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Karl T. Muth
Brexit or Remain: It Matters Less Than You Think 8th June 2016

Karl Muth argues that both those voting to remain and those voting to ‘Brexit’ are likely to be...

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Expert knowledge Transitions and Trade in ‘Financial Services’
Brett Christophers
Expert knowledge Transitions and Trade in ‘Financial Services’ 31st May 2016

Brett Christophers explores the birth and normalization of trade in financial services. When the General Agreement on...

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 The Extreme Poor Gaining Control of Their Own Environment
Danny Quah
The Extreme Poor Gaining Control of Their Own Environment 10th May 2016

Danny Quah explores academic reactions to the rise of China. When Pope Francis addressed the UN on 25 September 2015...

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Demand, Supply, and a Rational World Order
Danny Quah
An Economic Perspective on the International System: Demand, Supply, and a Rational World Order 4th May 2016

Danny Quah brings an economic perspective to the international system, and asks us to examine the demand for a world...

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A Tale of Two Trips, or: Why there’s still No Common Transatlantic Approach to t
Cornelius Adebahr
A Tale of Two Trips, or: Why there’s still No Common Transatlantic Approach to the Middle East 29th April 2016

In the wake of evolving crises, Cornelius Adebahr explores the ever present gulf in European and American approaches to...

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Southern Trade Intellectuals in Expert Knowledge Creation
James Scott
Southern Trade Intellectuals in Expert Knowledge Creation 27th April 2016

James Scott explores how a new form of trade specialist—experts from the Global South—is influencing global...

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The World’s Tightest Cluster of People
Danny Quah
The World’s Tightest Cluster of People 26th April 2016

In 2013 Ken Myers guessed and verified that his Valeriepieris circle – a circular region on a 2-dimensional map,...

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Britain Riding the Tectonic Plates
David Held
Britain Riding the Tectonic Plates 24th June 2016

GP’s General Editor David Held on the shifting plates underpinning Britain’s decision to leave the European...

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Eric Waweru
Oslo REDD+ Exchange: Bridging the Gap: Political and Institutional Challenges as an Opportunity 24th June 2016

This year the Global Leadership Initiative at the University of Sheffield have taken a team of policy analysts to the...

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“Forests are our lives, our survival, our dignity”: Can REDD+ Effectively Incorp
Anna Laing
“Forests are our lives, our survival, our dignity”: Can REDD+ Effectively Incorporate the Rights of Indigenous Peoples? 23rd June 2016

This year the Global Leadership Initiative at the University of Sheffield have taken a team of policy analysts to the...

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On the Strategic Significance of recent EU Initiatives on Migrant Integration Po
Solon Ardittis
On the Strategic Significance of recent EU Initiatives on Migrant Integration Policy and Highly Skilled Migration 23rd June 2016

Solon Ardittis examines the policy implications of the new EU Action Plan on the Integration of Third-Country Nationals...

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Some Remarks on Environmental Technologies from REDD+ Exchange 2016
Eric Waweru
Some Remarks on Environmental Technologies from REDD+ Exchange 2016 22nd June 2016

This year the Global Leadership Initiative at the University of Sheffield have taken a team of policy analysts to the...

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Hylke Dijkstra and Dana Landau
International Organisations on the Loose? Sovereignty and International Military Operations 21st June 2016

Dr Hylke Dijkstra has recently published a new book entitled International Organizations and Military Affairs (...

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Mike Trace
Impasse or Turning Point For The ‘War On Drugs’? UNGASS 2016, Explained 21st June 2016

The official consensus from the United Nations summit last month was ‘business as usual’ for the global...

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Sylvia Szabo, Sabu Padmadas, and Jane Falkingham
Urbanisation and Access to Improved Water Sources: Evidence from Least Developed Countries 13th January 2016

The pace of urbanisation in the 21st century has been phenomenal especially in lower middle and low income countries....

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Morena Skalamera
Energy Security in the Wake of the Ukraine Crisis: Getting the Real Threats Right 23rd July 2015

Ever since the 1973 oil embargo, and especially since the Russian-Ukrainian gas crisis of 2006, Western policy makers...

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The United States and the Rule of Law in a Polycentric World
Ramesh Thakur
The United States and the Rule of Law in a Polycentric World 11th November 2014

In the Melian Dialogue, Thucydides writes that justice applies only to relations among equals and in dealings with...

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Book Reveiw: Cyberwar: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts
Reviewed by Anri van der Spuy
Book Review: Cyberwar: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts 22nd June 2016

Cyberwar: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts edited by Jens David Ohlin, Kevin Govern and Claire Finkelstein. Oxford...

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Reviewed by Karen E. Young
Book Review: The Gulf States in International Political Economy 8th June 2016

The Gulf States in International Political Economy by Kristian Coates Ulrichsen. London and New York: Palgrave...

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Reviewed by Aaron McKeil
Book Review: Ethics, Diversity, and World Politics: Saving Pluralism From Itself? 27th May 2016

Ethics, Diversity, and World Politics: Saving Pluralism From Itself? by John Williams. Oxford: Oxford University Press...

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