Staff profile - Steven Slaughter

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Dr Steven Slaughter

Position: Senior Lecturer
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Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts & Education
Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92517755 +61 3 92517755
Email: steven.slaughter@deakin.edu.au

Biography

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.


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


Professional activities

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

Academic

Subjects and units currently teaching

AIR 236 Global Capitalism and its Discontents, AIR 719 The UN and International Law, AIR 742 International Relations Theory


Related Links

Follow Steven on Twitter
Academia.edu Profile


Research

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


Research page

http://www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=slaugst


Publications

Publications

Books

Liberty Beyond Neo-liberalism: A Republican Critique of Liberal Governance in a Globalising Age (Houndsmills, Palgrave Press, 2005) pp. 1-257.

(With D Bray) Global Democratic Theory: A Critical Introduction (Cambridge, Polity Press, Forthcoming)

Edited Collections

(With C Agius and D Bray) “Special Edition: The Sixth Oceanic Conference on International Studies: Transitions in the Asia Pacific” Global Change, Peace and Security, Vol. 27, No. 1 (February 2015)

(With B Isakhan) (eds.) Democracy and Crisis: Democratising Governance in the Twenty-First Century (Houndsmills, Palgrave Press, 2014)

(With W Hudson) (eds.) Globalisation and Citizenship: The Transnational Challenge (London, Routledge, 2007)

Articles (since 2008)

“The G20s Role in Legitimating Global Capitalism: Beyond Crisis Diplomacy?” Contemporary Politics (Forthcoming)

(With C Agius, D Bray) “Introduction: The Sixth Oceanic Conference on International Studies: Transitions in the Asia Pacific” Global Change, Peace and Security, Vol. 27, No. 1 (February 2015)

“Transnational Democratisation and Republican Citizenship: Towards Critical Republicanism” Global Constitutionalism Volume 3, Issue 03 September 2014, pp. 310-337.

"Debating the International Legitimacy of the G20: Global Policymaking and Contemporary International Society" Global Policy Volume 4 Issue 1 February 2013, pp. 43-52.

"The Prospects of Deliberative Global Governance in the G20: Legitimacy, accountability, and Public Contestation" Review of International Studies Volume 39, Issue 01, January 2013, pp. 71-90.

“Reconsidering Institutional Cosmopolitanism: Global Poverty and the Importance of the State in International Political Theory” Global Change, Peace & Security Volume 21, Issue 1 2009, pp. 37-52.

“The Republican State and Global Environmental Governance” The Good Society Volume 17, Number 2, 2008, pp. 25-31.

Chapters (since 2008)

(With B Isakhan) "Introduction: Crisis and Representative Democracy in the Twenty-First Century in B Isakhan and S Slaughter (eds.) Democracy and Crisis: Democratising Governance in the Twenty-First Century (Houndsmills, Palgrave Press, 2014)

"WikiLeaks and the Limits of Representative Democracy and Transnational Democratisation" in B Isakhan and S Slaughter (eds.) Democracy and Crisis: Democratising Governance in the Twenty-First Century (Houndsmills, Palgrave Press, 2014)

(With B Isakhan) "Conclusion: The Future of Democratic Governance" in B Isakhan and S Slaughter (eds.) Democracy and Crisis: Democratising Governance in the Twenty-First Century (Houndsmills, Palgrave Press, 2014)

“Globalisation and its Critics” in R Devetak et al (eds.), Introduction to International Relations Second Edition (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2011)

“Reconsidering the State: Cosmopolitanism, Republicanism and Global Governance” in S van Hooft and W Vandekerckhove (eds.) Questioning Cosmopolitanism (Springer, 2010), pp 183 -98.

“The Future of the United Nations” in S Burchill and S Totman (eds.), Global Crises and Risk (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008) pp. 171- 186.


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