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Anarchy, self-Interest and rationality: Assessing the impact of the international system on modern English School theoryDownload
Since its reorganization in the early 1990s, the English School of international relations has emerged as a popular theoretical lens through which to examine global events. Those that use the international society approach promote it as a middle-way of theorizing due to its supposed ability to...
Change in the U.S. Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy toward India (1998-2005):Accommodating the AnomalyDownload
For more than three decades, the U.S. prohibited the transfer of advanced nuclear technologies to India—a nonsignatory of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT). In 1998, in an unprecedented challenge to the nuclear nonproliferation regime, India crossed the nuclear threshold and declared...
The responsibility to protect is a norm which advances the idea that sovereignty is not just a right but also a responsibility, one derived from a state’s commitment to protect its populations from four core crimes. In this thesis I ask whether the norm is applicable to the protracted civil war...
States of Unrest: Critiquing Liberal Peacebuilding and Security Sector Reform in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone (2001-2012) and Liberia (2003-2013)Download
Drawing from original interviews, archival work and extended fieldwork (2011-2012), this doctoral dissertation comparatively examines the theory and practice of United Kingdom, United States and United Nations-led post-conflict peacebuilding and security sector reforms in Sierra Leone (2001-2011)...