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Selectorate theory and the democratic peacekeeping hypothesis: evidence from Fiji and Bangladesh
ABSTRACT UN peacekeeping has undergone two major shifts since the end of the cold war. The first is a move away from limited efforts to maintain peace in post-conflict environments towards moreExpand
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Hanging Out in International Politics: Two Kinds of Explanatory Political Ethnography for IR
The use of ethnographic methods is on the rise in International Relations. However, research in this area has largely been constrained to critical or interpretive analysis of nontraditional objectsExpand
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Peace and Pollution: An Examination of Palestinian—Israeli Trans-Boundary Hazardous Waste Management 20 Years after the Oslo Peace Accords
As part of the Oslo Accords, Israel and the Palestinian Authority agreed to jointly manage issues of environmental concern according to internationally recognised standards. The purpose of this paperExpand
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A Hegelian realist constructivist account of war, identity, and state formation
This article offers a realist constructivist account of armed conflict, based on the work of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. Hegel has received relatively little attention in mainstream IR theory.Expand
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Before and after borders: The nomadic challenge to sovereign territoriality
Although non-state actors have recently proliferated, many predate the modern state system itself. Among these, traditional nomads uniquely challenge sovereignty. Nomadism undermines states’ capacityExpand
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Domestic entanglements: Family, state, hierarchy, and the Hobbesian state of nature
Abstract This article revisits the Hobbesian account of the state of nature and the formation of states, attending to Hobbes’s account of the family. Drawing on feminist readings, we find in theExpand
The Case for Hegel in International Relations Theory : Making War and Making States
Despite his significance for political theory, Hegel has often been overlooked by the International Relations (IR) canon. We investigate why, and mount an argument that Hegel should be read moreExpand
The Imperative to Explore the Impact of Disarmament on Peacemaking Efforts and Conflict Recurrence
There is today a well-established consensus that belligerents must be disarmed in order to reconstruct shattered states and establish a robust and durable peace in the wake of internal armedExpand
States and Pre-State Actors: The Nomadic Challenge to Westphalian Territoriality
The collapse of walls and borders after the Cold War has been coupled with a proliferation of transborder non-state actors. However, many non-state actors predate the state system itself. SurveyingExpand
A test of the democratic peacekeeping hypothesis: Coups, democracy, and foreign military deployments
While peacekeeping’s effects on receiving states have been studied at length, its effects on sending states have only begun to be explored. This article examines the effects of contributingExpand
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