AsPr Steven Slaughter

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor in International Relations

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Education), Monash University, 1992
Bachelor of Arts, Monash University, 1992
Graduate Diploma in Public Policy, Murdoch University, 1995
Doctorate by Research, Monash University, 2002

Biography

Dr Steven Slaughter BA (Hons) Monash, Grad.Dip. Public Policy (Murdoch), PhD (Monash) is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Deakin University, Victoria.

Before joining Deakin University in 2004 he taught at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Monash University, Melbourne University and the Australian National University. He has also taught at the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies (CDSS) in Canberra.

Stevens research focuses upon the significance of ideas, ethics and public involvement in respect to globalisation and global governance. He researches using the approaches of democratic theory - especially republican, cosmopolitan and deliberative democracy theory, International Relations/ International Political Theory and Global Political Economy.

He is particularly interested in democratic theory as it relates to globalisation and global governance, the practice and prospects of transnational civil society and public involvement in global governance, the G20 and economic diplomacy/governance, and public concerns and controversies related to global capitalism.

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Research interests

1. Democratic Theory and Global Governance: Liberal, Cosmopolitan, Deliberative and Republican theory

2. Transnational Activism and Global Politics: the actual and prospective role of NGOs and social movements in global governance

3. Global Governance and transnational policy: especially with respect to the G20 and G20 outreach/working groups

4. The Politics and Ethics of Globalisation and Neo-liberalism: public concerns about democracy and social justice with respect to global capitalism

Units taught

AIR 236 Global Capitalism and its Discontents, AIR 720 Transnational Activism and Governance, AIR 742 International Relations Theory

Professional activities

Convenor for the Governance and Security Research Stream in the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation: April 2015-

Discipline Convenor for International Relations June 2008- December 2013

Internship Coordinator (postgraduate) for International Relations October 2008- July 2010

Honours Coordinator for the School of International and Political Studies November 2005-December 2008

Publications

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2015

Global democratic theory: a critical introduction

Daniel Bray, A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2015), Cambridge, Eng., A1

book

The G20’s role in legitimating global capitalism: beyond crisis diplomacy?

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 384-398, Contemporary politics, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal

Building G20 outreach: The role of transnational policy networks in sustaining effective and legitimate summitry

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2015), Vol. 1, pp. 171-186, Global summitry, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal
2014

Crisis and democracy in the twenty-first century

A/Prof Benjamin Isakhan, A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2014), pp. 1-22, Democracy and Crisis: Democratizing Governance in the Twenty-First Century, London, England, B1

chapter

The future of democratic governance

A/Prof Benjamin Isakhan, A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2014), pp. 253-263, Democracy and Crisis: Democratizing Governance in the Twenty-First Century, London, England, B1

chapter

Transnational democratization and republican citizenship: Towards critical republicanism

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2014), Vol. 3, pp. 310-337, Global Constitutionalism, , C1

journal

WikiLeaks and the limits of representative democracy and transnational democratisation

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2014), pp. 166-185, Democracy and crisis: democratizing governance in the twenty-first century, London, Eng., B1-1

chapter
2013

The prospects of deliberative global governance in the G20: legitimacy, accountability, and public contestation

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2013), Vol. 39, pp. 71-90, Review of international studies, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

Debating the international legitimacy of the G20: global policymaking and contemporary international society

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2013), Vol. 4, pp. 43-52, Global policy, Chichester, England, C1

journal
2010

Reconsidering the state : cosmopolitanism, republicanism and global governance

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2010), pp. 183-198, Questioning cosmopolitanism, Dordrecht, New York, B1

chapter
2009

Reconsidering institutional cosmopolitanism : global poverty and the importance of the state in international political theory

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2009), Vol. 21, pp. 37-52, Global change, peace & security, London, England, C1

journal
2008

Institutionalising cosmopolitan responsibilities to the global poor : institutional cosmopolitanism, human rights and the state

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2008), pp. 1-15, OCIS 2008 : Oceanic Conference on International Studies, Brisbane, Qld., E1

conference

Reconsidering the state : cosmopolitanism, republicanism and global governance

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2008), pp. 1-9, Questioning cosmopolitanism : Second Biennial Conference of the International Global Ethics Association, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

The future of the United Nations

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2008), pp. 171-186, Global crises and risks, South Melbourne, Vic., B1

chapter
2007

Cosmopolitanism and republican citizenship

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2007), pp. 85-99, Globalisation and citizenship: the transnational challenge, Oxon, England, B1

chapter

Globalisation and Its critics

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2007), pp. 295-305, Introduction to international relations: Australian perspectives, Melbourne, Vic., B1

chapter

Introduction: globalisation and citizenship

A/Prof Steven Slaughter, Wayne Hudson

(2007), pp. 1-12, Globalisation and citizenship: the transnational challenge, Oxon, England, B1

chapter
2006

An international society - if you can keep it...

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2006), pp. -, OCIS 2006 : Proceedings of the 2nd Oceanic Conference on International Studies 2006, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference
2005

Liberty beyond neo-liberalism: a republican critique of liberal governance in a globalising age

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2005), Houndmills, England, A1

book

The republican state : an alternative foundation for global environmental governance

A/Prof Steven Slaughter

(2005), pp. 207-227, State and the global ecological crisis, Cambridge, Mass., B1

chapter

Grants

No grants found

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2013

Suzanne Elizabeth Keene

Thesis entitled: Beyond Reaction: The Responsiblity to Protect and the United Nations

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

2012

Brenda Fitzpatrick

Thesis entitled: Rejecting Sexual Violence in Conflict:Significant Progress; Ongoing Challenges

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Associate Supervisor
2014

Belinda Townsend

Thesis entitled: Failing the Global South: Power and Resistance in Medicines Governance

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

2012

Michael John Arnold

Thesis entitled: Australia's Defence Policy: A Market-State Approach?

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

2008

Ehssan Abdallah

Thesis entitled: Culture and Trade: The Australian Education Sector and the Middle East

Doctor of Philosophy, School of International and Political Studies

2006

Johannes Werner Steinbach

Thesis entitled: Threats, Fear, Politics and the Shaping of Insecurity 1946-1955

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society