Uranium

Uranium

  This month my new book, Uranium, was published by Polity Press, Cambridge, in their Series: Resources. Purchase from Polity :: Amazon :: The Book Depository :: Readings ‘A refreshing and highly readable analysis that takes a broad historic look at the discovery and exploitation of uranium and the moral, political and strategic questions to which its […]

Nuclear Politics: Beyond Positivism

Nuclear Politics: Beyond Positivism

Critical Studies on Security, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2016 What is it possible to say, or think, about nuclear weapons today? The answer will depend less on what you know than on who you are: on where you are situated, and on what the background rules of memory, discourse and research that shape your community’s […]

Ecological international law

Ecological international law

“Whether we consider wild weather, unprecedented Arctic melting and global temperatures, or the Great Barrier Reef, the global environment is generating alarming news. Predictions of multi-metre sea level rises, the collapse of marine biodiversity and food chains, and global warming far beyond 2℃ are equally concerning. Is our system of global environmental law and governance adequate to this crisis? Our short […]

Ethics & Global Security: the OCIS session

Ethics & Global Security: the OCIS session

Just last week my new book, Ethics & Global Security: A Cosmopolitan Approach, co-authored with Katrina Lee-Koo and Matt McDonald, was published. This happy event coincided with a panel at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies – chaired by Professor Toni Erskine (UNSW) – which heard searching commentaries on the book by Professors Robyn Eckersley […]

Security Cosmopolitanism

Attached here is a link to my new article, “Security Cosmopolitanism”, which appears in the very first issue of Critical Studies on Security, a new journal that aims, in the words of its editors, to ‘gather some of the best literature, to challenge ourselves as critical security scholars and to open and explore new avenues […]