Lawson, George

Dr George Lawson  

Department

Position held

Associate Professor

 

Management Committee

 

Experience keywords:

Global Modernity; Historical Sociology; History and International Relations; International Relations Theory; Revolutions

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Dr Lawson works on the relationship between history and theory, with a particular interest in historical sociology. This interest is applied to the study of revolutions and debates around ‘global modernity’.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Africa; Central Europe; Eastern Europe; Europe; Latin America; Russia; South Africa; South America; Soviet Union

Languages:

French [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Spanish [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7107 5362

LSE email:

g.lawson@lse.ac.uk

Publications

2017

Go, Julian and Lawson, George, eds (2017) Global historical sociology Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Lawson, George (2017) A global historical sociology of revolution In: Go, Julian and Lawson, George, (eds.) Global Historical Sociology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 76-98.

Barkawi, Tarak and Lawson, George (2017) International origins of social and political theory: introduction In: Barkawi, Tarak and Lawson, George, (eds.) International Origins of Social and Political Theory. Political power and social theory (32). Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, UK, 1-7. ISBN 9781787142671

Go, Julian and Lawson, George (2017) For a global historical sociology In: Go, Julian and Lawson, George, (eds.) Global Historical Sociology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1-34. ISBN 9781316711248

Lawson, George (2017) The untimely historical sociologist Review of International Studies, 43 (04). 671-685. ISSN 0260-2105

2016

Lawson, George (2016) The rise of modern international order In: Baylis, John and Smith, Steve and Owens, Patricia, (eds.) The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 37-51. ISBN 9780198739852

Buzan, Barry and Lawson, George (2016) Theory, history, and the global transformation International Theory, 8 (3). 502-522. ISSN 1752-9719

Lawson, George (2016) Within and beyond the 'fourth generation' of revolutionary theory Sociological Theory, 34 (2). 106-127. ISSN 0735-2751

Buzan, Barry and Lawson, George (2016) The impact of the ‘global transformation’ on uneven and combined development In: Anievas, Alexander and Matin, Kamran, (eds.) Historical Sociology and World History: Uneven and Combined Development over the Longue Durée. Global dialogues: developing non-Eurocentric IR and IPE. Rowman & Littlefield International Ltd, London, UK, 171-184. ISBN 9781783486816

2015

Buzan, Barry and Lawson, George (2015) The global transformation: history, modernity and the making of international relations Cambridge studies in international relations. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9781107630802

Lawson, George (2015) Revolutions and the international Theory and Society, 44 (4). 299-319. ISSN 0304-2421

Lawson, George (2015) Revolution, non-violence, and the Arab Uprisings Mobilization, 20 (4). 453-470. ISSN 1086-671X

Buzan, Barry and Lawson, George (2015) Twentieth century benchmark dates in international relations:the three world wars in historical perspective Journal of International Security Studies, 1 (1). 39-58. ISSN 2095-574X

2014

Buzan, Barry and Lawson, George (2014) Rethinking benchmark dates in international relations European Journal of International Relations, 20 (2). 437-462. ISSN 1354-0661

Buzan, Barry and Lawson, George (2014) Capitalism and the emergent world order International Affairs, 90 (1). 71-91. ISSN 1468-2346

Buzan, Barry and Lawson, George (2014) 重新思考国际关系中的基准时间 = Rethinking benchmark dates in international relations Collected Papers of History Studies = 史学集刊, 1 (1). 3-19. ISSN 0559-8095

Buzan, Barry and Lawson, George (2014) 资本主义与新兴世界秩序 = Capitalism and the emergent world order Journal of International Security Studies, 90 (1). 78-100. ISSN 2095-574X

2013

Lawson, George and Tardelli, Luca (2013) The past, present, and future of intervention Review of International Studies, 39 (05). 1233-1253. ISSN 0260-2105

Buzan, Barry and Lawson, George (2013) The global transformation: the nineteenth century and the making of modern international relations International Studies Quarterly, 57 (3). 620-634. ISSN 0020-8833

2012

Lawson, George (2012) LSE Research: Community support providing a boost to Zimbabwean children battling HIV/AIDS Africa at LSE (25 Apr 2012) Blog entry

Lawson, George (2012) After the Arab Spring: power shift in the Middle East?: the Arab uprisings: revolution or protests? IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR011. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Flinders, Matthew and Ishkanian, Armine and Lawson, George and Mollett, Amy and Brumley, Cheryl (2012) Democracy and its discontents The London School of Economics and Political Science

Lawson, George (2012) The eternal divide?: history and international relations European Journal of International Relations, 18 (2). 203-226. ISSN 1354-0661

2011

Jackson, Patrick Thaddeus and Lawson, George (eds.) (2011) Special Issue: hierarchy in world politics Journal of International Relations and Development, 14 (2). 151-279. ISSN 1408-6980

Lawson, George (2011) Halliday's revenge: revolutions and international relations International Affairs, 87 (5). 1067-1085. ISSN 1468-2346

2010

Hobson, John and Lawson, George and Rosenberg, Justin (2010) Historical sociology In: Denemark, Robert A., (ed.) The International Studies Encyclopaedia. Wiley-Blackwell / International Studies Association. ISBN 9781405152389

Lawson, George (2010) Introduction: the ‘what’, ‘when’ and ‘where’ of the global 1989 In: Lawson, George and Armbruster, Chris and Cox, Michael, (eds.) The Global 1989: Continuity and Change in World Politics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1-20. ISBN 9780521147910

Lawson, George (2010) The Global 1989 International Affairs at LSE (11 Nov 2010) Blog entry

Colas, Alejandro and Lawson, George (2010) Fred Halliday: achievements, ambivalences and openings Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 39 (2). 235-258. ISSN 0305-8298

Lawson, George and Armbruster, Chris and Cox, Michael, eds (2010) The global 1989: continuity and change in world politics Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521147910

Lawson, George and Shilliam, Robbie (2010) Sociology and international relations: legacies and prospects Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 23 (1). 69-86. ISSN 0955-7571

2009

Lawson, George (2009) The global 1989? the year that changed the world IDEAS reports - Situation Analysis, SA005. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Lawson, George (2009) The global 1989?: the year that changed the world IDEAS reports - situation analysis, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SA005. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Lawson, George and Shilliam, Robbie (2009) Beyond hypocrisy?: debating the 'fact' and 'value' of sovereignty in contemporary world politics International Politics, 46 (6). 657-670. ISSN 1384-5748

2008

Lawson, George and Hobson, John M. (2008) What is history in international relations? Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 37 (2). 415-435. ISSN 0305-8298

Lawson, George (2008) The global 1989? International Affairs at LSE (2 Jun 2008) Blog entry

Lawson, George (2008) For a public international relations International Political Sociology, 2 (1). 17-37. ISSN 1749-5679

Lawson, George (2008) A realistic utopia?: Nancy Fraser, cosmopolitanism and the making of a just world order Political Studies, 56 (4). 881-906. ISSN 0032-3217

2007

Lawson, George (2007) Historical sociology in international relations: open society, research programme and vocation International Politics, 44 (4). 343-368. ISSN 1384-5748

2006

Lawson, George (2006) Trends in revolution In: DeFronzo, J., (ed.) Revolutionary Movements in World History: From 1750 to the Present. ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 876-881. ISBN 1851097937

Lawson, George (2006) The promise of historical sociology in international relations International Studies Review, 8 (3). 397-423. ISSN 1521-9488

Lawson, George (2006) The social sources of life, the universe and everything: a Conversation with Michael Mann Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 34 (2). 487-508. ISSN 0305-8298

Lawson, George (2006) La imaginación sociológica desde la perspectiva histórica Revista Academica de Relaciones Internacionales, 5. 1-33. ISSN 1699-3950

Lawson, George (2006) A conversation with Michael Mann Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 34 (2). 477-485. ISSN 0305-8298

Lawson, George (2006) Reform, rebellion, civil war, coup d'etat and revolution In: DeFronzo, James, (ed.) Revolutionary Movements in World History: From 1750 to the Present. ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 717-722. ISBN 9781851097937

2005

Lawson, George (2005) Rosenberg's ode to Bauer, Kinkel and Willich International Politics, 42 (3). 381-389. ISSN 1384-5748

Lawson, George (2005) Negotiated revolutions: the prospects for radical change in contemporary world politics Review of International Studies, 31 (3). 473-493. ISSN 0260-2105

2004

Lawson, George (2004) Negotiated revolutions In: Negotiated Revolutions : the Czech Republic, South Africa and Chile. Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, UK, 225-236. ISBN 9780754643272

Lawson, George (2004) The two faces of revolution In: Negotiated Revolutions : the Czech Republic, South Africa and Chile. Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, UK, 1-9. ISBN 9780754643272

Lawson, George (2004) Negotiated revolutions: the Czech Republic, South Africa and Chile Ashgate, Aldershot. ISBN 0754643271

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