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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. https://doi.org/10.22261/CJES.93EAZO

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

Why we need to establish international political psychology (2018)
Journal Article
Beyer, C. (in press). Why we need to establish international political psychology. Asia Pacific journal of advanced business and social studies, 4(1), 393-401. https://doi.org/10.25275/apjabssv4i1ss14

A combination of Psychology with International Relations yields important results and ideas for improving the international world. This chapter proposes to establish International Political Psychology as a discipline with the purpose of harvesting id... Read More

International political psychology: Explorations into a new discipline (2017)
Book
Beyer, A. C. (2017). International political psychology: Explorations into a new discipline. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-37779-1

This book intends to harvest insights from the discipline of Psychology, in its broad understanding, for application to International Relations. Although Psychology offers an abundance of theories that are useful for this purpose, they have so far re... Read More

Holistic healing for hearing voices: self-care for patients with schizophrenia (2017)
Journal Article
Beyer, A. C. (2017). Holistic healing for hearing voices: self-care for patients with schizophrenia. EC Neurology, 8(3), 91-99

Schizophrenia is one of the more severe mental illnesses which poses immense costs to societies and patients. Worldwide it is believed that about 52 million individuals suffer from this illness. Treatment options have vastly improved, but more is sti... 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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1080/10402659.2015.1094341

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

Ways forward in global counterterrorism (2012)
Journal Article
Beyer, C. (2014). Ways forward in global counterterrorism

Military means are at the center of current counterterrorism efforts. This article argues that the focus on military means is a mistaken one. Military interventions as well as presence in occupied countries rather contribute to an increase in terrori... Read More

A whole world: the personal is the global (2011)
Journal Article
Beyer, C. (2011). A whole world: the personal is the global

A truly holist worldview would indicate that indeed all personal actions and perceptions are experienced and interact in a logical way with a fully structured, interdependent world. Every personal action, feeling and thought is reflected and responde... Read More

Hegemony, Equilibrium and Counterpower: A Synthetic Approach (2011)
Book Chapter
Beyer, C. (2011). Hegemony, Equilibrium and Counterpower: A Synthetic Approach. Realism and World Politics, 232 - 248. Routledge

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

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

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

Embracing them might be the only option (2008)
Digital Artefact
Beyer, C. (2008). Embracing them might be the only option

The process of de-escalation can be inspired, promoted and fulfilled by the application of at least five different principles: power, law, communication, non-violence and integration. These principles (adapted from Funk 2002), and in which ways they... Read More