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1325 + 17 = ?: Filling in the Blanks of the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda  

Kimberly Theidon

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Feb 2018
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Dec 2017
This chapter focuses on the absence of certain marginal groups from the United Nations’ Women, Peace, and Security Agenda and suggests correctives to those exclusions. The chapter ... More

America’s Foreign Policy Traditions  

Henry R. Nau

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Jul 2018
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Dec 2017
There are four standard American foreign policy traditions, and they have existed since the beginning of the republic. The traditions include isolationists/nationalists like George ... More

Cities in Intergovernmental Systems  

Michael Goldsmith

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2012
This article analyses the relationship between cities and higher levels of government. It explains the theoretical perspectives on intergovernmental relations, and examines the ... More

Climate Change and ‘Security’  

Nils Gilman, Doug Randall, and Peter Schwartz

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
Climate change represents a unique and novel security threat: it has the capacity to devastate human civilization if not humanity as a biological species, yet it is not produced by enemies ... More

Climate Refugees and Security: Conceptualizations, Categories, and Contestations  

Timothy Doyle and Sanjay Chaturvedi

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
This article is concerned with one subcategory of the broader climate debate: the climate refugee. It uses the IPCC's (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) three climate ... More

Complementarity and Convergence?: Women, Peace and Security and Counterterrorism  

Naureen Chowdhury Fink and Alison Davidian

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Feb 2018
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Dec 2017
This chapter analyses the gender dimension of terrorism and counterterrorism efforts. It explores women’s roles as both supporters and preventers of terrorism. It tracks the increasing ... More

Critical Approaches to Global Health  

Alan Ingram

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Nov 2018
This chapter places the critical analysis of global health in wider intellectual and political perspective, situating critical thinking in relation to the philosophical idea of ... More

Diplomacy, the State Department, and National Security  

John A. Cloud and Damian Leader

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Jul 2018
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Dec 2017
This chapter explains the history and role of diplomacy in advancing U.S. interests. The State Department is discussed as the primary actor in American diplomacy. The rise of multilateral ... More

Discourses of the Global South  

Sivan Kartha

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
‘The South’ for the purposes of the UNFCCC, has come to mean a diverse assemblage of 150 states. It is home to the overwhelming majority of the world's poor, and is the locus of the ... More

Domestic Geography and Policy Pressures  

Kerry A. Chase

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May 2015
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Sep 2014
Economic actors organize to influence public policy to their advantage. Geography factors into this process because the spatial distribution of economic endowments can shape what groups ... More

Global Change Vulnerability Assessments: Definitions, Challenges, and Opportunities  

Colin Polsky and Hallie Eakin

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
Each of the climate and society domains is multidimensional and the interactions across domains are complex, multi-scalar, and only beginning to be understood. An incomplete, yet still ... More

Global Health and International Development  

Andrew Harmer and Jonathan Kennedy

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Oct 2018
This chapter explores the relationship between international development and global health. Contrary to the view that development implies ‘good change’, this chapter argues that the ... More

Global Health and Security: Reassessing the Links  

Sue Peterson

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Mar 2018
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Apr 2018
Health and security are obviously related: pathogens may kill significant numbers of people, gut military forces, or significantly damage the economy. But the increased mobility of people ... More

The Global Politics of Healthcare Reform  

Solomon Benatar, David Sanders, and Stephen Gill

This chapter analyses the political influences that shaped reform of healthcare service provision and financing during four decades of neoliberal capitalist dominance, with its emphasis on ... More

Globalisation and the Politics of Global Health  

Matthew Sparke

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Oct 2018
This chapter examines how the politics of global health have been shaped by globalisation. This means evaluating its effects on both the material level of political-economic integration ... More

Globalization and Public Policy  

Colin Hay

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses globalization and public policy, as well as the significant tension between the two. It shows that no matter how influential the trade-off between globalization and ... More

The History of International Health: Medicine, Politics, and Two Socio-Medical Perspectives, 1851 to 2000  

Marcos Cueto

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Sep 2018
International health became an important activity of governments of industrialised and a few low-income countries (LICs) during the second half of the nineteenth century. Initially ... More

Human Security  

Jon Barnett

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
Climate change poses risks to the basic needs, human rights, and core values of individuals and communities. These risks are increasingly being described as risks to human security, which ... More

Humanitarian Intervention and Gender Dynamics  

Gina Heathcote

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Feb 2018
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Dec 2017
This chapter looks at the gendered dynamics of Security Council–authorized humanitarian interventions. The chapter focuses on the Libyan intervention to demonstrate the failure of the ... More

India’s National Security  

Sumit Ganguly

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2015
Foreign and defence policy overlap in most countries, and India is no exception. This chapter traces the origins of India’s national security policies and discusses key turning points. It ... More

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