Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC1022: Violence in World Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

J. Baylis and S. Smith (1997) The Globalisation of World Politics: An Introduction to IR.

Edkins, Jenny, and Maja Zehfuss. Global politics: a new introduction. Routledge, 2013.

Smith, Dunne and Kirki (2007). International Relations Theories: Discipline and Diversity. Oxford University Press

Zιzek, Slavoj. "Violence: Six sideways reflections." (2008).

Axelrod, Robert, and Robert O. Keohane. "Achieving cooperation under anarchy: Strategies and institutions." World politics 38.01 (1985): 226-254.

Howard, Michael. War and the liberal conscience: the George Macaulay Trevelyan lectures in the University of Cambridge, 1977. Anaya-Spain, 1986.

Shepherd, Laura J. Gender, violence and security: Discourse as practice. Zed Books, 2008.

Cromartie, Alan, ed. Liberal Wars: Anglo-American Strategy, Ideology and Practice. Routledge, 2015.

Vaughan-Williams, Nick. Europe's border crisis: biopolitical security and beyond. Oxford University Press, USA, 2015.

Huntington, Samuel P. "The clash of civilizations?." Foreign affairs (1993): 22-49.

Sheikh, Mona Kanwal. "How does religion matter? Pathways to religion in International Relations." Review of International Studies 38.02 (2012): 365-392.

Barkawi, Tarak, and Mark Laffey. "The imperial peace: democracy, force and globalization." European Journal of International Relations 5.4 (1999): 403-434.

Mearsheimer, John J. "Why the Ukraine Crisis is the West’s Fault." Foreign Affairs 93.5 (2014): 77-89.