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The European Union and Border Conflicts: The Transformative Power of Integration
Our article analyzes the impact of the European Union (EU) on border conflicts, in particular how integration and association are related to conflict transformation. We approach this issue from aExpand
Differentiation: A sociological approach to international relations theory
This article sets out an analytical framework of differentiation derived from sociology and anthropology and argues that it can and should be applied to international relations (IR) theory.Expand
Securitization, sectors and functional differentiation
So far, securitization analysis has proceeded on the basis of an assumption that there are sectoral differences between securitization dynamics. However, sectors in this context were primarily seenExpand
On order and conflict: International Relations and the ‘communicative turn’
Abstract This article begins from the observation that while communication is a widely used catch-phrase in current IR theorising, the very concept of ‘communication’ is still mainly treated in termsExpand
On the subject matter of International Relations
Abstract This article deals with the subject matter of International Relations as an academic discipline. It addresses the issue of whether and how one or many realms could legitimately be claimed asExpand