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When Do UN Peacekeeping Operations Implement Their Mandates?
When Do UN Peacekeeping Operations Implement Their Mandates?

Under what conditions do UN peacekeeping operations (PKOs) implement the tasks in their mandates? Contemporary PKOs are expected to fulfill increasingly fragmented mandates in active conflict zones. We argue that these two trends—increasingly [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12650
Type: Journal Articles
UN Peacekeeping and Households’ Well-Being in Civil Wars
UN Peacekeeping and Households’ Well-Being in Civil Wars

Civil wars affect the economic conditions of households by disrupting economic transactions and harming their psychological well-being. To restore basic conditions for local economic recovery in conflict-torn regions, the international communi [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12644
Type: Journal Articles
The Theory, Practice, and Interpretation of Customary International Law
The Theory, Practice, and Interpretation of Customary International Law

Although customary international law (CIL) has been central to international law from its inception, it is often misunderstood. This edited volume remedies that problem by tracing the history of CIL and provides an in-depth study of its theory [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009025416
Type: Books
Historical Ownership and Territorial Disputes
Historical Ownership and Territorial Disputes

Abstract: Some of the most enduring and dangerous territorial disputes often involve claims of historical ownership by at least one side of a dispute. Why does historical ownership lead to more hardened bargaining stances than in other territo [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1086/706047
Type: Journal Articles
Simulation Workbook: International Relations Fall 2020 Edition
Simulation Workbook: International Relations Fall 2020 Edition

The political science sub-field of International Relations is the study of who gets what, when, where, how, and why primarily at the international level. International Relations has a long and rich history in world history and politics. A majo [...]

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Type: Workbooks
C-ID: POLS 140 - IR
Balancing Power without Weapons: State Intervention into Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions. 
Balancing Power without Weapons: State Intervention into Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions. 

Description: Why do states block some foreign direct investment on national security grounds even when it originates from within their own security community? Government intervention into foreign takeovers of domestic companies is on the rise, [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316855430
Type: Books
Canvas Course Shell for Introduction to International Relations
Canvas Course Shell for Introduction to International Relations

Canvas Course Shell for C-ID POLS 140 Introduction to International Relations: an introduction to international relations theory with an examination of national, international, transnational, and sub-national actors and their institutions, int [...]

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DOI: https://www.opolisci.com/shells/canvas-course-shell-for-introduction-to-international-relations/
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Humanitarianism in the Modern World
Humanitarianism in the Modern World

Description: This is an innovative new history of famine relief and humanitarianism. The authors apply a moral economy approach to shed new light on the forces and ideas that motivated and shaped humanitarian aid during the Great Irish Famine, [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108655903
Type: Books
International Relations
International Relations

Description: The perfect book to get you started, or get caught back up, with International Relations. As a ‘Day 0’ beginner’s guide, this textbook condenses the most important information into the smallest space and present concepts in an acc [...]

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DOI: https://www.e-ir.info/publication/beginners-textbook-international-relations/
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Networks and Institutions in Europe’s Emerging Markets
Networks and Institutions in Europe’s Emerging Markets

Description: Do ties between political parties and businesses harm or benefit the development of market institutions? The post-communist transition offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore when and how networks linking the polity and the [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139381628
Type: Books
Reader for Introduction to International Relations
Reader for Introduction to International Relations

This Reader for Introduction to International Relations consists of CC-licensed, peer-reviewed journal articles. Below is the General Description, Content, and Objectives based on the C-ID Course Descriptor POLS 140 – Introduction to Internati [...]

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DOI: https://www.opolisci.com/readers/reader-for-introduction-to-international-relations/
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The Power of Standards: Hybrid Authority and the Globalisation of Services.
The Power of Standards: Hybrid Authority and the Globalisation of Services.

Description: Standards often remain unseen, yet they play a fundamental part in the organisation of contemporary capitalism and society at large. What form of power do they epitomise? Why have they become so prominent? Are they set to be as im [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108759038
Type: Books