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Academic Theories of International Relations Since 1945

Nick Rengger

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Academic Theories of International Relations Since 1945 Introduction This entry discusses the dominant academic theories of international relat...

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

Sergei Boeke

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic MaghrebIntroductionAl-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is a branch of the al-Qaeda terrorist movement that is active in the...

Al-Shabaab

Christopher Anzalone, Jason Warner

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

Al-ShabaabIntroductionThe Somali militant Islamist and proto-state insurgent organization known as “Al-Shabaab” (Harakat Al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen in A...

Alliances

Christopher Seely

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Alliances Introduction Rulers and national leaders have used political alliances for many different reasons. Military alliances may serve as a de...

Arab-Israeli Wars

Avi Kober

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

The Arab-Israeli Wars Introduction In the post–World War II era, during which some 80 percent of the conflicts were of a low-intensity nature ...

Arab-Israeli Wars, 1967-1973, The

Ehud Eiran, Uri Bar-Joseph

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

The Arab-Israeli Wars, 1967–1973IntroductionThe seven-year period between May 1967, when the crisis that led to the Six Day War erupted, and May 1974,...

Armed Conflicts/Violence against Civilians Data Sets

Charles Butcher

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Armed Conflicts/Violence against Civilians Data SetsIntroductionThis article covers large-N data sources relating to the study of civil war and intern...

Arms Control

William Keylor

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Arms Control Introduction In the history of warfare, periodic and usually unsuccessful efforts have been made to establish rules of war that w...

Arms Races

David Atkinson

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Arms Races Introduction Arms races are an abiding feature of international relations. Despite the subject’s apparent straightforwardness, however...

Arms Trade

Richard A.I. Johnson

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Arms TradeIntroductionThe international arms trade is unique because it is a sector of trade that receives a larger amount of attention than its size ...

Asylum Policies

Nazli Avdan

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Asylum PoliciesIntroductionAsylum refers to the institution of protection granted to political migrants by host states. Asylum is granted to individua...

Audience Costs and the Credibility of Commitments

Zenobia T. Chan, Samuel Liu, Kai Quek

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Audience Costs and the Credibility of CommitmentsIntroductionThreats and promises are prevalent in international relations (IR). However, deception is...

Authoritarian Regimes

Vesna Danilovic

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Authoritarian Regimes Introduction There has been an upsurge in the study of comparative authoritarianism since the 1990s, which has led to a ...

Balance of Power Theory

Steven E. Lobell

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Balance of Power Theory Introduction The balance of power is one of the oldest and most fundamental concepts in international relations theory...

Bargaining Theory of War

William Reed, Katherine Sawyer

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Bargaining Theory of War Introduction Much of the recent scholarship on international politics views conflict and cooperation arising from a b...

Battle

Cathal Nolan

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

BattleIntroductionTraditionally, much literature on war details battles and campaigns. Quality varies from compilations of précis to full-length books...

Boko Haram

Jason Warner, Ellen Chapin

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Boko HaramIntroductionWhen referring to the terrorist group known as “Boko Haram,” observers are broadly pointing to a violent, Salafist-jihadist grou...

Brazilian Foreign Policy, The Politics of

Andrés Malamud, Júlio C. Rodriguez

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

The Politics of Brazilian Foreign PolicyIntroductionFrom November 1902 through February 1912, four presidents governed Brazil. Throughout all this per...

Canadian Foreign Policy

David Carment, Brandon Jamieson

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Canadian Foreign PolicyIntroductionIn an era of instability, upheaval, and change Canada’s place in the world remains uncertain. This is an era of sig...

Case Study Methods in International Relations

Christopher K. Lamont

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Case Study Methods in International RelationsIntroductionCase studies are perhaps the most widely used research design in international relations (IR)...

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