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Below is a list of some recent articles from members of the Department.
There is also a list of new books| by Department staff.


Neumann, Iver B (2015) Authoritarian East|, Global Affairs, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2015, pp 93-94

Ainley, Kirsten (2015) The responsibility to protect and the International Criminal Court: counteracting the crisis|. International Affairs

Ainley, Kirsten (2015) Evaluating the success of transitional justice in Sierra Leone and beyond.| In: Ainley, Kirsten, Friedman, Rebekka and Mahony, Chris , (eds.) Evaluating Transitional Justice: Accountability and Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone. Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK

Ainley, Kirsten, Friedman, Rebekka and Mahony, Chris (2015) Transitional justice in Sierra Leone: theory, history and evaluation|. In: Ainley, Kirsten, Friedman, Rebekka and Mahony, Chris , (eds.) Evaluating Transitional Justice: Accountability and Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone. Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK

Ainley, Kirsten, Friedman, Rebekka and Mahony, Chris (2015) The potential and politics of transitional justice: interactions between the global and the local in evaluations of success|. In: Ainley, Kirsten, Friedman, Rebekka and Mahony, Chris , (eds.) Evaluating Transitional Justice: Accountability and Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone. Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK

Ainley, Kirsten (2014) Transitional justice in Cambodia: the coincidence of power and principle|. In: Jeffery, Renee and Kim, Hun Joon, (eds.) Transitional Justice in the Asia-Pacific. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 125-156


Alden, Chris (with Maxi Schoeman) (2014) South Africa's Symbolic Hegemony in Africa|, International Politics, 2015 52:2 

Hughes, Christopher (2014) Confucius Institutes and the University: Distinguishing the Political Mission from the Cultural|, Issues and Studies, 50 No 4 (December 2014), pp. 45-83.

Trubowitz, Peter and Harris, Peter (2014) 'When states appease: British appeasement in the 1930s|', Review of International Studies, FirstView Article 30 September 2014, available on CJO2014..

Trubowitz, Peter (2014) In foreign policy, Obama has begun his fourth quarter rally| (29 December 2014) Blog Entry

Barkawi, Tarak (2014): ‘Utile Forms: Power and Knowledge in Small War’, with Josef Ansorge, Review of International Studies, Vol. 40, #1 (January 2014), pp. 3-24. 

Barry Buzan and George Lawson (2014) ‘Capitalism and the Emergent World Order’, International Affairs 90(1): 71–91. 

Dalacoura, Katerina (2014) 'Homosexuality as cultural battleground in the Middle
East: culture and postcolonial international theory
|', Third World Quarterly, 35:7, 1290-1306

Dalacoura, Katerina (2014) Beyond a self-fulfilling prophecy: religion and conflict in the Middle East openDemocracy| (13 Jan 2014) Blog entry

Dalacoura, Katerina (2014) The secular in non-Western societies|, The Immanent Frame, (11 Feb 2014) Blog entry


Ainley, Kirsten, Datzberger, Simone, Friedman, Rebekka and Mahony, Chris (eds.) (2013) Ten years on: transitional justice in post conflict Sierra Leone: report and analysis of a conference held at Goodenough College, London|. In: International Relations Public Conference: Ten Years On: Sierra Leone's Post-Conflict Transition, 11 December 2012, Goodenough College, London, UK

Gerges, Fawaz A. (2013): 'The Islamist Moment: From Islamic State to Civil Islam?|', Political Science Quarterly, Issue 128.3 (Sept 2013)

Barkawi, Tarak (2013):‘Brown Britain: Postcolonial Politics and Grand Strategy’, with Shane Brighton, International Affairs, Vol. 89, #5 (September 2013), pp. 1109-1123.

Barkawi, Tarak (2013): ‘War, Armed Forces and Society in Postcolonial Perspective’ in Sanjay Seth, ed., Postcolonial Theory and International Relations (London: Routledge, 2013), pp. 87-105.

George Lawson and Luca Tardelli (2013) ‘The Past, Present and Future of Intervention’, Review of International Studies 39(5): 1233–1253.

Anne-Marie Le Gloannac, Bastien Irondelle and David Cadier (2013): "New and Evolving Trends in International Security|", Transworld, Transatlantic Relations and the future of Global Governance. Transworld Working Paper No 13.

Chwieroth, Jeffrey M (2013) "The Silent Revolution:" How the Staff Exercise Informal Governance over IMF Lending'|, Review of International Organizations, 8, no. 2 (2013), pp. 265 – 290.

Sattler, Thomas  (2013) “Do Markets Punish Left Governments?|Journal of Politics 75(2): 343–356.

Cox, Michael (2013) 'Too Big To Fail? : The Transatlantic Relationship from Bush to Obama'. Global Policy, Volume 3, 1, pp. 71-78.

Cox, Michael and Barry Buzan (2013) ‘China and the US: Comparable Cases of Peaceful Rise’ Chinese Journal of International Politics.

Cox, Michael (2013) Fighting for Freedom: promoting Democracy the American Way’, Harvard International Review. Spring. pp. 48-51.

Fawaz Gerges (2013) 'The Obama approach to the Middle East: the end of America's moment?'| International Affairs Middle East special issue March 2013

Toby Dodge (2013) 'State and society in Iraq ten years after regime change: the rise of a new authoritarianism'| International Affairs Middle East special issue March 2013

Katerina Dalacoura (2013) ‘The Arab Uprisings Two Years On: Ideology, Sectarianism and the Changing Balance of Power in the Middle East’ Insight Turkey Vol. 15, No 1, 2013, pp. 75-89 [PDF]|  

Dalacoura, Katerina (21 October 2013) Iran's diplomacy shows a recognition of it's decline| Financial times. ISSN 0307-1766

Chris Alden, (2013) ‘South Africa in the Company of Giants: the search for leadership in a transforming global order’, (with Maxi Schoeman) International Affairs 89:1 2013, pp. 1-19.  [LSE link|]

Chris Alden, (2013) 'Upstairs and Downstairs Dimensions of China and the Chinese in South Africa', (with Yoon Park), The State of the Nation (Pretoria: HSRC 2013)

Tarak Barkawi (2012) ‘Army, Ethnicity, and Society in British India’ in Kaushik Roy, ed., The Indian Army in the Two World Wars, (Leiden: Brill, 2012), pp. 419-443.

Chwieroth, Jeffrey M 'How You Stand Depends on How We See: International Capital Mobility as Social Fact,|' with Timothy J. Sinclair (University of Warwick), Review of International Political Economy, 10.1080/09692290.2012.675875 (2012).

Peter Wilson (2012), ‘The English School meets the Chicago School: The Case for a Grounded Theory of International Institutions’, International Studies Review (2012) 14, 567-590.

Stephen Woolcock, (2013) ‘Economic Diplomacy|’ in Kerr, P and Wiseman G Diplomacy in a Globalizing World: Theories and Practices, Oxford University Press

Stephen Woolcock and Nicholas Bayne, (2013) ‘Economic Diplomacy’ in Cooper, A.F Hieine, J and Thakur, R The Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy Oxford University Press.

Stephen Woolcock, (2013) ‘The Pillars of the International Trading System’ in Telo, M (ed) Globalisation, Multilateralism, Europe: Towards a Better Global Governance? Ashgate.

Stephen Woolcock, (2013) ‘Getting Past the WTO Deadlock: The Plurilateral Option?| Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Policy Paper 2013/08

Stephen Woolcock, (2013) ‘Policy Diffusion in Public Procurement: The Role of Free Trade Agreements’ in International Negotiation, Vol 18 (2013) Issue 1 153-173.

Stephen Woolcock (2012) ‘A Multilateral System’ in Ralp Pettman (ed), Handbook on International Political Economy World Scientific, 2012.

Stephen Woolcock (2012) ‘The effectiveness of EU external economic policies’ in Knud Erik Jorgensen and Katie Verlin Laatikainen Routledge Handbook on European Union and International Institutions, Routledge, 2012.

Chris Alden, (2012) A Mamba e o Dragao – relacoes Mocambique-China em perspective co-edited with Sergio Chichava (Maputo: IESE/SAIIA 2012).

Chris Alden, (2012) ‘China and Africa – The Relationship Matures’, Strategic Analysis 36:5 2012, pp. 701-707.

Chris Alden, (2012) ‘Relations de la Chine e Afrique du Sud’ in Jean-Jacques Gabas et Jean-Raphael Chaponniere, eds, Le Temps de la Chine en Afrique (Paris: Karthala 2012), pp. 157-274.

Lauren M Phillips, (2012) "Towards Greater Fiscal Union? The Context and Precedent for Joint European Bonds|" SAIS Review of International Affairs, vol. 32, no.2: 33-40

Van der Marel, E. (2012) “Trade in Services and TFP: The Role of Regulation|”, The World Economy, Vol. 35, Issue 11, pages 1387-1629.

Iver B. Neumann (2012) “Introduction to the Forum on Liminality”, Review of International Studies, 38 (2): 473-479.

Iver B. Neumann (2012) “Euro-Centric Diplomacy: Challenging but Manageable”, European Journal of International Relations, 18 (2): 299-321.

Morten Skumsrud Andresen, LSE and Iver B. Neumann, LSE (2012) ‘Practices as Models: A Methodology with an Illustration Concerning Wampum Diplomacy”, Millennium, 40 (3): 457-481.

Baccini, Leonardo, Strategic Side Payments: Preferential Trading Agreements, Economic Reform, and Foreign Aid|, with Johannes Urpelainen (Columbia University), The Journal of Politics, 74(4), 2012: 932 - 949.

Baccini, Leonardo, Democratization and Trade Policy: An Empirical Analysis of Developing Countries|, European Journal of International Relations, vol 18(3), 2012: 454-478.

Baccini, Leonardo, The New Regionalism and Policy Interdependency|, with Andreas Dür (University of Salzburg), British Journal of Political Science, vol 42(1), 2012: 57-79.

Sattler, Thomas and Johannes Urpelainen. 2012. “Explaining Public Support for International Integration: How Do National Conditions and Treaty Characteristics Interact with Individual Beliefs?|Journal of Politics 74(4): 1108-1124

Phillips, Lauren M. (Online May 2012). “The politics of joint sovereign borrowing: The Venezuelan / Argentine Bono del Sur|,” Review of International Political Economy

Chris Brown, (2012) How do you analyze the present situation of the British defence policy?| in Academic Foresights No 6 (online and downloadable PDF)

Drayer, I. and E. van der Marel (2012) “Beyond Dutch Disease: When Deteriorating Rule of Law affects Russian Trade in High-Tech Goods and Services with Advanced Economies|”[PDF], GEM Working Paper, July 2012.

Dalacoura, Katerina, The on-going conflict in Syria presents a great challenge to proponents of human rights.  A consensual strategy must be found that saves lives and prevents an escalation of violence|, British Politics and Policy at LSE blog, 2 March 2012.

Dalacoura, Katerina (2012) Democracy as counter-terrorism in the Middle East: a red herring? Uluslararası İlişkiler, 8 (32). pp. 101-114. ISSN 1304-7310

Dalacoura, Katerina (2012) Turkey, Iran and the Arab uprisings: the failure of political Islam and post-ideological politics. Political reflection magazine, 2 (4). pp. 68-73. ISSN 2042-888X 

Falkner, Robert and Bernice Lee (eds.) (2012) 'Rio+20 and the Global Environment: Reflections on Theory and Practice', special issue of International Affairs, vol. 88, no. 3.

Falkner, Robert (2012) 'Global Environmentalism and the Greening of International Society', in International Affairs vol. 88, no. 3, pp. 503-22.

Falkner, Robert and Nico Jaspers (2012) 'Environmental Protection, International Trade and the WTO', in: The Ashgate Research Companion to International Trade Policy, edited by Kenneth Heydon and Stephen Woolcock (Aldershot: Ashgate: 245-60).

Falkner, Robert (2012) 'Business Power, Business Conflict: A Neo-Pluralist Perspective on International Environmental Politics', in Handbook of Global Environmental Politics, 2nd edition, edited by Peter Dauvergne (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar), pp. 319-329.

Tienhaara, Kyla, Amandine Orsini and Robert Falkner (2012) 'Global Corporations', in Global Environmental Governance Reconsidered, edited by Frank Biermann and Philipp Pattberg (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press), pp. 45-67.

Busch, Per-Olof, Aarti Gupta and Robert Falkner (2012) 'International-Domestic Linkages and Policy Convergence', in Global Environmental Governance Reconsidered, edited by Frank Biermann and Philipp Pattberg (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press), pp. 199-218.

Cox, Michael (2012) Introduction to International Relations. University of London Press. 194pp

Cox, Michael (2012) 'Report of the West’s demise and East’s rise are greatly exaggerated'. Times Higher Education. 25 October. p.29

Cox, Michael (2012) Power Shifts, Economic Change and the Decline of the West. International Relations, Volume 26, No 4, pp. 369 - 383

Yongjin Zhang and Barry Buzan, ‘The Tributary System as International Society in Theory and Practice’, Chinese Journal of International Politics, 5:1 (2012) 3-36.

Barry Buzan, ‘The South Asian Security Complex in a Decentering World Order: Reconsidering Regions and Powers Ten Years On’, International Studies, 48:1 (2012) 1-19.

Barry Buzan and Lene Hansen, ‘Reflections on the Discussion: The Evolution of International Security Studies and Non-Traditional Security Studies in China’, International Politics Quarterly (Beijing University, in Chinese) 33:1 (2012) 49-62.

Barry Buzan and George Lawson, ‘The Global Transformation: The Nineteenth Century and the Making of Modern International Relations’, International Studies Quarterly, 57(3): 620-634.

Barry Buzan, ‘The Geopolitical Reconstruction of Asia: A Reflection Ten Years on from Regions and Powers’, Politique Etrangère, 2 (2012) 331-44.

Barry Buzan and George Lawson (2012) ‘Rethinking Benchmark Dates in International Relations’, European Journal of International Relations

Barry Buzan, ‘How Regions were Made, and the Legacies of that Process for World Politics’, in T.V. Paul (ed.) When Regions Transform: Theories of Change in World Politics, 2012, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 22-46.

Chris Alden, ‘China y Africa – un espejo distante para America Latina’, Columbia Internacional 75, June 2012, pp. 21-49.

Chris Alden, ‘The Changing Dynamics of China’s Engagement with Africa|’ [PDF], Journal of African Development 13:2 2011, pp 177-196.

Chris Alden,Chinese Investments and Employment Creation in Algeria and Egypt|’ [PDF], (with Faten Aggad) Economic Brief, African Development Bank, 2012, pp 1-23.

Woolcock. S ‘Economic Diplomacy’ in Kerr. P and Wiseman. G (eds) Diplomacy in a Globalising World: theories and practice OUP, 2012

Woolcock. S. ‘The Treaty of Lisbon and the EU as an Actor in International Trade Policy’ in Guzmand. A and Pauwelyn. J.H.B. (eds) International Trade Law, Kluwer, Law and Business. 2012

George Lawson, ‘The Eternal Divide? History and International Relations’, European Journal of International Relations 18(2) 2012: 203–226.

Fawaz A Gerges (2012): How the Arab Spring Beat Al Qaeda| in Newsweek and The Daily Beast.

John T Sidel (2012): The Fate of Nationalism in the New States: Southeast Asia in Comparative Historical Perspective| [PDF] in Comparative Studies in Society and History, Volume 54, Number 1 (January 2012), pp. 114-144.

John T Sidel (2012): Separated at Birth|, Indonesia's democracy and Egyptian revolution, in Foreign Policy February 2012.

Ulrich Sedelmeier (2012): ‘Is Europeanization through conditionality sustainable? Lock-in of institutional change after EU accession’, West European Politics. 35(1): 20-38.

Ulrich Sedelmeier (2012): 'Europeanization’, in Erik Jones, Anand Menon, and Stephen Weatherill (eds) Oxford Handbook of the European Union (Oxford University Press), 825-839.

Lawson, George, (2012), extract on OpenDemocracy website from LSE IDEAS Special Report 'After the Arab Spring: Power Shift in the Middle East?|'.

Gerges, Fawaz A. (2012) The transformation of Arab politics: disentangling myth from reality. In: Shlaim, Avi and Louis, Roger, (eds.) The 1967 Arab-Israeli war: origins and consequences. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 285-314. ISBN 9780521174794

Dalacoura, Katerina, (2012) 'The 2011 Arab Uprisings: Political Change and Geopolitical Implications', International Affairs 88(1) January 2012.

Falkner, Robert and Nico Jaspers (2012) 'Regulating Nanotechnologies: Risk, Uncertainty and the Global Governance Gap', in Global Environmental Politics vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 30-55.

Read D. Porter, Linda Breggin, Robert Falkner, John Pendergrass and Nico Jaspers  (2012) 'Regulatory Responses to Scientific Uncertainty and Nanotechnology', in: The Nanotechnology Challenge: Creating Law and Legal Institutions for Uncertain Risks, edited by D. Dana (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp. 379-415. 

Alden, Chris, (2012) 'Busan and the Emerging Aid Architecture' (with Elizabeth Sidiropoulos) SAJIA Diplomatic Pouch, January 2012. Click here to read|.

Hughes, Christopher R. (2012) 'The enduring function of the substance/ essence (Ti/Yong) dichotomy in Chinese nationalism'. In: Callahan, William A. and Barabantseva, Elena, (eds.) China orders the world: soft power and normative foreign policy. The Johns Hopkins University Press, New York, USA. ISBN 9781421403830