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  1. General guidance 4 items
    The textbooks listed below are all available in the library and contain highly relevant material to this module:
    1. Textbooks 4 items
      Chapters from the following are used as essential and further readings all along the term. They are useful guides to the discussions we will be having.
  2. 1. What is International Relations? An introduction to the international and global dimensions of politics 2 items
    1. Introductory Readings 2 items
  3. 2. Power - the quintessential concept in International Relations? 7 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
      1. Why do we obey? - Jenny Edkins 2013

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Readings 5 items
      1. Soft Power - Joseph S. Nye 23/1990

        Article 

      2. Power in the World Economy - Susan Strange 1994

        Chapter 

      3. Coercion - L. Freedman, S. Raghavan 2014

        Chapter 

      4. Discourses of Power: Traversing the Realist-Postmodern Divide - Jennifer Sterling-Folker, Rosemary E. Shinko 06/2005

        Article 

  4. 3. Academic best practice, essay skills and plagiarism 0 items
  5. 4. Security 7 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
      1. Human Security - Amitav Acharya 2017

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Readings 5 items
  6. 5. States and nations 11 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
    2. Further Readings 9 items
      1. When Territory Deborders Territoriality - Saskia Sassen 05/2013

        Article  An important article which links the topic of states and nations to the politics of borders.

      2. Thinking the Nation - Max Bergholz 01/04/2018

        Article Essential

  7. 6. Democracy 8 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
      1. Liberalism - Cornelia Navari 2014

        Chapter 

    2. Further Readings 6 items
      1. The Imperial Peace: - Tarak Barkawi, Mark Laffey 12/1999

        Article 

      2. The dark side of democracy: explaining ethnic cleansing - Michael Mann 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. The dark side of democracy: explaining ethnic cleansing - Michael Mann 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  8. 7. The politics of borders 10 items
    1. Essential Readings 3 items
    2. Further Readings 7 items
      1. Chapter 1: Refugees in International Relations

        Chapter Essential The other chapters in this book also theorise the relationship between borders, refugees, and theories of International Relations.

  9. 8. Global governance and institutions 7 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
      1. The United Nations - Thomas Weiss, Danielle Z. Kalbacher 2014

        Chapter 

      2. NGOs in World Politics - J. Joachim 2017

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Readings 5 items
      1. The English School - Yiannis Stivachtis

        Chapter 

  10. Reading Week

  11. 9. Media, representation and communication 8 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
      1. Pop Goes IR? Researching the Popular Culture—World Politics Continuum - Kyle Grayson, Matt Davies, Simon Philpott 10/2009

        Article Essential

    2. Further Readings 6 items
      1. Manufacturing consent: the political economy of the mass media - Edward S. Herman, Noam Chomsky 2002

        Book 

      2. Encoding/Decoding - Stuart Hall

        Chapter 

      3. The CNN effect: the myth of news, foreign policy and intervention - Piers Robinson 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  12. 10. Laws and rights 7 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
      1. International Law - Christian Reus-Smit 2017

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Readings 5 items
      1. Towards an International Rule of Law? - Philippe Sands, Blinne Ní Ghrálaigh

        Chapter 

  13. 11. Empire and postcolonial politics 10 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
      1. The postcolonial moment in security studies - Tarak Barkawi, Mark Laffey 2006-4

        Article Essential

    2. Further Readings 8 items
      1. Orientalism - Edward W Said 2003

        Book 

      2. Post-colonialism - Christine Sylvester

        Chapter 

      3. Postcolonialism: an historical introduction - Robert Young 2001

        Book 

  14. 12. Technology 7 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
    2. Further Readings 5 items
      1. Technology: Reconceptualizing Strategy - R. Wyn Jones 1999

        Chapter 

      2. Identify and sort: how digital power changed world politics - Ansorge Josef Teboho 2016

        Book 

  15. 13. War and violence 11 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
    2. Further Readings 9 items
      1. On violence - Hannah Arendt 1970

        Book 

      2. New and old wars - Mary Kaldor 2012

        Book 

  16. 14. Money, finance, capital 7 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
      1. Global capitalism and the state - Jan Aart Scholte 07/1997

        Article Essential

    2. Further Readings 5 items
      1. The Financial Structure - Susan Strange 1994

        Chapter 

      2. Global Political Economy - N. Phillips 2017

        Chapter 

  17. 15. Peace 11 items
    1. Essential Readings 2 items
    2. Further Readings 9 items
    3. Films that encourage critical thinking about violence: 0 items
      Howls Moving Castle A History of Violence Jarhead Waltz with Bashir
    4. Video Games that encourage critical thinking about violence: 0 items
      Deus Ex Far Cry 4 Grand Theft Auto 5
  18. 16. Summary 0 items
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    Website  For empirical information and up-to-date field research on current conflicts

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