The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs
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The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (United States)
The Fletcher Forum:
The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal of international relations established in 1975. It is managed by students at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University). It is also an online foreign policy forum with additional articles and interviews.
The journal provides interdisciplinary analysis with articles covering an array of international relations fields that include humanitarian studies, security studies, development studies, international law, international business, regional Studies, international politics, environmental studies, and diplomacy. Works in the journal have been cited in other specialized scholarly journals, books, and in policy-making.
The Fletcher Forum includes feature articles, book reviews, interviews and editorials. While the current issue is available for purchase, most articles from previous issues are individually available for download through the journal's website.
Abstracting and indexing
The journal was established in the fall of 1976 as The Fletcher Forum: A Journal of Graduate Studies in International Affairs. The director was Jeffrey A. Sheehan and the editorial board was chaired by Shashi Tharoor. The journal obtained its current name in 1989.
The journal has published some special issues, as third issues within the corresponding academic year's volume:
- Papers and presentations from a special conference held at the Fletcher School on September 30, 2004 (2005, vol. 29)
- A collection of speeches and papers presented at the conference "Non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Current Challenges and New Approaches", cosponsored by the Fletcher School and the American Academy of Diplomacy, held on October 21, 2005 (2006, vol 30)
- Commemorative issue for the 100th birthday of Edward R. Murrow (2008, vol. 32)
- Celebration of The Fletcher School's 80th anniversary (2013, vol. 37),
The volumes and their editorial board composition typically follows the academic year cycle, beginning in the fall of a year, and finishing in the summer of the following one. The following persons have been editor-in-chief:
- 1976-77 (Vol. 1): Sashi Tharoor
- 1977-78 (Vol. 2): K. Alexander Hobson
- 1978-79 (Vol. 3): K. Alexander Hobson (issue 1), Randall Roeser (issue 2)
- 1979-80 (Vol. 4): Miles A. Libbey III
- 1980-81 (Vol. 5): Robert E. Kiernan
- 1981-82 (Vol. 6): Edward W. Desmong
- 1982-83 (Vol. 7): Jeffrey D. Feltman
- 1983-84 (Vol. 8): Patricia A. Smith
- 1984-85 (Vol. 9): David M. Cooper
- 1985-86 (Vol. 10): Augusta Pipkin
- 1986-87 (Vol. 11): Sam B. Rovit
- 1987-88 (Vol. 12): David Kupferschmid
- 1988-89 (Vol. 13): Robert E. Ford
- 1989-90 (Vol. 14): Carol Hills
- 1990-91 (Vol. 15): Margaret Smith
- 1991-92 (Vol. 16): Sheila Machado
- 1992-93 (Vol. 17): Mark Terry (issue 1), Tammy Halevy, Bruce Keith
- 1993-94 (Vol. 18): Linda Head Flanagan
- 1994-95 (Vol. 19): Linda J. Maguire
- 1995-96 (Vol. 20): Jennifer Evans
- 1996-97 (Vol. 21): Sara Mason
- 1997-98 (Vol. 22): Kate Mahoney
- 1998-99 (Vol. 23): Carlisle J. Levine
- 1999-2000 (Vol. 24): Brian T. Jackson
- 2000-01 (Vol. 25): Vashti Van Wyke
- 2001-02 (Vol. 26) Daniel Langenkamp
- 2002-03 (Vol. 27): Mariya Rasner
- 2003-04 (Vol. 28): Emma Belcher
- 2004-05 (Vol. 29): Annelena Lobb
- 2005-06 (Vol. 30): Cornelia Schneider
- 2006-07 (Vol. 31): Jonathan L. K. Reiber
- 2007-08 (Vol. 32): Catherine G. Pfaffenroth
- 2008-09 (Vol. 33): Justin Ginnetti
- 2009-10 (Vol. 34): Naureen Kabir
- 2010-11 (Vol. 35): David Reidy
- 2011-12 (Vol. 36): Paul Nadeau
- 2012-13 (Vol. 37): Alexander Ely
- 2013-14 (Vol. 38): Julia Radice
- 2014-15 (Vol. 39): Christopher Maroshegyi
- 2015-16 (Vol. 40): Natalie Lam
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- Moore, David (March 2000). "Levelling the Playing Fields &Embedding Illusions: 'Post-Conflict' Discourse &Neo-Liberal 'Development' in War-Torn Africa". Review of African Political Economy (Taylor & Francis, Ltd.) 27 (83): 11–28. doi:10.1080/03056240008704430. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
- Lowood, Henry; Adams, Adams; Cutcliffe, Stephen H.; Morley, Jane; Roysdon, Christine M.; Winship, Ian (1990). "Current Bibliography in the History of Technology (1990)". Technology and Culture (The Johns Hopkins University Press and the Society for the History of Technology) 33 (Current Bibliography in the History of Technology (1990) (1992)): 1–138. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
- de Greiff, Pablo (January 1989). "International Courts and Transitions to Democracy". Public Affairs Quarterly (University of Illinois Press on behalf of North American Philosophical Publications) 12 (1): 79–99. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
- McNamara, Gerry; Vaaler, Paul M. (2000). "The Influence of Competitive Positioning and Rivalry on Emerging Market Risk Assessment". Journal of International Business Studies (Palgrave Macmillan Journals) 31 (2): 337–347. doi:10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8490910. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
- Schoenhals, Michael (September 1999). "Political Movements, Change and Stability: The Chinese Communist Party in Power". The China Quarterly (Cambridge University Press on behalf of the School of Oriental and African Studies). No. 159, Special Issue: The People's Republic of China after 50 Years: 595–605. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
- Daly, Herman; Goodland, Robert (May 1994). "An Ecological-Economic Assessment of Deregulation of International Commerce under GATT. Part I". Population and Environment (Springer) 15 (5): 395–427. doi:10.1007/bf02208320. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
- "Fletcher Forum of World Affairs". Getzville, NY: HeinOnline. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
- Fenton Cooper, Andrew (June 1992). "Like-Minded Nations and Contrasting Diplomatic Styles: Australian and Canadian Approaches to Agricultural Trade". Canadian Journal of Political Science (Canadian Political Science Association and the Société québécoise de science politique) 25 (2): 349–379. doi:10.1017/s0008423900004017. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
- MacKinnon, Michael G. (2000). The Evolution of US Peacekeeping Policy Under Clinton: A Fairweather Friend?. Great Britain: Routledge. pp. 192–193. ISBN 0-7146-4937-6. ISSN 1367-9880.
- Reader on Nuclear Nonproliferation (CIS Number: 80-S402-24; Sudoc Number: Y4.G74/9:N88/4/980 ed.). Washington DC: Committee on Governmental Affairs. Senate. December 1, 1980.
- Congressional Record (Record Id: CR-1988-0303) (Congress-Session: 100- 2 (1988 ) ed.). Washington DC: Committee on Foreign Relations. Senate. March 3, 1988. p. 3186.
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- Tharoor, Sashi; Ahlers, Theodore H., eds. (Fall 1976). The Fletcher Forum (The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy) 1 (1). Missing or empty