The first Special Section is on Intersectionality and Political Science Research. The second Special Section is on Resurrecting IR Theory. The third Special Section is on Teaching Africa and International Studies. This covers a range of interesting topics from teaching African Studies in South Africa and using popular culture to address Africa’s “Fake Proximity” to global sexuality politics and intersectionality in the European Union. This issue also highlights Politics commitment to Learning and Teaching in Politics and International Relations, as well the popularity of the journal as a destination for Special Issues and Special Sections.
The full list of articles for Politics 36 (4) is:
Special Section: Intersectionality and Political Science Research
Guest Edited by Silvia Erzeel (Université catholique de Louvain; University of Antwerp) and Liza Mügge (University of Amsterdam)
- Silvia Erzeel and Liza Mügge
“Introduction: Intersectionality in European political science research“
- Eline Severs, Karen Celis, and Silvia Erzeel
“Power, privilege and disadvantage: Intersectionality theory and political representation“
- Lenita Freidenvall
“Intersectionality and candidate selection in Sweden“
- Emanuela Lombardo and Lise Rolandsen Agustín “Intersectionality in European Union policymaking: the case of gender-based violence” – read the blog here!
- Marie Laperrière and Eléonore Lépinard
“Intersectionality as a tool for social movements: Strategies of inclusion and representation in the Québécois women’s movement“
Special Section: Resurrecting IR Theory
Guest Edited by Kyle Grayson (Newcastle University, UK), Martin Coward (The University of Manchester), and Robert Oprisko (Independent Scholar)
- Kyle Grayson, Martin Coward, and Robert Oprisko
“Resurrecting IR theory: Editors’ introduction to a special section“
- Anthony J. Langlois
“International Relations Theory and Global Sexuality Politics” – read the blog here!
- Steven C Roach
“Affective values in international relations: Theorizing emotional actions and the value of resilience“
- Aleš Karmazin
“Rethinking the individual through Chinese ontology: Implications for International Relations theory and humanitarian intervention” – read the blog here!
- Justin Mueller
“Temporality, sovereignty, and imperialism: When is imperialism?” – read the blog here!
Special Section: Teaching Africa and International Studies
Guest Edited by Julia Gallagher (Royal Holloway, University of London)
- Julia Gallagher, Carl Death, Meera Sabaratnam, and Karen Smith
“Teaching Africa and international studies: Forum introduction“
- Amy Niang
“The imperative of African perspectives on International Relations (IR)“
- Sally Matthews
“Reﬂections on Teaching Africa in South Africa” – read the blog here!
- Laura Routley
“Teaching Africa, presenting, representing and the importance of who is in the classroom” – read the blog here!
- Marie V. Gibert
“Using Elements of Popular Culture to Teach Africa’s International Relations” – read the blog here!
- Maria Ambrozy and David Harris
“Learning in the Palaver Hut: The ‘Africa Study Visit’ as teaching tool“
For those interested in intersectionality, Emanuela Lombardo and Lise Rolandsen Agustín’s article, “Intersectionality in European Union policymaking: the case of gender-based violence“, and a related blog, were published recently.