Cox, Michael


Professor Emeritus Michael Cox  

Department

Position held

Department of International Relations

Professor of International Relations, Head of Programme for Transatlantic Relations

LSE IDEAS

Co-Director

Non LSE positions held

Department

Position held

Royal Institute of International Affairs

Chair of United States Discussion Group, Royal Institute of Affairs

Chatham House

Associate Research Fellow, Chatham House

European Consortium for Political Research

Executive Committee

Experience keywords:

special relationship; transatlantic relations; USA; Cold War; American power; international terrorism; 11 September

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Summary of research and expertise: Professor Cox's areas of expertise are in the foreign policy of the US and American grand strategy. He is also concerned with Britain and the US, world politics after 11 September, the trans-Atlantic relationship in crisis, the history of the Cold War and post-Cold War international relations.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

USA

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6946

Publications

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2013

Cox, Michael (2013) Fighting for freedom: promoting democracy the American way Harvard International Review (1 Jan 2013) 48-51

Cox, Michael and Lynch, Timothy J. and Bouchet, Nicolas, eds (2013) US foreign policy and democracy promotion: from Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama Routledge studies in US foreign policy. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415679794

Buzan, Barry and Cox, Michael (2013) China and the US: comparable cases of 'peaceful rise'? The Chinese Journal of International Politics, 6 (2). 109-132. ISSN 1750-8916

2012

Cox, Michael and Stokes, Doug, eds (2012) US foreign policy 2nd, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199585816

Cox, Michael and Campanaro, Richard (2012) Introduction to international relations: undergraduate study in economics, management, finance and the social sciences International Programms. University of London , London, UK

Cox, Michael (2012) Reports of the West's demise and East's rise are greatly exaggerated Times Higher Education (25 Oct 2012)

Cox, Michael (2012) Indispensable nation?: the United States in East Asia IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR015. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael (2012) Rise and fall of the American empire John Wiley & Sons, London, UK. ISBN 9780745644462

Cox, Michael (2012) Too big to fail?: the transatlantic relationship from Bush to Obama Global Policy, 3 (S1). 71-78. ISSN 1758-5880

Cox, Michael (2012) Europe in an Asian century: Europe between the superpowers: no longer inevitable? the transatlantic relationship from Bush to Obama IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR013. LSE IDEAS, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael (2012) Power shifts, economic change and the decline of the West? International Relations, 26 (4). 369-388. ISSN 0047-1178

2011

Cox, Michael and Rengger, Nicholas (2011) Fred Halliday, John Vincent and the idea of progress in international relations International Affairs, 87 (5). 1045-1050. ISSN 0020-5850

Cox, Michael (2011) The United States after unipolarity: foreword IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR009. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael (2011) The lessons of Northern Ireland: foreword IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR008. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael (2011) Introduction: the transatlantic relationship- the marriage without end European Political Science, 10 (1). 1-2. ISSN 1680-4333

Cox, Michael (2011) Fred Halliday, Marxism and the Cold War International Affairs, 87 (5). 1107-1122. ISSN 0020-5850

Cox, Michael and Guelke, Adrian and Mansergh, Martin and Bew, John and Powell, Jonathan and MacGinty, Roger (2011) The lessons of Northern Ireland IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR008. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael (2011) Power shift and the death of the West?: not yet! European Political Science, 10 (3). 416-424. ISSN 1680-4333

Cox, Michael (2011) The uses and abuses of history: the end of the Cold War and Soviet collapse International Politics, 48 (4-5). 627-646. ISSN 1384-5748

Cox, Michael and Kitchen, Nicholas and Quinn, Adam and Futter, Andrew and Tardelli, Luca and Joyce, Joseph P. and Morgan, Iwan and Kelley, Robert and Casey, Steven and Hassan, Oz (2011) The United States after unipolarity IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR009. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2010

Parmar, Inderjeet and Cox, Michael, eds (2010) Soft power and US foreign policy: theoretical, historical and contemporary perspectives Routledge studies in US foreign policy. Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415492034

Kitchen, Nicholas and Cox, Michael (2010) Obama nation?: US foreign policy one year on: driving decline?: economic crisis and the rise of China IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR003. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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

Kitchen, Nicholas and Buzan, Barry and Guelke, Adrian and Bettiza, Gregorio and Phillips, Christopher and Dodge, Toby and Williams, Michael J. and Kalinovsky, Artemy and Haacke, Jürgen and Budd, Colin and Falkner, Robert and Clemons, Steven and Cox, Michael (2010) Obama nation?: US foreign policy one year on IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR0003. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael (2010) The future of UK foreign policy: foreword IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR006. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael and Kitchen, Nicholas and Cooper, Robert and Allen, Mark and Braithwaite, Rodric and Greenstock, Jeremy and Mottram, Richard and Powell, Charles and Rifkind, Malcolm (2010) The future of UK foreign policy IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR0006. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2009

Cox, Michael (2009) The world crisis: introduction IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR001. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael (2009) For better for worse: how America’s foreign policy became wedded to liberal universalism In: Mac Ginty, Roger and Richmond, Oliver, (eds.) The Liberal Peace and Post-War Reconstruction: Myth or Reality?. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415489263

Cox, Michael and Kitchen, Nicholas (2009) Illusions of empire and the spectre of decline In: Parmar, Inderjeet and Miller, Linda B. and Ledwidge, Mark, (eds.) New Directions in Us Foreign Policy. Routledge studies in US foreign policy. Routledge, Oxford, UK, 241-250. ISBN 9780415777483

Cox, Michael (2009) To lead the world?: not any Longer H-Diplo Roundtable Review, 10 (27 Mar 2009) Website

Cox, Michael and Davies, Howard and Held, David and Young, Kevin and Quah, Danny (2009) The world crisis IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR0001. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cox, Michael (2009) Why did we get the end of the Cold War wrong? British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 11 (2). 161-176. ISSN 1369-1481

2008

Cox, Michael and Stokes, Doug, eds (2008) US foreign policy Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199226429

Cox, Michael (2008) Europe's enduring anti-Americanism Current History, 107 (709). 231-235. ISSN 0011-3530

Cox, Michael and Quinn, Adam (2008) Renovating realism American Behavioural Scientist, 51 (9). 1362-1369. ISSN 0002-7642

Cox, Michael (2008) The USA and Asia-Pacific In: Cox, Michael and Stokes, Doug, (eds.) Us Foreign Policy. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 275 -291. ISBN 9780199226429

Cox, Michael (2008) Introduction: US foreign policy - past, present and future In: Cox, Michael and Stokes, Doug, (eds.) Us Foreign Policy. Oxford University Press, U.K.. ISBN 9780199226429

Cox, Michael (2008) Fear and loathing in Brussels: the political consequences of European anti-Americanism In: Higgott, Richard and Malbasic, Ivona, (eds.) The Political Consequences of Anti-Americanism. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415463911

Cox, Michael (2008) From the Cold War to the War on Terror: or why the transatlantic relationship may not be inevitable Paradoxa, 22 (1). 20-36. ISSN 1971-6311

Cox, Michael (2008) Who won the Cold War in Europe?: a historiographical overview In: Bozo, Frederick and Reyniers, Marie-Pierre, (eds.) Europe and the End of the Cold War: a Reappraisal. Routledge, London, UK, 1-12. ISBN 9780415449038

Cox, Michael and Quinn, Adam (2008) Hard times for soft power: America and the Atlantic community In: Held, David and Moore, Henrietta, (eds.) Cultural Politics in a Global Age: Uncertainty, Solidarity, and Innovation. Oneworld Publications, Oxford, UK, 204-214. ISBN 9781851685400

Cox, Michael and Kitchen, Nick (2008) Il ritorno della storia: gli Stati Uniti e il mondo dopo Bush - the return of history: the United States and the world order after Bush Biblioteca Della Libertà, XLIII (193). ISSN 0006-1654

Cox, Michael (2008) From the Cold War to the War on Terror: old threats, new threats and the future of the transatlantic relationship In: Lundestad, Geir, (ed.) Just Another Major Crisis?: the United States and Europe Since 2000. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 58-76. ISBN 9780199552030

Cox, Michael and Allin, Dana and Eyal, Jonathan and Niblett, Robin and Webber, Mark (2008) House of Commons Defence Committee report on the future of Nato - written evidence In: The Future of Nato and European Defence. The Stationery Office, London, UK.

2007

Cox, Michael (2007) Still the American empire Political Studies Review, 5 (1). 1-10. ISSN 1478-9299

Cox, Michael (2007) The imperial republic in an age of war: the United States from September 11 to Iraq In: Ankerson, Christopher, (ed.) Understanding Global Terror. Polity, Cambridge, UK, 57-82. ISBN 9780745634593

Cox, Michael and Quinn, Adam (2007) For better, for worse: how America’s foreign policy became wedded to liberal universalism Global Society, 21 (4). 499-519. ISSN 1469-798X

Cox, Michael (2007) Editor's introduction: from Waterloo to Bin Laden In: Cox, Michael, (ed.) Twentieth Century International Relations. Sage library of international relations, vol. 1. Sage Publications, London, UK, 25-35. ISBN 9780761944652

Cox, Michael (2007) Editor's introduction: The international relations of the past, present and future In: Cox, Michael, (ed.) Twentieth Century International Relations. Sage library of international relations, vol. 5. Sage Publications, London, UK, 23-30. ISBN 9780761944652

Cox, Michael (2007) Hans J. Morgenthau, realism and the rise and fall of the Cold War In: Williams, Michael, (ed.) Realism Reconsidered: Hans J. Morgenthau and International Relations. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 166-194. ISBN 9780199288618

Cox, Michael, ed (2007) Twentieth century international relations: the international system, 1815-1945 Sage library of international relations, vol. 1. Sage, London. ISBN 9781412910187

Cox, Michael (2007) Is the United States in decline – again? International Affairs, 83 (4). 643-653. ISSN 0020-5850

Cox, Michael (2007) Another transatlantic split: American and European narratives and the end of the Cold War Cold War History, 7 (1). 121-146. ISSN 1468-2745

2006

Cox, Michael (2006) US mid-term elections Bush alone World Today, 62 (8-9). 18-19. ISSN 0043-9134

Cox, Michael and Guelke, Adrian and Stephen, Fiona, eds (2006) Northern Ireland: a farewell to arms?: beyond the Good Friday Agreement Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK. ISBN 9780719071140

Cox, Michael and Ikenberry, John and Inoguchi, Takashi, eds (2006) American democracy promotion: impulses, strategies, impacts (in Japanese) International political Japanese diplomacy series (1). Minerva Shoba Publishers, Kyoto, Japan. ISBN 4623045331

Cox, Michael (2006) Let’s argue about the West: reply to Vincent Pouliot European Journal of International Relations, 12 (1). 129-134. ISSN 1460-3713

Cox, Michael and Oliver, Tim (2006) Pax Americana through the eyes of Britannica Revista de Historia Actual, 4 (4). 45-56. ISSN 1697-3305

Cox, Michael (2006) La “republica imperiale” rivista. Gla Stati Uniti nell’era Bush In: Armao, Fabeo and Caffarena, Anna, (eds.) Introduzione Al Mondo Nuovo. Scenari, Attori e Strategie Della Politica Internazionale. Centro Einaudi, Italy, 105-128.

Cox, Michael (2006) Crisis – what crisis?: transatlantic relations in the age of Bush In: Bono, Giovanna, (ed.) The Impact of 9/11 on European Foreign and Security Policy. Vub Press, Brussels, Belgium, 285-294. ISBN 9789054874096

Cox, Michael and Oliver, Tim (2006) Security policy in an insecure world In: Dunleavy, Patrick and Heffernan, Richard and Cowley, Philip and Hay, Colin, (eds.) Developments in British Politics 8. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 174-192. ISBN 9781403948427

Cox, Michael (2006) Rethinking the international and Northern Ireland: a defence In: Cox, Michael and Guelke, Adrian and Stephen, Fiona, (eds.) A Farewell to Arms?: Beyond the Good Friday Agreement. Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK, 427-442. ISBN 9780719071140

Cox, Michael (2006) Il ‘nuovo’ impero Americano. Verso una teoria della dottrina Bush In: Parsi, Vittorio E. and GiustI, Serena and Locatelli, Andrea, (eds.) esiste Ancora la Comunita Transatlantica? europa e Stati Uniti Tra Crisi e Distensione. Vita e pensiero, Italy, 65-100. ISBN 883431977

Cox, Michael (2006) The imperial republic revisited: the United States in the era of Bush In: Colas, Alejandro and Saull, Richard, (eds.) The War on Terrorism and the American 'Empire' After the Cold War. Routledge, London, UK, 114-130. ISBN 9780415354257

Cox, Michael and Oliver, Tim (2006) La “pax Americana” una prospettiva britanica In: Brambillo, E, Roberto and Ferrari, G., (eds.) Scenari e Visioni Per Il Xxi Secolo. ASERI, 47-66.

Cox, Michael (2006) The transatlantic crisis: the wolf is at the door European Political Science, 5 (1). 34-40. ISSN 1680-4333

2005

Cox, Michael (2005) Beyond the West: terrors in Transatlantia European Journal of International Relations, 11 (2). 203-233. ISSN 1460-3713

Cox, Michael (2005) The American empire: past, present and future In: McDougall, Derek and Shearman, Peter, (eds.) Australian Security After 9/11: New and Old Agendas. Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, UK, 29-46. ISBN 9780754645153

Cox, Michael (2005) From the Cold War to the War on Terror In: Baylis, John and Smith, Steve and Owens, Patricia, (eds.) The Globalization of World Politics. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 131-157. ISBN 0199271186

Cox, Michael (2005) Empire by denial: the strange case of the United States International Affairs, 81 (1). 15-30. ISSN 0020-5850

Cox, Michael and Kennedy-Pipe, Caroline (2005) The tragedy of American diplomacy? Rethinking the Marshall Plan Journal of Cold War Studies, 7 (1). 97-134. ISSN 1531-3298

2004

Cox, Michael (2004) Empire by denial? Debating US power Security Dialogue, 35 (2). 228-236. ISSN 0967-0106

Cox, Michael (2004) A new American empire In: Held, David and Koenig-Archibugi, Mathias, (eds.) American Power in the 21st Century. Polity Press, Cambridge, UK, 21-51. ISBN 9780745633466

Cox, Michael (2004) The 1980s revisited or the Cold War as history - again In: Njølstad, Olav, (ed.) The Last Decade of the Cold War: From Conflict Escalation to Conflict Transformation. Cold War history (5). Frank Cass Publishers, London, UK, 3-28. ISBN 9780714654645

Cox, Michael (2004) Empire, imperialism and the Bush doctrine Review of International Studies, 30 (4). 585-608. ISSN 1469-9044

2003

Cox, Michael (2003) Kagan's world International Affairs, 79 (3). 523-532. ISSN 0020-5850

Cox, Michael and Booth, Ken and Dunne, Tim, eds (2003) The eighty years crisis 1919-1999 (in Chinese) Xinhua Publishing House, Beijing, China. ISBN 7501160570

Cox, Michael (2003) Europe and the new American challenge after September 11: crisis - what crisis? Journal of Transatlantic Studies, 1 (1). 37-55. ISSN 1479-4012

Cox, Michael (2003) America and the world In: Singh, Robert, (ed.) Governing America: the Politics of a Divided Democracy. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 13-31. ISBN 9780199250493

Cox, Michael (2003) American power before and after September 11 In: Singh, Robert, (ed.) Governing America: the Politics of a Divided Democracy. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 467-479. ISBN 9780199250493

Cox, Michael (2003) The empire's back in town: or America's imperial temptation again Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 32 (1). 1-27. ISSN 0305-8298

Cox, Michael (2003) Martians and Venutians in the new world order International Affairs, 79 (3). 523-532. ISSN 0020-5850

2002

Cox, Michael and Dunne, Tim and Booth, Ken, eds (2002) Empires, systems and states: great transformations in international politics Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521016865

Cox, Michael and Hurst, Steven (2002) 'His finest hour?' George Bush and the diplomacy of German unification Diplomacy and Statecraft, 13 (4). 123-150. ISSN 0959-2296

Cox, Michael (2002) The search for relevance: historical materialism after the Cold War In: Rupert, Mark and Smith, Hazel, (eds.) Historical Materialism and Globalisation: Essays on Continuity and Change. Routledge, London, UK, 59-74. ISBN 0415263719

Cox, Michael (2002) "A failed crusade?": the United States and post-communist Russia In: Lane, David, (ed.) The Legacy of State Socialism and the Future of Transformation. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Boulder, USA, 225-240. ISBN 9780742517929

Cox, Michael (2002) Meanings of victory: American power after the Towers In: Booth, Ken and Dunne, Tim, (eds.) Worlds in Collision: Terror and the Future of Global Order. Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, 152-161. ISBN 9780333998045

Cox, Michael (2002) The continuing story of another death foretold: radical theory and the new international relations In: Brecher, Michael and Harvey, Frank P., (eds.) Millennial Reflections on International Relations. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, USA, 217-233. ISBN 9780472112739

Cox, Michael (2002) American power before and after 11 September: dizzy with success? International Affairs, 78 (2). 261-276. ISSN 0020-5850

Cox, Michael (2002) September 11th and US hegemony: or will the 21st century be American too? International Studies Perspectives, 3 (1). 53-70. ISSN 1528-3577

Cox, Michael (2002) Introduction: Empires, system and states: great transformations in international politics In: Cox, Michael and Dunne, Tim and Booth, Ken, (eds.) Empires, System and States: Great Transformations in International Politics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1-16. ISBN 9780521016865

2001

Cox, Michael (2001) The new liberal empire: US power in the twenty-first century Irish Studies in International Affairs, 12. 39-56. ISSN 0332-1460

Booth, Ken and Dunne, Tim and Cox, Michael, eds (2001) How might we live?: global ethics for a new century Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521005203

Cox, Michael (2001) Whatever happened to American decline? International relations and the new United States hegemony New Political Economy, 6 (3). 311-340. ISSN 1356-3467

Booth, Ken and Dunne, Tim and Cox, Michael (2001) Introduction: How might we live?: global ethics for a new century In: Booth, Ken and Dunne, Tim and Cox, Michael, (eds.) How Might We Live?: Global Ethics for a New Century. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1-28. ISBN 9780521005203

Cox, Michael and Carr, E.H, eds (2001) The twenty years’ crisis, 1919-1939: an introduction to the study of international relations Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780061311222

2000

Cox, Michael and Booth, Ken and Dunne, Tim, eds (2000) The interregnum: controversies in world politics, 1989-1999 Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521785099

Cox, Michael and Guelke, Adrian and Stephen, Fiona, eds (2000) A farewell to arms? From "long war" to long peace in Northern Ireland Manchester University Press, Manchester. ISBN 9780719057960

Cox, Michael, ed (2000) E. H. Carr: a critical appraisal Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780333720660

Cox, Michael and Ikenberry, John and Inoguchi, Takashi, eds (2000) American democracy promotion: impulses, strategies, impacts Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780199240975


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