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    I'm in the middle of writing my personal statement (for Politics & International Relations), I've already got a good book or two I'm reading at the moment to include and comment on, but I'm really stuck for something to talk about for the other side (IR) as I just cant seem to find anything that I think would be appropriate/relevant.

    thanks in advance for your suggestions
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    IR is so broad, find something within the discipline that you find interesting; foreign policy, IR theory, non-state actors like terrorists. I'm reading What Terrorists Want by Louise Richardson and Terrrorism by Richsrd English at the moment and they're really good
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    My IR 101 textbooks were:
    The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations by John Baylis, Steve Smith and Patricia Owens
    Understanding International Relations by Chris Brown and Kirsten Ainley
    Theories of International Relations by Scott Burchill, Andrew Linklater, Richard Devetak and Jack Donnelly


    Not sure exactly what you are looking for but maybe that helps. If you have a particular interest/knowledge of an area of IR then you might be better of getting a book or two on that
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    What about something like: https://www.coursera.org/course/globalorder or https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/ww1-new-world-order

    It doesn't HAVE to be a book you talk about - a journal, a MOOC like above, a lecture on iTunesU or youtube, a TED talk, a radio or TV documentary.
 
 
 
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