Global Political Thought during the Thermonuclear Revolution
Series: New International Relations
This book claims that the need for new, substantive thinking about nuclear weapons presents a significant opportunity to reassess and broaden our view of realism in politics. What, today, is a realist response to nuclear weapons? This book is animated by the idea that contemporary attempts to...
To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge
A Critical Companion to IR and Non-Fiction Film
As a central component of contemporary culture, films mirror and shape political debate. Reflecting on this development, scholars in the field of International Relations (IR) increasingly explore the intersection of TV series, fiction film and global politics. So far, however, virtually no...
To Be Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge
Genealogies of the Unknown
Series: PRIO New Security Studies
This book argues that catastrophe is a particular way of governing future events – such as terrorism, climate change or pandemics – which we cannot predict but which may strike suddenly, without warning, and cause irreversible damage. At a time where catastrophe increasingly functions as a...
Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge