Prof. Dr. Gunther Hellmann

Professur für Politikwissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt deutsche und europäische Außenpolitik

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The Transformation of Foreign Policy

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The Transformation of Foreign Policy

The Transformation of Foreign Policy. Drawing and Managing Boundaries from Antiquity to the Present

edited by Gunther Hellmann, Andreas Fahrmeir and Miloš Vec

The study of foreign policy is usually concerned with the interaction of states, and thus with governance structures which emerged either with the so-called 'Westphalian system' or in the course of the 18th century: diplomacy and international law. As a result, examining foreign policy in earlier periods involves conceptual and terminological difficulties, which echo current debates on 'post-national' foreign policy actors like the European Union or global cities. This volume argues that a novel understanding of what constitutes foreign policy may offer a way out of this problem. It considers foreign policy as the outcome of processes that make some boundaries different from others, and set those that separate communities in an internal space apart from those that mark foreignness. The creation of such boundaries, which can be observed at all times, designates specific actors - which can be, but do not have to be, 'states' - as capable of engaging in foreign policy. As such boundaries are likely to be contested, they are unlikely to provide either a single or a simple distinction between 'insides' and 'outsides'. In this view, multiple layers of foreign-policy actors with different characteristics appear less as a modern development and more as a perennial aspect of foreign policy. In a broad perspective stretching from early Greek polities to present-day global cities, the volume offers a theoretical and empirical presentation of this concept by political scientists, jurists, and historians.

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Theorizing Foreign Policy

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Theorizing Foreign Policy

Theorizing Foreign Policy in a Globalized World

edited by Gunther Hellmann and Knud Erik Jorgensen

In an increasingly globalized world, the classic images of foreign policy as a political practice conducted by sovereign states has become increasingly inadequate. However, rather than tackling the transformation of foreign policy as a process of both scholarly and immediate political interest, foreign policy analysis and International Relations theory have become separate fields of study over the past decades, co-existing in a state of mutual and more or less benign neglect. InTheorizing Foreign Policy in a Globalized World, prominent authors address this issue, offering solutions to the analytical deadlock that are both provocative and innovative.

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Human Beings in IR

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Human Beings in IR

Human Beings in International Relations

edited by Daniel Jacobi and Annette Freyberg-Inan

Since the 1980s, the discipline of international relations has seen a series of disputes over its foundations. However, there has been one core concept that, while addressed in various guises, had never been explicitly and systematically engaged with in these debates: the human. This volume is the first to comprehensively address the topic of the human in world politics. It comprises cutting-edge accounts by leading scholars of how the human is (or is not) theorized across the entire range of international relations theories, old and new. The authors provide a solid foundation for future debates about how, why and to which ends the human has been or must (not) be built into our theories, and systematically lay out the implications of such moves for how we come to see world politics and humanity's role within it.

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Neue Deutsche Außenpolitik

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Neue Deutsche Außenpolitik

"Früher, entschiedener und substantieller einbringen“? Die neue Debatte über Deutschlands Außenpolitik

herausgegeben von Gunther Hellmann, Daniel Jacobi und Ursula Stark Urrestarazu

"Früher, entschiedener und substantieller einbringen“ solle sich die deutsche Außenpolitik. Mit dieser Forderung befeuerte Bundespräsident Gauck auf der Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz 2014 die bereits bei dem Amtsantritt von Außenminister Frank-Walter Steinmeier angestoßene Debatte über die Zukunft deutscher Außenpolitik. Ob und inwiefern der so begonnene Selbstverständigungsprozess tatsächlich von einer „neuen“ deutschen Außenpolitik zeugt, wird in diesem Band aus verschiedenen Perspektiven beleuchtet. Autoren aus dem politischen und akademischen Kontext diskutieren diese Frage sowohl im Hinblick auf grundlegende begriffliche Spannungsverhältnisse des Diskurses, dem historischen und gesellschaftlichen Fundament, als auch bezüglich der grundlegenden außenpolitischen Instrumente und Ziele deutscher Außenpolitik.

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