This co-authored book pursues three interdependent objectives: firstly, it provides an historical analysis of the problem of SME finance in the UK; secondly, it deepens our understanding of the impact of economic ideas in governance and finally, it contributes...
To Be Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge
For many, small firms are everyday realities of the economy and visible in every high-street and industrial estate. Their existence and importance is unquestionable. Such beliefs are understandable, but the authors of this new book would suggest they are misguided. The Political Economy of the...
Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge
China’s rapid economic growth has led to a huge increase in its domestic energy needs. This book provides a critical overview of how China’s growing need for oil imports is shaping its international economic and diplomatic strategy and how this affects global political relations and behaviour....
Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge
State, Society and Radicalism
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, both the Russian state and Russia's Muslim communities have struggled to find a new modus vivendi in a rapidly changing domestic and international socio-political context. At the same time as Islamic religious belief and practice have flourished, the state...
Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge
In this much-needed study of current strategic thinking on both sides of the Atlantic, a diverse collection of leading European and American analysts are assembled to tackle key questions that remain unanswered in the existing literature: how much do new security strategies signal convergence or...
Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge
Series: Adelphi series
China is frequently described as a threat to regional and global stability and its rapidly rising demand for imported energy is seens as one cause of this threat. This book shows that domestic politics and foreign policy have both played a part in China's recent major energy policy decisions....
Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge
Towards a Neighbourhood Strategy
The end of the Cold War presented a major challenge to Western Europe and to the European Union. It led not only to a whole new set of countries seeking to join the EU, but also to a strong demand for a more intensive EU engagement in the broader regional context. This book assesses whether the EU...
Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge