Brown, Chris


Professor Chris Brown  

Department

Position held

Department of International Relations

Professor of International Relations

Experience keywords:

global politics; globalisation; social justice; war crimes; British foreign policy; US foreign policy; war; ethics

Research summary > [Click to expand]

International Political Theory/International Ethics; ethics and warfare; justice and international relations; ethics, morality and foreign policy; human rights.

Professor Brown contributes to the LSE British Politics and Policy blog.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Britain

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7400

Publications

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2013

Brown, Chris (2013) The antipolitical theory of responsibility to protect Global Responsibility to Protect, 5 (4). 423-442. ISSN 1875-9858

Brown, Chris (2013) ‘Human nature’, science and international political theory Journal of International Relations and Development, 16 (4). 435-454. ISSN 1408-6980

Brown, Chris (2013) Human nature, science and international political theory Journal of International Relations and Development, 16 (4). 435-454. ISSN 1408-6980

Brown, Chris (2013) The poverty of Grand Theory European Journal of International Relations, 19 (3). 483-497. ISSN 1354-0661

Brown, Chris (2013) Just war and political judgment In: Lang, Anthony F. and O’Driscoll, Cian and Williams, John, (eds.) Just War: Authority, Tradition, and Practice. Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC, USA. ISBN 9781589019966

Ker-Lindsay, James and Featherstone, Kevin and Brown, Chris and Thomas, Daniel and Cherrier, Nick and Pastrorella, Giulia and Besliu, Raluca (2012) EU wins Nobel Peace Prize- reactions from EUROPP experts LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Oct 2012) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2012) Diplomacy is the only real way forward in the Syrian conflict: military intervention could make the situation even worse LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Jun 2012) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2012) A weak economy in 2012 threatens Britain’s ability to respond to the ‘knowns’ and ‘unknowns’ of foreign policy and defence British Politics and Policy at LSE (3 Jan 2012) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2012) The 'practice turn', phronesis and classical realism: towards a phronetic international political theory? Millennium - Journal of International Studies, 40 (3). 439-456. ISSN 0305-8298

Brown, Chris (2011) The Strategic Defence Review is an incoherent mess of stalled (but unresolved) decision making: it creates future problems that will not go away British Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Oct 2011) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2011) The Wikileaks saga has revealed a souring of the US/UK ‘special relationship’, and this foreign policy distance looks set to stay British Politics and Policy at LSE (22 Feb 2011) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2011) While the UK and Europe can be proud of their role in Libya, there was a dependence on US support and this cannot be relied upon in future conflicts. British Politics and Policy at LSE (2 Sep 2011) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2011) In its delivery of new aircraft carriers, the MoD has sacrificed short term affordability for long term value for money, a decision that may also leave the UK with a reduced defence capability British Politics and Policy at LSE (1 Dec 2011) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2011) The development of International Relations theory in the UK: traditions, contemporary perspectives, and trajectories International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, 11 (2). 309-330. ISSN 1470-482X

2010

Brown, Chris (2010) Introduction - a life in theory In: Practical Judgement in International Political Theory: Selected Essays. Routledge, London, UK, 1-68. ISBN 9780415564618

Brown, Chris (2010) Bob Dylan, Live Aid, and the politics of popular communitarianism In: Brown, Chris, (ed.) Practical Judgement in International Political Theory: Selected Essays. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415564618

Brown, Chris (2010) Memo to William Hague British Politics and Policy at LSE (7 Jul 2010) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2010) Scrapping or replacing Trident? British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Apr 2010) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2010) Can only front line service cuts save Defence expenditure? British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Jun 2010) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2010) While the economic impetus for cooperation has never been greater the new Anglo-France Defence Treaty falls short of ‘landmark’ status British Politics and Policy at LSE (3 Nov 2010) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2010) The only thinkable figure?: ethical and normative approaches to refugees in international relations In: Betts, Alexander and Loescher , Gil, (eds.) Refugees in International Relations . Oxford University Press , Oxford, UK, 151-168. ISBN 9780199595624

Brown, Chris (2010) Putting Trident on the block will show that Cameron is serious about spending cuts: cancellation is now a real possibility British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Aug 2010) Blog entry

Hagemann, Sara and Brown, Chris and Carrera, Leandro N. (2010) Second debate – international affairs: what our experts said British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Apr 2010) Blog entry

Brown, Chris (2010) Practical judgement in international political theory: selected essays Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415564618

Brown, Chris (2010) Rules and norms in a post-Western world In: Kessler, Oliver and Hall, Rodney B. and Lynch, Cecelia and Onuf, Nicholas, (eds.) On Rules, Politics and Knowledge: Friedrich Kratochwil, International Relations, and Domestic Affairs . Palgrave studies in international relations . Palgrave Macmillan , New York, USA, 213-225. ISBN 9780230246041

Brown, Chris (2010) On Amartya Sen and 'The idea of justice' Ethics and International Affairs, 24 (3). 309-318. ISSN 0892-6794

2009

Brown, Chris and Ainley, Kirsten (2009) Understanding international relations [4th edition] Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230213104

Brown, Chris (2009) The emerging shape of 21st century international politics In: Brown, Chris and Ainley, Kirsten, (eds.) Understanding International Relations [4th Ed.]. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 294-321. ISBN 9780230213111

Brown, Chris (2009) Soldier, I wish you well Review of International Studies, 35 (4). 880-882. ISSN 1469-9044

Brown, Chris (2009) The development of international relations theory in the United Kingdom: traditions, contemporary perspectives and trajectories International Studies, 46 (1-2). 221-237. ISSN 0020-8817

Brown, Chris (2009) Structural realism, classical realism and human nature International Relations, 23 (2). 257-270. ISSN 0047-1178

2008

Brown, Chris (2008) "Delinquent" states, guilty consciences and humanitarian politics in the 1990s Journal of International Political Theory, 4 (1). 55-71. ISSN 1755-0882

2007

Brown, Chris (2007) Understanding international relations (Turkish edition and translation) Yayinodasi Ltd, Istanbul. ISBN 9789944171038

Brown, Chris (2007) Situating critical realism Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 35 (2). 409-416. ISSN 0305-8298

Brown, Chris (2007) The future of the discipline International Relations, 21 (3). 247-250. ISSN 0047-1178

Brown, Chris (2007) Global terror and the international community In: Ankersen, Christopher, (ed.) Understanding Global Terror. Polity Press, Cambridge, MA, 17-36. ISBN 9780745634609

Brown, Chris (2007) Tragedy, "tragic choices" and international political theory International Relations, 21 (1). 5-13. ISSN 0047-1178

Brown, Chris (2007) Human rights In: Baylis, John and Smith, Steve and Owens, Patricia, (eds.) The Globalisation of World Politics. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 506-521. ISBN 9780199297771

Brown, Chris (2007) Reimagining international society and global community In: Held, D and McGrew, Anthony, (eds.) Globalization Theory: Approaches and Controversies. Global transformations (4). Polity Press, Cambridge, UK, 171-189. ISBN 9780745632117

Brown, Chris (2007) Liberalism and the globalization of ethics In: Sullivan, William M. and Kymlicka, Will, (eds.) The Globalization of Ethics: Religious and Secular Perspectives. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 151-170. ISBN 9780521700214

Brown, Chris (2007) European international relations and the 800-pound gorilla (review article of 'International relations in Europe: traditions, perspectives and destinations' edited by Knud Eric Jorgenson and Tonny Brems Knudsen) International Studies Review, 9 (4). 732-737. ISSN 1521-9488

Brown, Chris (2007) From humanised war to humanitarian intervention: Carl Schmitt's critique of the 'just war tradition' In: Odysseos, L and Petito, F, (eds.) The International Political Thought of Carl Schmitt: Terror, Liberal War and the Crisis of Global Order. Routledge innovations in political theory (24). Routledge, London, UK, 56-70. ISBN 9780415417549

Brown, Chris (2007) ‘The twilight of international morality'? Hans J. Morgenthau and Carl Schmitt on the end of the Jus Publicum Europaeum In: Williams, Michael C., (ed.) Realism Reconsidered: the Legacy of Hans Morgenthau in International Relations. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 42-61. ISBN 9780199288618

2006

Brown, Chris (2006) Philosophie politique et relations internationals anglo-américaines ou 'Pourquoi existe-t-il une théorie internationale?' Ėtudes Internationales, 37 (2). 223-240. ISSN 0014-2123

Brown, Chris (2006) Conceptions of a rule-governed international order: Europe vs America International Relations, 20 (3). 309-314. ISSN 0047-1178

Brown, Chris (2006) International relations as political theory In: Dunne, Tim and Kurki, Milja and Smith, Steve, (eds.) International Relations Theories. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 34-51. ISBN 9780199298334

Brown, Chris (2006) International relations theory in Britain - the new black? Review of International Studies, 32 (4). 677-687. ISSN 0260-2105

Brown, Chris (2006) From international to global justice? In: Dryzek, John. S and Honig, Bonnie and Phillips, Anne, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Political Theory. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 621-635. ISBN 9780199270033

2005

Brown, Chris (2005) Understanding international relations 3rd, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 1403946639

Brown, Chris (2005) The house that Chuck built: Twenty-five years of reading Charles Beitz Review of International Studies, 31 (2). 371-379. ISSN 0260-2105

Brown, Chris (2005) No jazz on the radio... John Mearsheimer and the British IR (part of article 'Roundtable: the battle rages on') International Relations, 19 (3). 348-350. ISSN 1741-2862

Brown, Chris (2005) Roundtable on humanitarian intervention after 9/11: What, exactly, is the problem to which the 'five-part test' is the solution? International Relations, 19 (2). 225-229. ISSN 0047-1178

2004

Brown, Chris (2004) Political theory and international relations In: Gaus, Gerald F and Kukathas, Chandran, (eds.) Handbook of Political Theory. Sage, London, 289-300. ISBN 9780761967873

Brown, Chris (2004) Reflections on the "War on Terror" two years on International Politics, 41 (1). 51-64. ISSN 1384-5748

Brown, Chris (2004) The "English School" and world society In: Albert, Mathias and Hilkermeier, Lena, (eds.) Observing International Relations: Niklas Luhmann and World Politics. New International Relations, Vol. 1. Routledge, London, 59-71. ISBN 0415315387

Brown, Chris (2004) Decent peoples, burdened societies, outlaw states: conceptual categories in the law of peoples In: Proceedings of the 21st Ivr World Congress, Part 1: Justice. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, Germany, 36-44. ISBN 9783515084833

Brown, Chris (2004) Universal values and human nature In: Albert, Mathias and Moltmann, Bernhard and Schoch, Bruno and Brock, Lothar, (eds.) Die Entgrenzung Der Politik: Internationale Beziehungen und Friedensforschung. Campus Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 241-259. ISBN 9783593374581

2003

Brown, Chris (2003) Selective humanitarianism: in defence of inconsistency In: Chatterjee, Deen and Scheid, Don, (eds.) Ethics and Foreign Intervention. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 31-50.

Brown, Chris (2003) Moral agency and international society: reflections on norms, the UN, the Gulf War and the Kosovo campaign In: Erskine, Toni, (ed.) Can Institutions Have Responsibilities: Collective Moral Agency and International Relations. Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke, UK, 51-68.

Brown, Chris (2003) Self-defence in an imperfect world Ethics and International Affairs, 17 (1). 2-8. ISSN 0892-6794

2002

Brown, Chris (2002) Sovereignty, rights and justice : international political theory today Polity Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780745623030

Brown, Chris and Nardin, Terry and Rengger, Nicholas (2002) International relations in political thought: texts in international relations from the ancient Greeks to the first world war Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 0521575702

Brown, Chris (2002) The 'fall of the towers' and international order International Relations, 16 (2). 263-267. ISSN 0047-1178

Brown, Chris (2002) Narratives of religion, civilization and modernity In: Booth, Ken and Dunne, Tim, (eds.) Worlds in Collision: Terror and the Future of Global Order. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 293-302. ISBN 9780333998045

Brown, Chris (2002) On morality, self-interest and foreign policy Government and Opposition, 37 (2). 173-189. ISSN 0017-257X

Brown, Chris (2002) International relations and industrial society In: Brown, Chris and Nardin, Terry and Rengger, Nicholas, (eds.) International Relations in Political Thought : Texts From the Ancient Greeks to the First World War. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 519-531. ISBN 0521573300

Brown, Chris (2002) State and nation in nineteenth century international political theory In: Brown, Chris and Nardin, Terry and Rengger, Nicholas, (eds.) International Relations in Political Thought : Texts From the Ancient Greeks to the First World War. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 457-469. ISBN 0521573300

Brown, Chris (2002) Humanitarian intervention and international political theory In: Moseley, Alexander and Norman, Richard, (eds.) Human Rights and Military Intervention. Ashgate, Aldershot, 153-169. ISBN 9780754608677

Brown, Chris (2002) The construction of a ‘realistic utopia’ : John Rawls and international political theory Review of International Studies, 28 (1). 5-21. ISSN 1469-9044

2001

Brown, Chris (2001) 'Special circumstances': intervention by a liberal utopia Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 30 (3). 625-633. ISSN 0305-8298

Brown, Chris (2001) A qualified defence of the use of force for 'humanitarian' reasons International Journal of Human Rights, 4 (1/2). 282-288. ISSN 1364-2987

Brown, Chris (2001) Moral agency and international society Ethics and International Affairs, 15 (2). 87-98. ISSN 0892-6794

Brown, Chris (2001) World society and the English School : an 'international society' perspective on world society European Journal of International Relations, 7 (4). 423-441. ISSN 1460-3713

Brown, Chris (2001) Ethics, interests and foreign policy In: Smith, Karen E. and Light, Margot, (eds.) Ethics and Foreign Policy. Cambridge University Press, New York, USA, 15-32. ISBN 0521804159

Brown, Chris (2001) Fog in the channel: continental international relations theory isolated (or an essay on the paradoxes of diversity and parochialism in IR theory) In: Crawford, Robert and Jarvis, Darryl S., (eds.) International Relations: Still an American Social Science?. Global politics. State University of New York Press, Albany, NY, 203-220. ISBN 9780791447031

Brown, Chris (2001) Understanding international relations 2nd, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780333948491

Brown, Chris (2001) Borders and identity in international political theory In: Albert, Mathias and Lapid, Yosef and Jacobson, David, (eds.) Identities, Borders and Orders. University of Minnesota Press, Minnesota, USA, 117-136. ISBN 9780816636082

2000

Brown, Chris (2000) Justice and international order In: Coates, Tony, (ed.) International Justice. Avebury series in philosophy. Ashgate, Dartford, UK. ISBN 9781840149456

Brown, Chris (2000) The borders of (international) political theory In: O'Sullivan, Noël, (ed.) Political Theory in Transition. Routledge, London, UK, 190-208. ISBN 9781857288551

Brown, Chris (2000) Cosmopolitanism, world citizenship and global civil society Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 3 (1). 7-26. ISSN 1369-8230

Brown, Chris (2000) Universal human rights? An analysis of the 'human-rights culture' and its critics In: Patman, Robert, (ed.) Universal Human Rights. Palgrave Macmillan, 31-50. ISBN 9780312232658

Brown, Chris (2000) 'International political theory: a British social science?' British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 2 (1). 114-123. ISSN 1369-1481

Brown, Chris (2000) The English school: international theory and international society In: Albert, Mathias and Brock, Lothar and Wolf, Klaus D, (eds.) Civilising World Politics: Society and Community Beyond the State. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD, 91-102. ISBN 9780847698035

Brown, Chris (2000) Cultural diversity and international political theory: from the 'requirement' to 'mutual respect' Review of International Studies, 26 (2). 199-213. ISSN 0260-2105

Brown, Chris (2000) "Our side?": critical theory and international relations In: Wynn-Jones, Richard, (ed.) Critical Theory and World Politics. Lynne Rienner Publications, Boulder, CO, 191-204. ISBN 9781555878023

1999

Brown, Chris (1999) Towards a neo-Aristotelian resolution of the cosmopolitan-communitarian debate In: Fritz, Jan-Stefan and Lensu, Maria, (eds.) Value Pluralism, Normative Theory and International Relations. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 76-99. ISBN 9780312226275

Brown, Chris (1999) History ends, worlds collide Review of International Studies, 25 (5). 41-57. ISSN 1469-9044


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