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About the Author
is Pro-Vice Chancellor and Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Wales, Swansea. Steve Smith
is Vice-Chancellor and Professor of International Politics at the University of Exeter. Patricia Owens
is Reader in the Department of International Relations at the University of Sussex.