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Publications | Dr Rhiannon Vickers


  • The Labour Party and the World, Volume 2: Labour’s Foreign Policy 1951-2009 (Manchester University Press, 2011)
  • The Labour Party and the World, Volume 1: The Evolution of Labour's Foreign Policy 1900-1951 (Manchester University Press, 2004)
  • Blair's War: The Road to Basra and the Road, with David Coates and Joel Krieger (Polity Press, 2004)
  • Manipulating Hegemony: State Power, Labour and the Marshall Plan in Britain (Macmillan, 2000)

Journal articles

  • ‘‘Labour Traditions of International Order and the Dilemma of Action towards Iran’, with Chris Kitchen, British Journal of Politics and IR, vol. 15, no. 2 (April 2013)
  • ‘Harold Wilson, the British Labour Party and the War in Vietnam’, Journal of Cold War Studies, vol. 10, no. 2 (Spring 2008), pp. 43-72
  • ‘“Blowback” for Britain: Blair, Bush and the War in Iraq’, joint authored with Caroline Kennedy-Pipe, Review of International Studies, vol. 33, no. 3 (July 2007), pp. 205-21
  • 'The New Public Diplomacy in Britain and Canada', British Journal of Politics and International Relations, vol. 6, no. 2 (Spring 2004), pp. 182-94
  • 'Understanding the Anglo-American Council on Productivity: Labour and the Politics of Productivity', Labour History Review, vol. 66, no. 2 (Summer 2001), pp. 207-222
  • Blair's Kosovo Campaign: Political Communications, the Battle for Public Opinion and Foreign Policy', Civil Wars, vol. 3, no. 1 (Spring 2000), pp. 54-70

Book Chapters

  • ‘The Con-Lib Agenda for Foreign Policy and International Development’, in Simon Lee and Matt Beech, eds., The Cameron-Clegg Government: Coalition Politics in an Age of Austerity (Basingstoke: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2011), pp. 203-17
  • 'Foreign Policy beyond Europe', in Peter Dorey, ed., The Wilson Governments, 1964-70 (Frank Cass, 2005)
  • 'Robin Cook, 1997-2001', in Kevin Theakston, ed., Foreign Secretaries since 1974 (Routledge, 2004), pp. 247-67
  • 'Britain in the International Arena', joint-authored with Caroline Kennedy-Pipe in Andrew Gamble et al, Developments in British Politics, 7th edition (Palgrave, 2003), pp. 321-37
  • 'Labour's Search for a Third Way in Foreign Policy', in Richard Little and Mark Wickham-Jones, eds, New Labour's Foreign Policy: A New Moral Crusade? (Manchester University Press, 2000), pp. 33-45

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