Peter Hough, Shahin P. Malik, Andrew Moran, Bruce Pilbeam 2015

        Book 

      7. On security - Ronnie D. Lipschutz 1995

        Book 

      8. Chapter 24 - Security Cooperation [in] Handbook of international relations - Harald Müller, 2013

        Chapter  Read chapter 24 'Security Cooperation' pages 607-634

  9. 9. Empire and Hegemony 54 items
    Seminar and Essay Question: How useful is the concept of empire for understanding contemporary international relations?
    1. Essential 2 items
    2. Recommended 51 items
      1. The expansion of international society - Hedley Bull, Adam Watson (eds) 1984

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      2. Tianxia, Empire, and the World: Chinese Visions of World Order for the Twenty-First Century [in] China Orders the World: Normative Soft Power and Foreign Policy - William A. Callahan 2011

        Chapter  Print copy on order for the Forum Library. Request the title in the Library catalogue to be alerted when book is available.

      3. Empires, systems and states: great transformations in international politics - Michael Cox, Timothy Dunne, Ken Booth (eds) 2002

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      4. Empires - Michael W. Doyle 1986

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      5. Decolonization: perspectives from now and then - Prasenjit Duara 2003

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      6. Empire: how Britain made the modern world - Niall Ferguson 2004

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      7. Liberal order and imperial ambition: essays on American power and world politics - G. John Ikenberry 2006

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      8. Islamic imperialism: a history - Efraim Karsh 2007

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      9. American power and world order - Christian Reus-Smit 2004

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    3. Video 1 item
  10. 10. Humanitarian Intervention and R2P 34 items
    Seminar and Essay Question: To what extent have post-Cold War Western interventions been driven by humanitarian norms?
    1. Essential 3 items
      1. Humanitarian Intervention in World Politics [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - Alex J. Bellamy, Nicholas J. Wheeler 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 31 'Humanitarian Intervention in World Politics' pages 479-493

    2. Recommended 30 items
      1. The Oxford handbook of the responsibility to protect / edited by Alex Bellamy, Tim Dunne. Handbook of the responsibility to protect - Bellamy, Alex J., 1975- editor.

        Book  Print copy on order for the Forum Library. Request the item in the Library catalogue to be alerted when copy is available.

      2. Sovereignty as Responsibility: Conflict Management in Africa - Francis Mading Deng 1996

        Book  Print copy on order for the Forum Library. Request the item in the Library catalogue to be alerted when copy is available.

      3. Human Rights [in] The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations - Jack Donnelly 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 30 'Human Rights' pages 463-478

      4. Chapter 13 - Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention [in] Global politics - Andrew Heywood 2014

        Chapter  Read chapter 13 'Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention' pages 310-337

      5. The Responsibility to Protect - Report of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS) 2001

        Document 

      6. Humanitarian intervention - Thomas G. Weiss 2016

        Book 

    3. Video 1 item
      1. Jennifer Welsh, Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect - 20th Anniversary Rwanda Genocide - United Nations 2014

        Audio-visual document  Interview with UN Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect – 20th Anniversary Rwanda Genocide

  11. 11. Wrap-Up and Revision 0 items
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