Dr Stephen Hopgood
BSc (Bristol) DPhil (Oxon)
Reader in International Relations
Reader in International Relations
- Dr Stephen Hopgood
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Dr Stephen Hopgood is Reader in International Relations and co-Director of the Centre for the International Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice (CCRJ) at SOAS. He is also the Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences. His main area of interest is the international politics of human rights, including the sociology of human rights advocacy. From 2009-2012, he held a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship which culminated in the book, The Endtimes of Human Rights (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013). This follows on from his ethnography of Amnesty International, Keepers of the Flame: Understanding Amnesty International (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006), which won the American Political Science Association Best Book in Human Rights Award in 2007. He has a D Phil in International Relations from the University of Oxford. For a recent example of his work, see openGlobalRights at: http://www.opendemocracy.net/openglobalrights/stephen-hopgood/human-rights-past-their-sell-by-date.
- Conflict, rights and justice
- General Diplomatic Studies & Practice
- International Politics of Human Rights
- International theory
- Introduction to Global History
- Sociology of International Norms
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- International relations theory
- International politics in the twentieth century
- Theories of the state
- International politics of human rights
- Liberal theory and practice
- Environmental politics
- Anthropology of liberalism
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Hopgood, Stephen (2006) Keepers of the Flame: Understanding Amnesty International. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press.
Hopgood, Stephen (1998) American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State. Oxford University Press.
Hopgood, Stephen and Vinjamuri, Leslie (2012) 'Faith in Markets.' In: Barnett, Michael and Stein, Janice, (eds.), Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism. Oxford University Press.
Hopgood, Stephen (2008) 'Saying "No" to Wal-Mart? Money and Morality in Professional Humanitarianism.' In: Barnett, Michael and Weiss, Thomas G., (eds.), Humanitarianism in question : politics, power, ethics. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, pp. 98-123.
Hopgood, Stephen (2005) 'Tamil Tigers, 1987-2002.' In: Gambetta, D., (ed.), Making Sense of Suicide Missions. Oxford University Press, pp. 43-76.
Hopgood, Stephen (2003) 'Looking beyond the "K-Word": Embedded Multilateralism in American Foreign Environmental Policy.' In: Foot, R. and Neil MacFarlane, S. and Mastanduno, M., (eds.), US Hegemony and International Organizations. Oxford University Press, pp. 139-164.
Hopgood, Stephen (2000) 'Reading the Small Print in Global Civil Society: The Inexorable Hegemony of the Liberal Self.' Millennium: Journal of International Studies, vol. 2 . pp. 1-25.
Hopgood, Stephen (2007) The Politics of Moral Authority. London, UK: School of Oriental and African Studies. (Unpublished)