Photo of Martin ShawMartin Shaw
Emeritus Professor (International Relations)

Selected publications


Wolf, Gerhard, Goldberg, Amos, Kehoe, Thomas J, Moses, A. Dirk, Segal, Raz and Shaw, Martin (2016) Israel Charny’s attack on the Journal of Genocide Research and its authors: a response. Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal, 10 (2). pp. 3-22. ISSN 1911-9933

Shaw, Martin (2012) From comparative to international genocide studies: the international production of genocide in 20th-century Europe. European Journal of International Relations, 18 (4). pp. 645-668. ISSN 1354-0661

Shaw, Martin (2011) Britain and genocide: historical and contemporary parameters of national responsibility. Review of International Studies, 37 (5). pp. 2417-2438. ISSN 0260-2105

Shaw, Martin (2011) Darfur: counter-insurgency, forced displacement and genocide. British Journal of Sociology, 62 (1). pp. 56-61. ISSN 0007-1315

Shaw, Martin and Bartov, Omer (2010) The question of genocide in Palestine, 1948: a debate between Martin Shaw and Omer Bartov. Journal of Genocide Research, 12 (3-4). pp. 243-259. ISSN 1462-3528

Shaw, Martin (2010) [Review] John Hagan and Wenona Rymond-Richmond (2009) Darfur and the crime of genocide. British Journal of Sociology, 61 (2). pp. 388-390. ISSN 0007-1315

Shaw, Martin (2010) Palestine in an international historical perspective on genocide. Holy Land Studies, 9. pp. 1-24. ISSN 1474-9475

Shaw, Martin (2009) Conceptual and theoretical frameworks for organised violence. International Journal of Conflict and Violence, 3 (1). pp. 97-106. ISSN 1864-1385

Shaw, Martin (2008) [Review] Iain King and Whit Mason (2006) Peace at any price: how the world failed Kosovo. International History Review, 30 (2). pp. 449-450. ISSN 0707-5332

Shaw, Martin (2006) The sources of social power and the sociology of genocide. Sociology, 40 (1). pp. 177-183. ISSN 0038-0385

Shaw, Martin (2006) Ten challenges to anti-war politics. Radical Philosophy (111). pp. 11-19. ISSN 0300-211X

Shaw, Martin (2005) Die neue westliche Kriegführung und ihre Kriese. Das Argument - Zeitschrift fur Philosophie und Sozialwissenschaften, 47 (5/6). pp. 93-100. ISSN 0004-1157

Shaw, Martin (2005) Militarismo de transferencia de riesgo y la legalidad de la guerra tras Irak. Relaciones Internacionales (3). ISSN 1699-3950

Shaw, Martin (2004) Risk-transfer militarism and the legitimacy of war after Iraq. Foreign Policy in Focus.

Shaw, Martin (2004) Internationalisation of the state. Historisch-kritisches Woerterbuch des Marxismus.

Shaw, Martin (2003) Strategy and slaughter. Review of International Studies, 29 (2). pp. 269-277. ISSN 0260-2105

Shaw, Martin (2002) Risk-transfer militarism, small massacres and the historic legitimacy of war. International Relations, 16 (3). pp. 343-359. ISSN 1741-2862

Shaw, Martin (2002) The unfinished global revolution: intellectuals and the new politics of international relations. Review of International Studies, 27 (4). pp. 627-647. ISSN 0260-2105

Shaw, Martin (2002) Post-imperial and quasi-imperial: state and empire in the global era. Millennium, 31 (2). pp. 327-336. ISSN 0305-8298

Shaw, Martin (2001) War and humanitarian emergencies. Journal of Development Studies, 17 (5). p. 6. ISSN 0022-0388

Shaw, Martin (2001) The historical transition of our times: the question of globality in historical sociology. Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 14 (2). pp. 273-289. ISSN 0955-7571

Shaw, Martin (1997) The state of globalization: towards a theory of state transformation. Review of International Political Economy, 4 (3). 497 - 513. ISSN 0969-2290


Shaw, Martin (2013) Genocide and international relations: changing patterns in the transitions of the late modern world. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9780521125178

Shaw, Martin (2007) What is genocide?: a new social theory. Polity Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9780745631820

Shaw, Martin (2005) The new Western way of war: risk-transfer war and its crisis in Iraq. Polity Press, UK. ISBN 0745634109

Shaw, Martin (2004) La rivoluzione incompiuta: democrazia e stato nell'era della globalita. Università Bocconi. ISBN 9788883500404

Shaw, Martin (2003) War and genocide: organized killing in modern society. Polity Press, UK. ISBN 9780745619064

Shaw, Martin (2003) War and genocide: organised killing in modern society. Polity Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780745619064

Shaw, Martin (2000) Theory of the global state: globality as unfinished revolution. Cambridge University Press, UK. ISBN 9780521592505

Shaw, Martin (1996) Civil society and media in global crises: representing distant violence. Continuum International / Pinter Publishers, London. ISBN 1855672243

Shaw, Martin (1994) Global society and international relations. Polity Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 0745612121

Shaw, Martin (1991) Post-military society: militarism, demilitarization and war at the end of the twentieth century. Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA, USA. ISBN 0877229406

Shaw, Martin (1988) The dialectics of war: an essay in the social theory of total war and peace. Pluto Press. ISBN 0745302580

Book Section

Shaw, Martin (2012) Twenty-first century militarism: a historical-sociological framework. In: Stavrianakis, Anna and Selby, Jan (eds.) Militarism and international relations: political economy, security, theory. Cass Military Studies . Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415614917

Shaw, Martin (2010) Sociology and genocide. In: Moses, AD and Bloxham, D (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies. Oxford Handbooks in History . Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 142-162. ISBN 9780199232116

Shaw, Martin (2005) Risk-transfer militarism and the legitimacy of war after Iraq. In: Eden, Paul and O'Donnell, T (eds.) September 11, 2001: A Turning-Point in International and Domestic Law? Transnational Publishers. ISBN 9781571053268

Shaw, Martin (2004) New wars of the city: relationships of "urbicide" and "genocide". In: Graham, S (ed.) Cities, War, and Terrorism: Towards an Urban Geopolitics. Studies in Urban and Social Change . Wiley-Blackwell, Massachussetts, USA. ISBN 9781405115759

Shaw, Martin (2004) The global transformation of the social sciences. In: Anheier, Helmut, Glasius, Marlies and Kaldor, Mary (eds.) Civil Society Yearbook 2003. Oxford University Press, pp. 35-44. ISBN 9780199266555

Shaw, Martin (2003) Guerre et globalite: le role et le caractere de la guerre a l'interieur de la transition globale. In: Hassner, P and Marchal, R (eds.) Guerres et societes: Etat et violence apres la Guerre Froide. PARIS. ISBN 9782845863927

Shaw, Martin (2003) El papel y el caracter de la guerra en la transicion global. In: Forero, E and Perez, R (eds.) America Latina: Conflicto, Violencia Y Paz En El Siglo XXI. Libros en Red, Mexico City. ISBN 9789875610040

Shaw, Martin (2003) Global politics after the Cold War. In: Hawkesworth, Mary and Kogan, Maurice (eds.) Routledge encyclopedia of government and politics, second edition. Routledge Companion Encyclopedias . Routledge, London & NY. ISBN 9780415276245

Shaw, Martin (2001) Globality and historical sociology: state, revolution and war revisited. In: Hobden, Stephen and Hobson, John M (eds.) Historical sociology of international relations. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 82-98. ISBN 9780521004763

Shaw, Martin (2001) Democracy and peace in the global revolution. In: Barkawi, T and Laffey, M (eds.) Democracy, Liberalism and War: Rethinking the Democratic Peace Debate. Critical Security Studies . Lynne Rienner, Colorado, pp. 173-194.

Shaw, Martin (2001) Global society. In: Barry Jones, RJ (ed.) Routledge Encyclopaedia of Political Economy. Routledge. ISBN 9780415243513

Shaw, Martin (2000) Crystallizations of media in the global revolution: news coverage and power from Kurdistan to Kosova. In: Nacos, Briggite, Shapiro, Robert and Isernia, Pierangelo (eds.) Decision-Making in a Glass House: Media, Public Opinion and American and European Foreign Policy. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, USA. ISBN 0847698270

Shaw, Martin (2000) Media and public opinion in international relations. In: Isernia, P, Nacos, B and Shapiro, R (eds.) Decision-Making in a Glass House: Media, Public Opinion and American and European Foreign Policy. Rowman & Littlefield, Maryland, USA. ISBN 9780847698271

Shaw, Martin (1999) Civil society. In: Kurtz, Lester (ed.) Encyclopaedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict. Elsevier, pp. 269-278. ISBN 012227010X

Shaw, Martin (1998) Die Repraesentation ferner Konflikte und die globale Zivilgesellschaft. In: Beck, U (ed.) Perspektiven der Weltgesellschaft. Suhrkamp. ISBN 9783518409169

Edited Book

Shaw, Martin (1999) Politics and globalisation: knowledge, ethics and agency. Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics . Routledge, London and New York, 230 pp. ISBN 9780415206983