A list of PPWG participant and related publications, associated with poststructuralism and world politics, can be found below. To add a publication to this list, post it to our mailing list.


Ní Mhurchú, A. (2015) Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Ansems de Vries, L. (2015) Re-Imagining a Politics of Life: From Governance of Order to Politics of Movement. London: Rowman & Littlefield.


Aradau, C. and Huysmans, J. (2013) ‘Critical methods in international relations: the politics of techniques, devices and acts’ European Journal of International Relations.

Brighton, S. (2013) ‘War/truth: Foucault, Heraclitus and the dominion of force’ Cambridge Review of International Affairs 26 (4)

Edkins , J. and Kear, A. (2013) International Politics and Performance: Critical Aesthetics and Creative Practice. London: Routledge.

Guillaume, X. and Huysmans, J. (2013) Citizenship and Security: The Constitution of Political Being. Abingdon: Routledge.

Lisle, D. (2013) ‘Frontline Leisure: Securitizing Tourism in the War on Terror’ Security Dialogue, 44 (2): 127-146.

Salter, M. (2013) ‘Tracing the Financial-Security Apparatus’ Political Geography 52-60.

Salter, M. (2013) ‘Make move and let stop: Mobility and the Assembly of Circulation’ Mobilities 8 (1): 7-19.


Ahall, L. (2012) ‘Motherhood, myth and gendered agency in political violence’ International Feminist Journal of Politics 14 (1): 103-120.

Ahall, L. (2012) ‘The writing of heroines: motherhood and female agency in political violence’ Security Dialogue 43 (4): 284-303.

Ahall, L. and Shepherd, L. (2012) Gender, Agency and Political Violence. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Closs Stephens, A. & Squire, V. (2012) ‘Citizenship without community?’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 30 (3): 434-436.

McSorley, K. (2012) ‘Helmetcams, militarized sensation and ‘Somatic War’ Journal of War and Cultural Studies 5 (1): 47-58

McSorley, K. and Maltby, S. (2012) ‘War and the body: cultural and military practices’ Journal of War and Cultural Studies5 (1): 3-6

Walters, W. (2012) Governmentality: Critical Encounters. Abingdon/New York: Routledge.

Weldes, J. and Rowley, C. (2012) ‘The evolution of international security studies and the everyday: Suggestions from the Buffyverse’ Security Dialogue 43 (6): 513-530.

Zehfuss, M. (2012) ‘Contemporary Western War and the Idea of Humanity’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space.

Zehfuss, M. (2012) ‘Culturally Sensitive War? The Human Terrain System and the Seduction of Ethics’ Security Dialogue 43 (2).


Aradau, C and van Munster, R. (2011) Politics of Catastrophe: genealogies of the unknown. London: Routledge.

Barder, A. and Debrix, F. (2011) Beyond Biopolitics? Theory, Violence, and Horror. London: Routledge.

Bigo, D. and Emmanuel, G. (2011) ‘Northern Ireland as Metaphor. Exception, Suspicion and Radicalization in the War against Terrorism’ Security Dialogue 42 (6): 483-498.

Brighton, S. (2011) ‘Three propositions on the phenomenology of war’ International Political Sociology 5 (1): 101-105.

Closs Stephens, A. (2011) ‘Beyond Imaginative Geographies? Critique, Co-optation and Imagination in the Aftermath of the War on Terror’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 29(2): 254 – 267

Debrix, F. (2011) ‘Rethinking Democracy’s Emergence: Toward New Spaces of Grief and Survivability’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 29 (2): 369-374.

Lacy, M. (2011) ‘Intellectuals, international relations and the constant emergency’ Third World Quarterly 32 (9): 1673-1690

Lisle, D. (2011) ‘The Surprising Detritus of Leisure: Encountering the Late Photography of War’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 29 (5): 873-890.

Mutimer, D. and Cooper, N (2011) ‘Arms Control for the 21st Century’ special issue of Contemporary Security Policy 23 (1).

Mutimer, D. (2011) ‘From Arms Control to Denuclearlisation: Governmentality and the Abolitionist Desire’ Contemporary Security Policy 32 (1): 57-75.

Weber, C. and Lacy, M.  (2011) ‘Securing by design’ Review of International Studies 37 (3): 1021-1043


Amoore, L. and Hall, A. (2010) ‘Border Theatre: On the arts of security and resistance’ Cultural Geographies 17: 299-319.

Aradau, C. (2010) ‘Security that matters: critical infrastructure and objects of protection’Security Dialogue, 41 (4): 491-514.

Bigo, D. Carerra, S. Guild, E. and Walker, RBJ. (2010) Europe’s 21st Century Challenge. London: Ashgate.

Closs Stephens, A. (2010) ‘Citizenship without community: time, design and the city’ Citizenship Studies 14(1): 31-46.

Debrix, F. (2010) ‘We Other IR Foucaultians’ International Political Sociology 4 (2): 197-199

McSorley, K. (2010) ‘The reality of war? Politics written on the body’ New Statesman.

Shapiro, M. (2010) The Time of the City: Politics, Philosophy, and Genre. Abingdon: Routledge.

Walker, RBJ. (2010) Out of Line: Boundaries, Borders, Limits. London: Routledge.

Walker, RBJ. (2010) After the Globe/Before the World. London: Routledge.


Amoore, L. (2009) ‘Lines of sight: on the visualization of unknown futures’ Citizenship Studies 13: 17-30.

Amoore, L. and Hall, A. (2009) ‘Taking people apart: digitised dissection and the body at the border’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 27: 444.

Bigo, D. (2009). ‘Immigration controls and free movement in Europe’ International Review of the Red Cross 91: 579-591.

Der Derian, J. (2009). Critical Practices in International Theory: Selected Essays. United Kingdom: Routledge.

Der Derian, J. (2009). Virtuous War: Mapping the Military-Industrial-Media-Entertainment-Network. New York: Routledge.

Dillon, M. G. & Lobo-Guerrero, L. (2009) ‘The Biopolitical Imaginary of Species-being’ Theory, Culture and Society 26 (1); 1-23.

Dillon, M. G. & Reid, J. (2009) The Liberal Way of War: Killing to Make Life Live. London: Routledge.

Pin-Fat, V. (2009) Universality, Ethics and International Relations. London: Routledge.

Vaughan-Williams, N. (2009) Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power. Edinburgh University Press.

Vaughan-Williams, N. (2009) ‘The Generalised Biopolitical Border? Re-conceptualising the Limits of Sovereign Power’ Review of International Studies, 35(4): 729-749.


Amoore, L. (2008) ‘Foucault against the grain’ International Political Sociology 2: 274-276.

Aradau, C. (2008) Rethinking Trafficking in Women. Politics out of Security. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Closs Stephens, A. and Vaughan-Williams, N. (2008). ‘Terrorism and the Politics of Response’ Critical Terrorism Studies. London and New York: Routledge.

Coward, M. (2008) Urbicide: The Politics of Urban Destruction. London: Routledge.

Debrix, F. (2008) Tabloid Terror: War, Culture and Geopolitics. New York: Routledge.

Der Derian, J. (2008) ‘Critical Encounters in International Relations’ International Social Science Journal, 59 (191): 69-73.

Edkins, J. (2008) ‘Biopolitics, communication and global governance’ Review of International Studies, Vol 34 (1): 211-232.

Dillon, M. G. & Neal, A. (2008) Foucault on Politics, Security and War. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Weber, C. (2008) ‘Popular visual language as global communication: the remediation of United Airlines flight 93’ Review of International Studies, 34 (S1): 137-153.

Weldes, J. and Laffey, M. (2008) ‘Decolonizing the Cuban Missile Crisis’ International Studies Quarterly 52 (3): 555 – 577.


Bigo, D. and Walker, R.B.J. (2007) ‘Political Sociology and the Problem of the International’ Millennium Journal of International Studies 35 (3): 725-739.

Brighton, S. (2007) ‘British Muslims, multiculturalism and UK foreign policy: ‘integration’ and ‘cohesion’ in and beyond the state’ International Affairs 83 (1): 1-17.

Weldes, J. and Squires, J. (2007) ‘Beyond being Marginal: Gender and International Relations in Britain’ British Journal of Politics and International Relations 9 (2):185 – 203.

Zehfuss, M. (2007) Wounds of Memory: The Politics of War in Germany. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Zehfuss, M. (2007) ‘Subjectivity and Vulnerability: On the War with Iraq’ International Politics 44 (1): 58-71.


Coward, M. (2006) ‘International Relations in the Post-Globalisation Era’ Politics, 26 (1) 54-61.

Huysmans, J. (2006) The politics of insecurity: Fear, migration and asylum in the EU. Abingdon: Routledge.

Huysmans, J. (2006) ‘International politics of exception: competing visions of international political order between law and politics’ Alternatives: global, local, political 31 (2): 135-165.

Lisle, D. (2006) The Global Politics of Contemporary Travel Writing. Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press.

Shapiro, M. (2006) Deforming American Political Though: Ethnicity, Facticity and Genre. Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky.

Walters, W. (2006) ‘Border/Control’ European Journal of Social Theory 9 (2): 187-204


Coward M. (2005) ‘The Globalisation Of Enclosure: Interrogating The Geopolitics Of Empire’ Third World Quarterly, 26 (6): 855-871.

Coward, M. (2005) ‘The Imperial Character of the Contemporary World Order’ Theory & Event, 8:1.

Edkins, J. and Pin-Fat, V. (2005) ‘Through the wire: Relations of power and relations of violence’ Millennium Journal of International Studies 34 (1): 1-24.

Edkins, J. and Zehfuss, M. (2005) ‘Generalising the International’ Review of International Studies 31 (3): 451-472.

Lacy, M. J. (2005) Security and Climate Change: International Relations and the Limits of Realism. Abingdon: Routledge.

Shapiro, M. (2005) ‘Every Move You Make: Bodies, Surveillance, and Media’ Social Text 23 (2 83): 21-34.

Vaughan-Williams, N. (2005) ‘International Relations and the ‘Problem of History’ Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 34(1): 115-136.

Zehfuss, M. (2005) ‘Remembering to Forgive? The ‘War on Terror’ in a ‘Dialogue’ between German and US Intellectual’ International Relations 19 (1): 95-106.


Edkins, J. Pin-Fat, V. and Shapiro, M. (2004) Sovereign Lives: Power in Global Politics. New York: Routledge.

Huysmans, J. (2004) ‘A Foucaultian view on spill-over: freedom and security in the EU’ Journal of International Relations and Development, 7 (3): 294-318.

Lisle, D. (2004) ’Gazing at Ground Zero: Tourism, Voyeurism and Spectacle’ Journal for Cultural Research, Vol. 8 (1): 3-21 (special issue edited by Debbie Lisle).

Walters, W. (2004) ‘Secure Borders, Safe Haven, Domopolitics’ Citizenship Studies 8 (3): 237-260.


Lacy, M. (2003) ‘War, Cinema and Moral Anxiety’ Alternatives: Global, Local, Political 28 (5): 611-636.

Salter, M. (2003) Rights of Passage: The Passport in International Relations. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner.


Amoore, L. (2002) Globalisation contested: An international political economy of work. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Finlayson, A and Valentine, J. (2002) Politics and post-structuralism: an introduction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Salter, M (2002) Barbarians and Civilization in International Relations. London: Pluto Press.


Shapiro, M. (2001) For Moral Ambiguity: National Culture and the Politics of the Family. Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press.


Mutimer, D. (2000) The Weapon State: Proliferation and the Framing of Security. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Pin-Fat, V. (2000) ‘(Im)possible universalism: Reading human rights in world politics’ Review of International Studies 26 (4): 663-674.


Edkins, J. (1999) Poststructuralism and International Relations: Bringing the Political Back In. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner.

Edkins, J, Persram, N. and Pin-Fat, V. (1999) Sovereignty and Subjectivity. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner.

Shapiro, M. (1999) ‘Globalization and the Politics of Discourse’ Social Text Vol. 17 (3).

Campbell, D. (1998) National Deconstruction: Violence, Identity and Justice in Bosnia. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Campbell, D. (1998) ‘Why Fight: Humanitarianism, Principles and Poststructuralism’ Millennium: Journal of International Studies 27:3 pp. 497-521.

Campbell, D. (1998) Writing Security: United States Foreign Policy and the Politics of Identity, revised edition. Minneapolis/Manchester: University of Minnesota Press/Manchester University Press.

Walker, RBJ. (1998) One World, Many Worlds: Struggles For A Just World Peace. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner.

Shapiro, M. (1997) ‘Narrating the nation, unwelcoming the stranger: anti-immigration policy in contemporary “America”’ Alternatives 22 (1): 1-34.

Campbell, D. (1993) Politics Without Principle: Sovereignty, Ethics and the Narratives of the Gulf War. Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers

Walker, RBJ. (1993) Inside/Outside: International Relations as Political Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Campbell, D. and George, J. (1990) ‘Patterns of Dissent and the Celebration of Difference: Critical Social Theory and International Relations’ International Studies Quarterly 34 pp. 269-93.


Shapiro, M. (1984) ‘Literary Production as a Politicizing Practice’ Political Theory. Vol. 12, (3): 387-422.