Politics & International Relations

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A top, peer-reviewed journal covering British politics and Britain's relationship with Europe and the wider world.


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A highly rated, peer-reviewed journal covering IR subjects and theories of interest to researchers around the world.


Britain's leading, peer-reviewed journal of international relations. This lively, provocative journal will keep you up-to-date with critical thinking on the key issues shaping world economic and political change.


Examines the theory and practice of peacekeeping and peace operations as instruments of policy at an international level. This peer-reviewed journal also reflects debates about peacebuilding and monitoring of agreements, preventive deployments, sanctions, international policing, protection of aid in internal disputes, and the relationship between peacekeepers, state authorities, rival factions, civilians and non-governmental organizations.


A top, American, peer-reviewed journal covering the full range of contemporary security issues from traditional topics such as war and peace, to more recent dimensions of security, including the growing importance of environmental, demographic, and humanitarian issues, and the rise of global terrorist networks.


A top, peer-reviewed journal covering IR and related fields - very popular with Portsmouth students.

 

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