Recent Submissions

  • Cultures of Border Control: Europe and the Building of the Common External Frontiers 

    Zaiotti, Ruben. 2004. "Cultures of Border Control: Europe and the Building of the Common External Frontiers." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association.
    A major development in European politics since the fall of the Berlin wall has been the abolition of national borders and the establishment of the right of free movement of people within the continent. The lifting of ...
  • Performing the myth of Schengen: Europe and the rituals of post national territoriality 

    Zaiotti, Ruben. 2008. "Performing the myth of Schengen: Europe and the rituals of post national territoriality." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1-25.
    European Union officials and policy-makers have hailed Europe's border control regime ('Schengen') as the epitome of "freedom, security, and European success". By formulating and reproducing this narrative about Schengen, ...
  • Europe, North America and ‘Internal’ Security: Towards a New Transatlantic Community? 

    Zaiotti, Ruben. 2009. "Europe, North America and ‘Internal’ Security: Towards a New Transatlantic Community?." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1.
    The terrorist attacks on American and European soil, together with the perceived increase in cross-border illegal activities such as drug trafficking and human smuggling, have put ‘internal’ security at the top ...
  • Transatlantic Journeys: Practicing Homeland Security from North America to Europe (and Back) 

    Zaiotti, Ruben. 2010. "Transatlantic Journeys: Practicing Homeland Security from North America to Europe (and Back)." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1.
    The goal of this paper is to examine one dimension of the ongoing transatlantic homeland security (THS) cooperation which has not been fully explored in the existing literature, namely the implications of this partnership ...
  • Revisiting Schengen: Europe and the Emergence of a New Culture of Border Control 

    Zaiotti, Ruben. 2005. "Revisiting Schengen: Europe and the Emergence of a New Culture of Border Control." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1-49.
    In the last decade, in concomitance with the abolition of national border controls across the region and the creation of new common external frontiers around the continent's edges, an 'intensive transgovernmental' system ...
  • Of Friends and Fences: Europe's Neighbourhood Policy and the 'Gated Community Syndrome' 

    Zaiotti, Ruben. 2006. "Of Friends and Fences: Europe's Neighbourhood Policy and the 'Gated Community Syndrome'." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1.
    Security is a central aspect of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), the European Union's new initiative towards its 'near abroad'. Security defines the ENP's ultimate goal (the achievement of peace and stability across ...
  • Pragmaticist explorations: Pierce, the logic of discovery and world politics 

    Zaiotti, Ruben. 2007. "Pragmaticist explorations: Pierce, the logic of discovery and world politics." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1-36.
    The philosophical tradition of Pragmatism has recently entered the fray of International Relations (IR) debates. Pragmatism has so far been mainly employed in meta-theoretical discussions over the foundations of the ...
  • Fostering Canadians' Role in Public Policy: A Strategy for Institutionalizing Public Involvement in Policy 

    Aucoin, Peter, and Lori Turnbull. 2006. Fostering Canadians' Role in Public Policy: A Strategy for Institutionalizing Public Involvement in Policy. Canadian Policy Research Networks, Inc./Reseaux Canadiens de Recherche en Politiques Publiques.
    The arguments for engaging Canadians at all stages of the policy process are clear and overwhelming. Citizens demand a more meaningful role in policy development. Engagement is a powerful antidote to voter disaffection ...
  • Atlantic Canada: Forgotten periphery in an endangered confederation? 

    Finbow, R.. 1995. "Atlantic Canada: Forgotten periphery in an endangered confederation?." In , 80. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press.
    No abstract available.
  • Would you/Could you run? Interviews with Non-metropolitan Women Leaders in Canada 

    Carbert, Louise. 2008. "Would you/Could you run? Interviews with Non-metropolitan Women Leaders in Canada." Conference Papers -- American Political Science Association: 1-16.
    The article examines the election of women leaders outside big cities and within metropolitan areas in Canada. It cites previous studies by David Niven, Kira Sanbonmatsu, as well as by Jennifer Lawless and Richard Fox, on ...
  • National Identity, Regional Community, and the 'Deeper Integration' Debate in Canada 

    Bow, Brian. 2008. "National Identity, Regional Community, and the 'Deeper Integration' Debate in Canada." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1-40.
    One of the most distinctive features of the Canadian nation-building project is the way that it has tended to define itself in terms of separation from, and opposition to, the United States. This "not-America" reflex has ...
  • Partisanship in Canada-US Relations: Defence and Security Cooperation since 1945 

    Bow, Brian. 2008. "Partisanship in Canada-US Relations: Defence and Security Cooperation since 1945." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1-28.
    Most Canadians (and most of the Americans who pay attention) think that the party in power in Ottawa makes a big difference in Canada-US relations: The Liberals are supposed to be nationalists, who sometimes push too hard, ...
  • Power, Identity, and Special Relationships: The US-Canada and US-Mexico Relationships in Historical and Comparative Perspective 

    Bow, Brian, and Arturo Santa-Cruz. 2010. "Power, Identity, and Special Relationships: The US-Canada and US-Mexico Relationships in Historical and Comparative Perspective." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1.
    Politics in Canada and in Mexico are defined in large part by the way that they relate to the United States, and the way that the US relates to Canada and Mexico can tell us a lot about the way that the US thinks about its ...
  • North America as an Emergent Regional Security Complex 

    Bow, Brian. 2010. "North America as an Emergent Regional Security Complex." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1.
    During the Cold War, US policy-makers implicitly rejected "North America" as a relevant context for security cooperation, seeing Mexico as part of a larger "Latin American" arena and Canada as part of a "North Atlantic" ...
  • Regionalism and Anti-Regionalism in North America: The Politics of 'Us' and 'Them' 

    Bow, Brian. 2009. "Regionalism and Anti-Regionalism in North America: The Politics of 'Us' and 'Them'." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1-25.
    Most of the theory and research we have so far on mobilization and coalition-building in the political struggle over North American integration has looked at the opponents of integration, and most of that primarily in the ...
  • Canada and the crisis in Darfur: The Challenges and Contradictions of ?Norm Entrepreneurship? 

    Black, David. 2007. "Canada and the crisis in Darfur: The Challenges and Contradictions of ?Norm Entrepreneurship?." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1-27.
    During the late 1990s, largely in response to its individual as well as the world?s collective failure during the Rwandan genocide, the Canadian government became a leading advocate of the concept of human security. More ...
  • "Africa" as Serial Morality Tale in Canadian Foreign Policy 

    Black, David. 2008. ""Africa" as Serial Morality Tale in Canadian Foreign Policy." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1.
    "Africa" has always borne a heavy burden of narrative images in the colonial and post-colonial imagination. In Canada, this distant and dimly understood continent has been most commonly associated with extremes -- of ...
  • Canadian Aid to Africa: The Impulse and Implications of Reform 

    Black, David. 2006. "Canadian Aid to Africa: The Impulse and Implications of Reform." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1.
    In contrast with the 1990s, when Africa seemed destined for marginalization in Canadian foreign policy priorities, the new millennium has brought a sustained process of re-engagement with African issues and challenges. At ...
  • Canada's Links with Africa 

    Black, David. 2004. "Canada's Links with Africa." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association.
    Canada’s relations with Africa have been characterised by a self-proclaimed middle power role that seeks to promote development but without seriously interrogating the global structures of power that frame Africa’s ...
  • Canada and Peacebuilding in Africa: The Imperatives and Limits of Engagement 

    Black, David. 2009. "Canada and Peacebuilding in Africa: The Imperatives and Limits of Engagement." Conference Papers -- International Studies Association: 1.
    Throughout the post-Cold War “era of peacebuilding†, Canada (in both state and non-state manifestations) has been an active participant in various multilateral initiatives toward Africa. The level of official ...

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