Politics @ Surrey

The blog of the Department of Politics at the University of Surrey

"Hitting the Target?"

“You can’t say that civilisation don’t advance, however, for in every war they kill you in a new way.” – Will Rogers This piece appeared first on the e-IR website at www.e-ir.info Targeted killings – increasingly effected through weapon systems housed in unmanned aerial vehicles, or “drones”, have become a tactic of choice in the […]


Who wants to have it all? Why mothering remains an important space for feminist resistance and contestation.

Ann-Marie Slaughter’s recent piece “Why Women Still Can’t Have it All” published in The Atlantic earlier this year has gone viral. It has generated wide reaching debate in policy and academic circles. This is clearly a heartfelt piece. Slaughter provides a candid overview of the struggles and internal conflict she felt as a working mother. […]


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