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Journal of International Political Theory

eISSN: 17551722 | ISSN: 17550882 | Current volume: 20 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: 3 Times/Year

The field of political theory has changed dramatically in recent years, as the international and global dimensions of contemporary life have driven political inquiry beyond its traditional domestic boundaries. The Journal of International Political Theory (JIPT) aspires to enhance the possibilities for the development and exchange of ideas regarding political theory into the realm of international and world affairs, and encourages innovative theoretical engagement with a wide array of issues including human rights, global social justice, world order, armed conflict, peace, neocolonialism, climate change, international history, and globalization.

International in coverage and broad in scope, the Journal of International Political Theory is committed to theoretical and philosophical diversity in the study of international political thought. JIPT welcomes submissions that focus on individual thinkers, particular social and political concepts (such as justice, power, equality, sovereignty, hegemony, freedom, responsibility, dialogue, and democracy), and various schools of thought (such as liberalism, feminism, cosmopolitanism, poststructuralism, realism, postcolonialism, critical theory, and comparative political theory). JIPT asks contributors to draw out the international or global implications of the theories or ideas concerned.

The Journal of International Political Theory invites submissions from diverse approaches across disciplines including political theory, philosophy, international relations, legal studies, the history of ideas, sociology, and cultural studies. Through a rigorous process of initial editorial screening and subsequent double-blind external peer review, JIPT publishes theoretically guided articles and thematic symposia contributing to the burgeoning scholarship on international political theory.

The Journal of International Political Theory (JIPT) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed forum to explore international and global politics from a range of theoretical and philosophical perspectives. The journal welcomes approaches that are historical, analytical, comparative and normative, and it provides a common venue for scholars across the social sciences and humanities seeking to advance a new generation of thinking on the breadth of interests concerning international political theory.

Anthony F Lang, Jr University of St Andrews, UK
Founding Editor
Patrick Hayden University of St Andrews, UK
Associate Editor
Natasha Saunders University of St Andrews, UK
Editorial Board
William Bain National University of Singapore, Singapore
Richard Beardsworth University of Leeds, UK
Garrett Wallace Brown University of Leeds, UK
Jean Cohen Columbia University, New York, USA
Toni Erskine Australian National University, Australia
Antonio Franceschet University of Calgary, Canada
Harry Gould Florida International University, USA
Ayten Gündogdu Barnard College-Columbia University
Kimberly Hutchings Queen Mary University of London, UK
Beate Jahn University of Sussex, United Kingdom
Sungmoon Kim City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tarik Kochi University of Sussex, UK
Catherine Lu McGill University, Canada
Thaddeus Metz University of Pretoria, South Africa
Jeanne Moorefield Oxford University, UK
Peter Niesen University of Hamburg, Germany
Lars Rensmann University of Passau, Germany
Fiona Robinson Carleton University, Canada
William Scheuerman University of Indiana, USA
Kate Schick Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington
Robbie Shilliam Johns Hopkins University, USA
Gabriella Slomp University of St Andrews, UK
Brent J. Steele University of Utah, USA
Atsuko Watanabe Kanazawa University, Japan
Jennifer Welsh McGill University, Canada
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