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Thursday Morning Linkage

December 6, 2012

And also:

  • A nice piece by Erik Voeten contextualizing the implications of the Senate rejection of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. And by “contextualizes” I mean places it within the IR literature. Peter Sprio, for his part, describes it as a victory for the sovereignists and discusses next steps.
  • If you haven’t read it, you really should look at Brian Rathbun’s piece (here at the Duck) on the trajectory of academic international-relations scholarship. I’m disappointed at the lack of discussion. 
  • Also, if you’re not reading the Disorder of Things’ symposium on Open Access… then you should be.  
  • I forgot to mention that I was on a MuggleNet Academia Podcast courtesy of the awesome John Granger.
  • BLTN: Taylor Favrel examines the future of PRC foreign policy.
  • I hope to have a status report on the OAISes later today. 

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Daniel H. Nexon is a Professor at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Government and the School of Foreign Service. His academic work focuses on international-relations theory, power politics, empires and hegemony, and international order. He has also written on the relationship between popular culture and world politics.