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International relations traditionally referred to the study of foreign affairs and political interaction between states. Today, the field covers the whole complex of cultural, economic, legal, military, and political relations of all states and their component populations, as well as non-state actors and international organizations. Research and scholarship in this area has an important impact our understanding of the past and of current events. It is imperative that students, scholars and professionals stay abreast of new research, new interpretations, and new theoretical ideas. The overlapping fields of practice that come together in the study of international relations make it challenging for students, scholars and professionals to stay informed about every applicable area. The task is made more difficult because a great deal of this work has moved online with the most recent scholarship and research appearing in online databases. Rather than sifting through these ever-expanding mountains of information that may or may not yield relevant results, students and researchers alike can rely on Oxford Bibliographies in International Relations to offer a reliable, up-to-date, and authoritative guide to the best literature in the field.
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David Armstrong graduated from the London School of Economics before proceeding to the Australian National University in the 1970s to read for a PhD on Chinese foreign policy (published by California University Press in 1977 as Revolutionary Diplomacy). He has since held academic positions at Birmingham University, where he was co-founder and first Director of the Graduate School of International Studies; Durham University, where he was Research Director; and Exeter University, where he was Head of Department. He has also worked at various times for the Australian Parliament’s research service and the BBC World Service. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and was founder / editor of Diplomacy and Statecraft and editor of the Review of International Studies. He has many publications, initially on aspects of East Asian international relations and in the last twenty years on international organisation and international law.
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