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Security in International Relations

Security in International Relations

Security in International Relations Security, a complex and multifaceted concept, undergoes meticulous examination through various lenses. Barry Buzan’s comprehensive view introduces a five-fold framework that includes political, economic, societal, environmental, and military aspects, forming the bedrock of a holistic security discourse. In the realm of international relations, the concept of securitization takes center stage. Pioneered by ...

International War Treaties

Important International War Treaties and Agreements

Ensuring international peace necessitates the careful orchestration of arms control through diplomatic channels and the establishment of treaties. This comprehensive article meticulously examines key historical agreements, elucidating their origins, objectives, and lasting impacts on the global geopolitical landscape. Important International War Treaties and Agreements Some Important International Treaties – Treaty of Westphalia (1648): Treaty of ...

Louis Althusser

Structural Marxism in the International Arena

Structural Marxism in international relations analyzes global politics through class struggle, capitalist exploitation, and unequal power dynamics, advocating for revolutionary change. Structural Marxism in the International Arena Introduction Within the realm of international relations, Structural Marxism provides a distinctive analytical framework that views global politics through the prism of class struggle and the dynamics of ...

Social Constructivism

Social Constructivism in International Relations

Social Constructivism in International Relations posits that states’ behaviors and identities are socially constructed through interactions and shared understandings. It emphasizes the role of norms, beliefs, and discourse in shaping international cooperation, conflict, and institutions. Social Constructivism in International Relations Introduction The theory of constructivism in International Relations (IR) is not a recent phenomenon but ...

Critical International Theory: A Comprehensive Exploration

Critical International Theory: A Comprehensive Exploration

Critical International Theory examines power dynamics, norms, and inequalities in global politics, emphasizing emancipation, social justice, and questioning dominant narratives. It scrutinizes how systems maintain hierarchies and advocates for transformative change toward equality and inclusivity. Critical International Theory Introduction: Critical International Theory, rooted in the neo-Marxist philosophy of the Frankfurt School, emerges as a dynamic ...

Non-Alignment Movement

Non-Alignment Movement: Historical Roots, Objectives, and Global Significance

Non-Alignment Movement The Non-Alignment Movement (NAM), comprising 120 developing states, is a forum with roots deeply embedded in the geopolitical landscape of the Cold War. The term “non-alignment” was introduced by V K Menon in a 1953 United Nations (UN) speech. Indian Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru later adopted it in his 1954 speech in ...

Neoliberalism in International Relations

Neoliberalism in International Relations

Neoliberalism is the most successful ideology in the world History – Perry Anderson Neoliberalism in International Relations Neoliberalism in International Relations, also known as liberal institutionalism, emerged as a theoretical perspective in response to traditional liberal and realist approaches. Unlike realism, which emphasizes power politics and self-interest, neoliberalism shifts the focus towards the role of ...

Realism and NeoRealism

Realism and Neo-Realism in International Relations: An In-Depth Exploration

Realism, a paradigm deeply ingrained in the belief that world politics is an enduring struggle among self-interested states for power and position within the anarchic international system, came to prominence during the interwar period (1919–1939). This article delves into the intricate historical context, the influential works of key scholars, and the nuanced ideas and assumptions ...

Multiculturalism

Multiculturalism: Embracing Diversity in Society

“The beauty of the world lies in the diversity of its people” Introduction In the ever-evolving landscape of cultural dynamics, the term “multiculturalism” emerged in 1965 in Canada, encapsulating a distinctive approach to addressing the challenges posed by cultural diversity. This approach was formally adopted as public policy in 1971. Multiculturalism is intricately linked with ...

Feminism

Feminism: From Origins to the Third Wave

“I do not wish women to have power over men but themselves”- Mary Wollstonecraft Introduction The term ‘feminism,’ born in the 20th century, is a powerful political force defined by two fundamental beliefs: the acknowledgment of women’s disadvantage due to their gender and the commitment to overthrow this disadvantage. This ideology challenges a deep-seated “mobilization ...

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