Thursday, March 12, 2015

New Issue: International Relations

The latest issue of International Relations (Vol. 29, no. 1, March 2015) is out. Contents include:
  • Raymond Geuss, Realism and the relativity of judgement
  • Jens Steffek, The cosmopolitanism of David Mitrany: Equality, devolution and functional democracy beyond the state
  • Carla Monteleone, Coalition building in the UN Security Council
  • Amy Skonieczny, Playing partners: Expectation, entanglement, and language games in US foreign policy
  • Forum: What kind of theory – if any – is securitization?
    • Thierry Balzacq & Stefano Guzzini, Introduction: ‘What kind of theory – if any – is securitization?’
    • Thierry Balzacq, The ‘Essence’ of securitization: Theory, ideal type, and a sociological science of security
    • Michael C Williams, Securitization as political theory: The politics of the extraordinary
    • Ole Wæver, The theory act: Responsibility and exactitude as seen from securitization
    • Heikki Patomäki, Absenting the absence of future dangers and structural transformations in securitization theory