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The battle deaths of peace time: Macro-political, -economic and –social causes of suicides (2018)
Journal Article
Beyer, C. (in press). The battle deaths of peace time: Macro-political, -economic and –social causes of suicides. Social Sciences,

The study of voluntary death (suicide) is not yet developed at the international level. The human security approach allows for the inclusion of suicides as a topic of concern in International Relations, as as many people die from suicide per year as... Read More

War, population growth, inequality, and the history of the world state idea: The causes of world wars and global governance evolution over the long duree (2018)
Journal Article
Beyer, C. (2018). War, population growth, inequality, and the history of the world state idea: The causes of world wars and global governance evolution over the long duree. Humanities and social sciences, 6(5), 159-172. doi:10.11648/j.hss.20180605.14

Humanity has experienced three major periods of war – 500Bc the Greek wars, 1600AD the Thirty Years War and 1900AD the Two World Wars. These were the most significant times of war in human history, as far as is known to Western science. IR scientists... Read More

Abolishing the security dilemma: Why we need to integrate the militaries (2018)
Journal Article
Beyer, A. C. (2018). Abolishing the security dilemma: Why we need to integrate the militaries. Cambridge Journal of Eurasian Studies, 2, (93EAZO). doi:10.22261/CJES.93EAZO. ISSN 2221-0989

This article argues that the Security Dilemma can in fact be abolished by integrating the militaries into one common global organisation, possibly under one common command. The existence and workings of NATO are an approximate example of this ideal i... Read More

World polity: anatomy of and arguments for regional and global integration (2017)
Journal Article
Beyer, C. (2017). World polity: anatomy of and arguments for regional and global integration. International journal of business and social science, 8(3), 32-50

This article is inspired by taking sort of a medical view on the international political world2. A medical view here means that first we need to understand the anatomy of the organism that we observe, i.e. the world. Secondly, we need to make some di... Read More

Theory of Telepathy: an Alternative Interpretation of Psychotic Experiences and Some Tips for Recovery (2017)
Journal Article
Beyer, A. C. (2017). Theory of Telepathy: an Alternative Interpretation of Psychotic Experiences and Some Tips for Recovery. NeuroQuantology an interdisciplinary journal of neuroscience and quantum physics, 15(2), 145-159. doi:10.14704/nq.2017.15.2.1039

This article looks at mental illness, in particular psychotic mental illness, such as schizophrenia, and spirituality. It argues that the phenomenon of ‘voice hearing’, which is present in schizophrenia (but also other mental illnesses) can be unders... Read More

Insights from para-psychology for international relations (2015)
Journal Article
Beyer, A. C. (2015). Insights from para-psychology for international relations. Peace review, 27(4), (484-491). doi:10.1080/10402659.2015.1094341. ISSN 1040-2659

Western International Relations (IR) has much to learn from the so-called ‘para-sciences’. At the one hand, they can instruct us about the role of consciousness and its connection to peace. At the other, we can learn from them that humanity is connec... Read More

Hegemony, Equilibrium and Counterpower: A Synthetic Approach (2009)
Journal Article
Beyer, C. (2009). Hegemony, Equilibrium and Counterpower: A Synthetic Approach. International Relations, 23(3), (411 - 427). doi:10.1177/0047117809340499. ISSN 0047-1178

This article claims that realist and constructivist ideas are compatible. Structural realism is needed to understand the constraining and stabilizing role of material factors. Furthermore, it detects process in a law-like tendency towards internation... Read More

Hegemony, Equilibrium and Counterpower: A Synthetic Approach (2009)
Journal Article
Beyer, C. (2009). Hegemony, Equilibrium and Counterpower: A Synthetic Approach. International Relations, 23(3), (411-427). doi:10.1177/0047117809340499. ISSN 0047-1178

This article claims that realist and constructivist ideas are compatible. Structural realism is needed to understand the constraining and stabilizing role of material factors. Furthermore, it detects process in a law-like tendency towards internation... Read More

The European Union as a Security Policy Actor : The Case of Counterterrorism (2008)
Journal Article
Beyer, C. (2008). The European Union as a Security Policy Actor : The Case of Counterterrorism. European Foreign Affairs Review, 13(3), (293-315). ISSN 1384-6299

This article examines the actorness of the European Union in the security policy field. Applying and adapting criteria developed by Bretherton and Vogler - namely criteria regarding structure, effect and international status - the European Union is d... Read More

Understanding and Explaining International Terrorism: On The Interrelation between Human and Global Security (2008)
Journal Article
Beyer, C. (2008). Understanding and Explaining International Terrorism: On The Interrelation between Human and Global Security

This article compares Galtung's concept of "structural violence" with the one of "human security," and shows why economic and political constraints on human potential should be considered as rootcauses for international terrorism. Applying game theor... Read More

Counterterrorism and International Power Relations: The EU, ASEAN and Hegemonic Global Governance
Book
Beyer, C. Counterterrorism and International Power Relations: The EU, ASEAN and Hegemonic Global Governance. The University of Hull

This monograph presents an assessment of the counter-terrorism policies of the US, EU and ASEAN by conducting a broader analysis of the causes of participation within ‘hegemonic governance’. Global governance is generally conceptualised in highly nor... Read More