Selected Publications


Emanuel Adler                     and Michael Barnett, eds., Security Communities (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1998).
Emanuel Adler                    , Communitarian International Relations: The Epistemic Foundations of International Relations (London and New York: Routledge, 2005).
Emanuel Adler                    , Beverly Crawford, Federica Bicchi, and Raffaella Del Sarto, eds., The Convergence of Civilizations: Constructing a Mediterranean Region (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006).
Charles Kupchan, Emanuel Adler                    , Jean-Marc Coicoud and Yuen Foong Khong, with the assistance of Jason Davidson and Mira Sucharov, Power in Transition: The Peaceful Change of International Order (Tokyo: United Nations University, 2001).
Emanuel Adler                     and Beverly Crawford, eds., Progress in Postwar International Relations (New York: Columbia University Press, 1991).
Emanuel Adler                    , The Power of Ideology: The Quest For Technological Autonomy in Argentina and Brazil (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1987).

Journal Articles

“When Security Community Meets Balance of Power: Overlapping Regional Mechanisms of Security Governance,” Review of International Studies  vol 35 (2009), 59-84 (with Patricia Greve).

“The Spread of Security Communities: Communities of Practice, Self-Restraint, and NATO’s Post-Cold War Transformation,” European Journal of International Relations vol 14 No 2 (June 2008), 195-230.

“Imagined (Security) Communities: Cognitive Regions in International Relations,” Millennium Vol. 26, No 2 (1997), pp. 1-27.

“Seizing the Middle Ground: Constructivism in World Politics,” European Journal of International Relations Vol. 3, No 3 (1997), pp. 319-363.

“The Emergence of Cooperation: National Epistemic Communities and the International Evolution of the Idea of Nuclear Arms Control” International Organization, Vol. 46, No. 1, (Winter 1992), 101-145.

“Epistemic Communities, International Cooperation and World Order: Creating a Reflective Research Program” International Organization, Vol. 46, No. 1 (Winter 1992), 367-390 (with Peter Haas).

Book Chapters

“Europe as a Civilizational Community of Practice,” in Peter Katzenstein, ed. Civilizations in World Politics: Plural and Pluralist Perspectives (New York and London: Routledge, 2009).

Emanuel Adler, “Complex Deterrence in the Asymmetrical Warfare Era,” in Patrick Morgan, TV Paul, James Wirtz, eds., Complex Deterrence (Chicago University Press, 2009), 85-108.

Emanuel Adler, “Communitarian Multilateralism,” in Ramesh Thakur, Edward Newman and John Tirman, eds. Multilateralism Under Challenge? Power, International Order and Structural Change (Tokyo: UNU Press, 2006).

“Knowledge in Power: The Epistemic Construction of Global Governance,” in Michael Barnett and Raymond Duvall, eds. Power and Global Governance (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005) (with Steven Bernstein).

“Constructivism and International Relations,” in Walter Carlsnaes, Thomas Risse, and Beth A. Simmons, eds., Handbook of International Relations (London: Sage, 2002), 95-118

“Cognitive Evolution: A Dynamic Approach for the Study of International Relations and Their Progress” in Emanuel Adler and Beverly Crawford, eds., Progress in Postwar International Relations (New York: Columbia University Press, 1991), 43-88.

Works in Progress

“Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don’t, ‘Performative Power,’ and the Strategy of Conventional and Nuclear Defusing.”

“The Practice Turn in  International Relations: Introduction and Framework,” with Vincent Pouliot, in The Turn to Practice inInternational Relations (under review by Cambridge University Press).