Securitisation in the Non-West

Matthew T Johnson (Editor), Saloni Kapur, Simon Mabon, Clara Eroukhmanoff, Mona Kanwal Sheikh, John Gledhill, Edwin Ezeokafor, Christian Kaunert, Mark Lacy, Daniel Prince, Juha A. Vuori, John Gledhill

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Abstract

The theme of the International Studies Association’s 2015 Annual Convention was‘Global International Relations and Regional Worlds’, a theme that highlighted what Acharya and Buzan (2017) refer to as‘the American and Western dominance of[International Relations]’. Acharya and Buzan’s(2017) contention is that whereas International Relations (IR) continues to refer to Western theoretical approaches and history, the world is moving into a phase in which Western dominance is on the decline,suggesting that it is time for IR to incorporate not just non-Western ideas and histories,but also a more holistic, global understanding of IR. At the same time, Acharya and Buzan (2017) argue that their advocacy of a Global IR accepts the mainstream theories of IR, but challenges them‘to accept the ideas, experiences and insights from the non-Western world’and‘expects them to give due recognition to the places, roles, and contributions of non-Western peoples and societies’.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-156
Number of pages156
Volume8
No.1
Specialist publicationGlobal Discourse
PublisherBristol University Press
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

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