Alternatives: Global, Local, Political

Alternatives: Global, Local, Political is a magazine specializing in Politics topics.

Articles from Vol. 35, No. 2, April-June

Parity of Esteem: A Conceptual Approach to the Northern Ireland Conflict
This article applies a method of conceptual analysis to understand peace processes in a divided society. Through the analysis of the concept of parity of esteem, this article examines some neglected dimensions of conflict studies, including politicizations...
Reassessing the Crisis: Ecology and Liberal International Relations
Geopolitics has long been associated with material factors, but theories of international relations continue to evade questions about ecological degradation and declining natural resources. One important point of intersection is the relationship between...
Rwanda Revisualized: Genocide, Photography, and the Era of the Witness
Engaging with the literature on visual representations of human suffering, being a witness, and trauma, this article discusses visual representations of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, and especially the art photography of Alfredo Jaar, Robert Lyons,...
The Artist and the Terrorist, or the Paintable and the Unpaintable: Gerhard Richter and the Baader-Meinhof Group
This article is offered as a small demonstration of what art has to say about terror and violence. It focuses on the German artist Gerhard Richter and his cycle of paintings on the life and death of the homegrown terrorists of the Baader-Meinhof group,...
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