Cooperation and Conflict




Nordic International Studies Association (NISA)


SAGE Journals


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This journal publishes research on international relations of the Nordic and European states. It can be accessed through the website of SAGE Journals, an academic publisher.

The journal carries articles based on empirical studies and theoretical insights that illustrate the interdisciplinary nature of international relations in Europe. This includes studies that discuss peace, security and cooperation in European affairs. The intended audience includes political scientists, sociologists and critical theorists.

 Some of the most read and cited articles of the journal are:

  • Statehood and recognition in world politics: Towards a critical research agenda
  • Metis diplomacy: The everyday politics of becoming a sovereign state
  • The everyday at the border: Examining visual, material and spatial intersections of international politics along the ‘Balkan Route’
  • Environmental peace-building: Towards a theoretical framework
  • Disciplinary power: Text and body in the Swedish NATO debate