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In celebration of ISA 2018, we invite you to explore the latest research, news and events from SAGE Politics & International Relations page. Stop by booths #710-712; 709-711-713; and 714 to find the SAGE, CQ Press and Millennium journal stands.

Whether you are attending ISA or not, bookmark this page today to find the latest news, events and free content across SAGE Publishing's fantastic portfolio of books, journals and digital products.

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News and Announcements

Events at ISA

  • Join Cooperation and Conflict at these panel sessions at the ISA Conference:

    Friday, April 6, 10:30 AM-12:15 PM | FB74: The Micropolitics of IR: Everyday Aspects of Global Politics | Nob Hill 3, Hilton San Francisco Union Square

    Friday, April 6, 1:45 PM-3:30 PM | FC74: Everyday IR: From Distant Abstractions to Situated Knowledge | Nob Hill 3, Hilton San Francisco Union Square

  • Friday, April 6, 8:15 AM - 10:00 AM | FA08: Processes Development Aid, Effectiveness, and Inequalities in Conflict-Affected Societies

    Chaired by Henrik Urdal (Director at the Peace Research Institute Oslo), with contributions from Gudrun Østby (Editor, Journal of Peace Research) and Alex Braithwaite (Editorial Committee, Journal of Peace Research)

  • Friday, April 6, 8:15 AM - 10:00 AM | FA25: Food, Water, and (Ethnic) Civil Conflict

    With contributions from Journal of Peace Research Editorial Committee members Ole Magnus Theisen, and Associate Editor, Halvard Buhaug.

  • Two panels on Lewis F Richardson convened by former Journal of Peace Research Editor, Nils Petter Gleditsch:

    Saturday, April 7, 8:15 AM - 10:00 AM | SA11: The intellectual legacy of Lewis F Richardson I: Models of arms races and beyond

    Saturday, April 7, 13:45 - 15:30 | SC03: The intellectual legacy of Lewis F Richardson II: Power laws, entropy, and statistical tests

    The full program and the papers can be downloaded here.

  • Visit the booth for an author meet & greet with Harry I. Chernotsky and Heidi H. Hobbs!

    Thursday, April 5th 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | CQ Press / SAGE booth

    Meet the author team, enjoy complementary refreshments, T-shirt giveaway

Journal Articles of Interest






Journal Special Issues

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International Political Science Review

The International Political Science Review (IPSR) is pleased to present a special collection of articles, previously published in IPSR since 2012, on the theme of the 25th IPSA World Congress - Borders and Margins.

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Millennium: Journal of International Studies

This collection of articles has been put together by the editors of volume 47 of Millennium to coincide with the 2018 Annual Millennium Conference, entitiled Revolution and Resistance in World Politics.

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Security Dialogue

This Special Issue of Security Dialogue entitled ‘Militarism and security: Dialogue, possibilities and limits’ (Volume 49, Issue 1-2, February-April 2018), asks how we are to understand the relationship between security and militarism, both as analytical tools and as objects of analysis.

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Journal of Peace Research

Browse Journal of Peace Research special issues, covering topics such as Socialization and Violence (September 2017), and Forecasting Peace Research (March 2017).

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Security Dialogue

On the 20th anniversary of the publication of Security: A New Framework for Analysis, this Virtual Special Issue of Security Dialogue, edited and introduced by Mark B Salter, provides an opportunity for reflection and reconsideration by drawing attention to some of the interesting, provocative and innovative pieces published in the journal on security theory.

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Political Studies 

Political Studies

Read Political Studies’ virtual special issue on democracy and citizenship: Theory and Practice.

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Journal of Peace Research

Read the March 2018 Journal of Peace Research special issue on new findings from conflict archives, guest edited by Laia Balcells and Christopher M Sullivan.

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Conflict Management and Peace Studies

Find out more about Conflict Management and Peace Studies’ special issue on Experimentation in Conflict and Peace Studies.

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Journal of Peace Research

Read the prize-winning papers of the Journal of Peace Research 2017 article awards: The Nils Petter Gleditsch Article of the Year Award and the Best Visualization Award. Also read the Uppsala Conflict Data Program Annual Special Data Features.

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Books & Reference Titles


International Relations Theory

International Relations Theory by Luke Sloan and Anabel Quan-Haase



The Next Public Administration

The Next Public Administration by B Guy Peters and Jon Pierre


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With content types designed to fit a variety of learning needs, the Politics & International Relations Collection contains around 130 hours of video that reinforce course fundamentals, introduce new perspectives and bring theory to life with in-practice examples. Case study videos will focus in on real world issues, such as the NATO Intervention in Kosovo or the Islamic State, to encourage students to apply theory to practice and reflect on the matters raised.


SAGE Research Methods

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Featured Journals

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Journal of International Political Theory




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Media, War & Conflict


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Asian and Pacific Migration Journal


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Politcs, Philosophy & Economics