Wednesday, November 3, 2010

New Issue: Review of International Studies

The latest issue of the Review of International Studies (Vol. 36, no. 4, October 2010) is out. Contents include:
  • The Nuclear Taboo: the United States and the Non-Use of Nuclear
    Weapons Since 1945
    • Theo Farrell, Nuclear non-use: constructing a Cold War history
    • Lynn Eden, The contingent taboo
    • Carol Atkinson, Using nuclear weapons
    • T.V. Paul, Taboo or tradition? The non-use of nuclear weapons in world politics
    • William Walker, The absence of a taboo on the possession of nuclear weapons
  • Regional powers in a changing global order
    • Philip Nel & Detlef Nolte, Introduction
    • Detlef Nolte, How to compare regional powers: analytical concepts and research topics
    • Sandra Destradi, Regional powers and their strategies: empire, hegemony, and leadership
    • Dirk Nabers, Power, leadership, and hegemony in international politics: the case of East Asia
    • Philip Nel, Redistribution and recognition: what emerging regional powers want
  • Critical reflections on the work of Richard K. Ashley
    • Cynthia Weber, Interruption Ashley
    • Mark Laffey, Things lost and found: Richard Ashley and the silences of thinking space
    • Kyle Grayson, Dissidence, Richard K. Ashley, and the politics of silence
  • Autoethnography and International Relations II
    • Roland Bleider & Morgan Brigg, Introduction
    • Oded Löwenheim, The ‘I’ in IR: an autoethnographic account
    • Roxanne Lynn Doty, Autoethnography – making human connections
    • Iver B. Neumann, Autobiography, ontology, autoethnology
  • Debating IR theory
    • Ulrich Franke & Ulrich Roos, Actor, structure, process: transcending the state personhood debate by means of a pragmatist ontological model for International Relations theory
    • Inanna Hamati-Ataya, Knowing and judging in International Relations theory: realism and the reflexive challenge
  • Rethinking hegemony
    • Dennis Florig, Hegemonic overreach vs. imperial overstretch
    • Kai He, The hegemon's choice between power and security: explaining US policy toward Asia after the Cold War
    • Andrew R. Hom, Hegemonic metronome: the ascendancy of Western standard time