• Institutional Change and the New European Politics: The European Community, European Political Cooperation and the Western European Union 

      Mutimer, David (YCISS, 1990)
      The object of this paper is to examine a small section of these political questions. There are several pressures building for a more united and independent Western Europe. The market completion will almost certainly result ...
    • Completing Europe's Internal Market: Implications for Canadian Policy 

      Mutimer, David (YCISS, 1990-03)
      The 1992 project in Europe promises to be one of the most significant developments of the contemporary international political economy, and Canadians need to be ready to meet the challenges and opportunities it presents. ...
    • A Survey of Game Theory Models on Peace and War 

      O'Neill, Barry (YCISS, 1990-03)
      This paper will present a survey of game theoretical applications to peace and war relevant to the continuing debate on the theory's place. (Some contributions are by Deutsch, 1954, 1968; Waltz, 1959; Quandt, 1961; Snyder, ...
    • A Survey of Military Cooperation among ASEAN States: Bilateralism or Alliance? 

      Acharya, Amitav (YCISS, 1990-05)
      The question of whether a military/security arrangement binding the ASEAN states, if it is to take place, should be constructed within or outside the formal framework of ASEAN itself remains an open and thorny issue. But ...
    • The Future of Strategy 

      Williams, Michael C. (YCISS, 1991-01)
      The ontological claims which provide the very content of Third Wave strategic thinking, and its self-defining opposition to the forms of analysis which dominated the preceding Second Wave, bring it into contradiction with ...
    • The Reflexive Turn and International Relations Theory 

      Neufeld, Mark (YCISS, 1991-01)
      The paper examines the prospects for the development of theoretically reflexive theory in the discipline of international relations. First, the issue of theoretical reflexivity is discussed in terms of the "reflexive turn" ...
    • The Social Origins of the Iran-Iraq War 

      Workman, Thom (YCISS, 1991-03)
      This paper calls attention to the social costs of the war through an exploration of its social foundations. The Iran-Iraq war was largely engendered through the play of indigenous social forces. External actors had little ...
    • Global Communications and Culture: Implications for International Security 

      Bell, David V.J. (YCISS, 1991-03)
      A paper with this `modest' title poses daunting problems for research and analysis. The Conference organizers specified in some detail the questions they wanted addressed, namely: (a) to assess the current debate on whether ...
    • Why a Good Verification System Can Give Ambiguous Evidence 

      O'Neill, Barry (YCISS, 1991-04)
      The recent debate on ambiguity provides lessons for future arms control verification. American officials sought verification systems that returned unambiguous evidence about Soviet compliance, but a simple model of ...
    • Reading Between the Matrices: Conflicting Strategies in The Strategy of Conflict 

      Edwards Abbey, Ruth (YCISS, 1991-04)
      Thomas Schelling is one of the first writers to apply game theory to the study of international relations and his 1960 work, The Strategy of Conflict, is the first book in which he does this. As such, this work is a seminal ...
    • The "Modern" State in the Middle East: The Need for a Human Face 

      Ben-Dor, Gabriel (YCISS, 1993-06)
      In my original formulation, I warned against two salient dangers to the state in the region. On the one hand, I felt that a state captivated by a particularistic social force and harnessed to its own radical purposes would ...
    • Peacekeeping and the Politics of Postmodernity 

      Williams, Michael C. (YCISS, 1993-11)
      This paper attempts to explicate in a cursory fashion the ways in which theories of peacekeeping are embedded in a much broader set of assumptions about the nature of domestic politics and international relations. These ...
    • Amplifying the Social Dimensions of Security 

      Workman, Thom (YCISS, 1993-11)
      Initially, a group of scholars began to systematically redefine the concept of security in a manner that directed attention towards the limited opportunity that "military" responses offered to "security" problems. Their ...
    • Passing Judgement: Credit Rating Processes as Regulatory Mechanisms of Governance in the Emerging World Order 

      Sinclair, Timothy J. (YCISS, 1993-11)
      This paper argues that certain knowledge-producing institutions located in the American financial industry - debt-security or bond rating agencies - are significant forces in the creation and extension of the new, open ...
    • Middle Eastern States in the Global Military Order 

      Krause, Keith (YCISS, 1994-02)
      More than three-quarters of the weapons traded since 1970 have gone to the developing world, but there are few studies or rudimentary comparative theories that make sense of this process from the recipient state's perspective. ...
    • Redefining International Peace and Security? The Discourses and Practices of Multilateral Security Activity 

      Krause, Keith (YCISS, 1994-03)
      This paper attempts to make a modest contribution to building a research agenda in two ways. It is organized around three "optics" (or logics) of "international peace and security," which serve as a basis for organizing ...
    • Gender and International Relations: A Selected Historical Bibliography 

      Boutin, J.D. Kenneth (YCISS, 1994-03)
      This bibliography is intended to provide a comprehensive reference source for materials which address the question of gender in the study of International Relations, or which employ gender in the analysis of questions ...
    • Reimagining Security: The Metaphors of Proliferation 

      Mutimer, David (YCISS, 1994-08)
      'Proliferation' appears to have been developed as a central image in the new international security agenda in the time between Krauthammer's article and the recent NATO summit. The spur to the construction of this image ...
    • Security and Self Reflections of a Fallen Realist 

      Booth, Ken (YCISS, 1994-10)
      Personal experience has always been an explicit feature of feminist theorising. Making sense of one's own life has been seen as a way of making sense of the lives of others. The personal, the political, and the international ...
    • Discourses of War: Security and the Case of Yugoslavia 

      Crawford, Beverly; Lipschutz, Ronnie D. (YCISS, 1994-12)
      The agonizing war in the former Yugoslavia, the interminable parlays about what to do, the innumerable threats made and peace plans offered, retracted and made again have all served to highlight the process by which Western ...