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Dr. Alina Sajed contributes chapter to leading International Relations textbook

Dr. Alina Sajed contributes the chapter on Postcolonialism to the 6th edition of Theories of International Relations, edited by Richard Devetak and Jacqui True.

Aug 11, 2021

Dr. Alina Sajed contributes the chapter on Postcolonialism to the 6th edition of Theories of International Relations, edited by Richard Devetak and Jacqui True. The volume is one of the leading textbooks in the field of International Relations. In this extensively revised edition of what has long been regarded as the very best text on IR Theory, leading experts offer ways to make sense of international relations. Presenting a full range of theories, from realism, liberalism and constructivism to postcolonialism and feminism, the textbook offers an in-depth insight into the main paradigms and most cutting edge thought in International Relations.

The first section of Postcolonialism outlines the history of postcolonialism as a theoretical perspective by discussing both a few major historical landmarks associated with the rise of postcolonial thought (e.g. Bandung Conference; Non-Aligned Movement; Suez Crisis; Tricontinental Conference), and a number of prominent theoretical contributions by intellectuals who are now seen as “foundational” of postcolonial theory (e.g. Aimée Césaire, Frantz Fanon, Edward Said). The second section then examines postcolonialism’s entry into International Relations by focusing on a number of key concepts which are central to postcolonial interventions in IR: colonialism, race, and epistemic justice. The last section engages the interactions and debates between postcolonial perspectives in IR and other critical approaches in IR (e.g. poststructuralism, Marxism and feminism). The concluding section highlights the continued relevance of postcolonial perspectives in a global world.

See https://www.redglobepress.com/page/detail/Theories-of-International-Relations/?K=9781352012149