Race and International Relations: Introduction

  • Citation: Bell, Duncan. "Race and international relations: introduction." Cambridge Review of International Affairs 26.1 (2013): 1-4.
    • Topics:
    • Human Rights
    • Keywords:
    • race
    • social Darwinism
    • eugenics
    • racial difference in global politics

Questions of race and racism have haunted the imagination of international relations (IR) since its inception. The essays in this special section probe assorted dimensions of the story, elucidating important though often overlooked ways in which racial difference is figured in global politics.

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