A/Prof. Steven Slaughter

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor in International Relations

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Education

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

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

Biography

Dr Steven Slaughter BA (Hons) Monash, Grad.Dip. Public Policy (Murdoch), PhD (Monash) is an Associate Professor 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.

Steven is a researcher who works within the fields of International Relations, Global Political Economy and International Political Theory/political and democratic theory with respect to the political implications of globalisation and global governance. He is particularly interested in: republican and deliberative democratic thought as it relates to globalisation and global governance, the role that the G20 plays in global policy making, the practice and prospects of transnational civil society and public involvement in global governance, and public concerns about the controversies, vulnerabilities and forms of domination associated with global capitalism.

He is currently actively working on projects relating to: 1) the application of republican thought to contemporary global governance, and 2) the role that the G20 plays with respect to addressing social issues such as climate change, sustainable development and global health.

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Research interests

1. International Political Theory with Respect to Globalisation and Global Governance: republican, deliberative, liberal, and cosmopolitan political theory.

2. The G20 and Diplomacy: addressing global problems and promoting the sustainable development goals in global policy making.

3. Transnational Activism and Governance: the actual and prospective role of NGOs and social movements in global governance.

4. The Politics and Ethics of Global Capitalism: Global Political Economy with respect to democracy, justice and social vulnerability.

Units taught

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

Professional activities

Course Director of the Master of International Relations: January 2018 -

Convenor for the Governance and Security Research Stream in the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation: April 2015-December 2017.

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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2019

The power of the G20: the politics of legitimacy in global governance

Steven Slaughter

(2019), London, Eng., A1

book

Republican citizens and political responsibility in a globalizing world

Steven Slaughter

(2019), pp. 300-318, The state and cosmopolitan responsibilities, Oxford, Eng., B1

book chapter

Introduction: theorizing the G20

Steven Slaughter

(2019), pp. 1-15, The G20 and International Relations theory: perspectives on global summitry, Cheltenham, Eng., B1

book chapter

The G20 and realist International Relations theory

Steven Slaughter

(2019), pp. 37-55, The G20 and International Relations theory: perspectives on global summitry, Cheltenham, Eng., B1

book chapter

Conclusion: International Relations theory and the future of the G20

Steven Slaughter

(2019), pp. 208-215, The G20 and International Relations theory: perspectives on global summitry, Cheltenham, Eng., B1

book chapter
2018

Republicanism and international political theory

S Slaughter

(2018), pp. 626-638, The Oxford handbook of international political theory, Oxford, Eng., B1

book chapter

Global civil society or networked globality

S Slaughter

(2018), pp. 1-8, Global encyclopedia of public administration, public policy, and governance, Cham, Switzerland, B1

book chapter

Global poverty and inequality

S Slaughter

(2018), pp. 1-9, Global encyclopedia of public administration, public policy, and governance, Cham, Switzerland, B1

book chapter

Interpreting civil society engagement with the G20: the qualified inclusion of the 2014 civil 20 process

S Slaughter

(2018), Vol. 16, pp. 36-49, Globalizations, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

The G20 and global justice: the potential of transnational deliberative democratic theory

S Slaughter

(2017), Vol. 31, pp. 460-478, Global Society, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

The G20 and climate change: the transnational contribution of global summitry

S Slaughter

(2017), Vol. 8, pp. 285-293, Global Policy, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

Global democratic theory: a critical introduction

D Bray, S Slaughter

(2015), Cambridge, Eng., A1

book

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

S Slaughter

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

journal article

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

S Slaughter

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

journal article
2014

Introduction: Crisis and democracy in the twenty-first century

S Slaughter

(2014), pp. 1-22, Democracy and crisis: democratizing governance in the twenty-first century, London, England, B1

book chapter

The future of democratic governance

B Isakhan, S Slaughter

(2014), pp. 253-263, Democracy and crisis: democratizing governance in the twenty-first century, London, England, B1

book chapter

WikiLeaks and the limits of representative democracy and transnational democratisation

S Slaughter

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

book chapter

Transnational democratization and republican citizenship: Towards critical republicanism

S Slaughter

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

journal article
2013

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

S Slaughter

(2013), Vol. 39, pp. 71-90, Review of International Studies, C1

journal article

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

S Slaughter

(2013), Vol. 4, pp. 43-52, Global Policy, C1

journal article
2010

Reconsidering the state : cosmopolitanism, republicanism and global governance

S Slaughter

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

book chapter
2009

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

S Slaughter

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

journal article
2008

The future of the United Nations

S Slaughter

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

book chapter

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

S Slaughter

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

conference

Reconsidering the state : cosmopolitanism, republicanism and global governance

S Slaughter

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

conference
2007

Social movement unionism

A Vandenberg

(2007), pp. 137-149, Globalisation and citizenship : the transnational challenge, London, England, B1

book chapter

Introduction: globalisation and citizenship

S Slaughter, W Hudson

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

book chapter

Cosmopolitanism and republican citizenship

S Slaughter

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

book chapter

Globalisation and its critics

S Slaughter

(2007), pp. 295-306, An Introduction to International Relations: Australian Perspectives, B1

book chapter
2006

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

S Slaughter

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

conference
2005

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

S Slaughter

(2005), pp. 1-257, Liberty Beyond Neo-Liberalism: A Republican Critique of Liberal Governance in a Globalising Age, A1

book

The republican state : an alternative foundation for global environmental governance

S Slaughter

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

book chapter
2003

The neo-roman republican legacy and international political theory

S Slaughter

(2003), Canberra, A.C.T., A6-1

research report/technical paper

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin 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
2020

Julie Anne Richardson

Thesis entitled: Gender, Security and Identity in Turkey: A Narrative Exploration

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

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