International Relations Theses
Our research is focused around three broad themes: conflict, peace and security; the evolving character of global and supra-national institutions; and the interpenetration of civil societies and international relations. In addition we have major strengths in area studies which help to ground our research into these broad thematic areas. Some of this activity is carried out under the umbrella of our various research centres, some within other collaborative contexts both within and outside the university, and some by individual researchers.
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(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-21) - ThesisRowland Kenney was a British propaganda agent operating in Norway during both the First World War and the Second World War. He has been forgotten by history but the re-discovery of his private collection of materials allows ...
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-21) - ThesisWhy do some peace agreements last longer than others? The literature speaks of “spoilers”—parties excluded from the negotiations who turn to violence to undermine the agreement—and identifies the risk that opposition groups ...
The dynamics of the terrorist state : a comparative analysis of the effect of policy decisions and structural factors upon the shape of state terrorism (University of St Andrews, 1999) - ThesisThis study employs Alexander George's 'structured, focused comparison' methodology for small-N comparative analysis, in an attempt to address some of the gaps in the theoretical literature on state terrorism. An examination ...
Understanding small infantry unit behaviour and cohesion : the case of the Scots Guards and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise’s) in Northern Ireland, 1971-1972 (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-21) - Thesis
Cultural encounters in a global age : knowledge, alterity and the world in Mexico-China relations (1972-2012) (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-21) - ThesisMexico and China established official diplomatic relations in 1972. Since then, their mutual economic, political and social links have been developed in an unprecedented way. However, from the perspective of International ...