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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)...

Casualties and Politics

Scott Sigmund Gartner, Gary M. Segura, Ericka T. Roberts

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Casualties and PoliticsIntroductionCasualties are elemental to war—from Roman battles two thousand years ago to the current conflict in Afghanistan an...

Causation in International Relations

Adam R. C. Humphreys

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Causation in International RelationsIntroductionCausal claims are bound into the fabric of international relations (IR). Efforts to explain past outco...

Central Europe

Zlatko Šabič, Marko Lovec, Kateřina Kočí

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Central EuropeIntroductionThis article focuses on works that take “central Europe” as a subject of research. There are two conclusions one can draw fr...

Challenge of Communism, The

Mark Sandle

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

The Challenge of Communism Introduction The emergence of the Bolshevik Party in Russia in 1917 heralded a new stage in the uneasy relationship...

China and Japan

Shogo Suzuki

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

China and Japan Introduction The bilateral relations of China and Japan are of significant importance to the international politics of East As...

China's Defense Policy

Roy Kamphausen

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

China’s Defense Policy Introduction China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is the armed force of the Chinese Communist Party of China, the rul...

China’s Foreign Policy

Zhiqun Zhu

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

China’s Foreign PolicyIntroductionSince the late 20th century, China has been transforming itself from an isolated and backward agrarian society into ...

Chinese Approaches to Strategy

Peter Lorge

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Chinese Approaches to StrategyIntroductionAlthough discussions of war and military history were contained in many Chinese works, a number of books and...

Cities and International Relations

Daniel Pejic

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Cities and International RelationsIntroductionThe literature on cities and international relations (IR), or “global urban politics,” as it is sometime...

Civil Resistance

Maciej Bartkowski, Hardy Merriman

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Civil ResistanceIntroductionCivil resistance (also referred to as “nonviolent action,” “nonviolent struggle,” “nonviolent conflict,” and “people power...

Civil Society in the European Union

Debora Spini

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Civil Society in the European Union Introduction The European Union (EU) is the most important if not the only example of a postnational polit...

Cold War, The

David Atkinson

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

The Cold War Introduction The term “Cold War” refers to the period of Soviet-American antagonism that dominated the international system from app...

Colonialism

Christopher LaMonica

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Colonialism Introduction The term colonialism refers to a process of domination of one group (the colonizing metropole or core) over another (a c...

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