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Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

International relations is a rapidly changing area of research, reacting to and anticipating an ever more integrated and globalised world. This series aims to publish the best new work in the field of international relations, and of politics more generally. Books in the series challenge existing empirical and normative theories, and advance new paradigms as well as presenting significant new research.

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1-10 of 120 results in Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
  1. The Politics of Conflict Economies

    Miners, merchants and warriors in the African borderland

    By Morten Bøås

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Conflict economies cannot be approached in isolation but must instead be contextualised socially and historically. These economies did not emerge in vacuum, but are part and parcel of the history of people and place. This book explores the informal and illicit extraction and trade of minerals and...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect

    The Power of Norms and the Norms of the Powerful

    By Theresa Reinold

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book explores how the bedrock institution of today’s global order – sovereignty – is undergoing transformation as a result of complex interactions between power and norms, between politics and international law. This book analyses a series of controversial military interventions into the...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Regional Cooperation and International Organizations

    The Nordic Model in Transnational Alignment

    Edited by Norbert Götz, Heidi Haggrén

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book explores the roles of national actors within international organizations, with particular emphasis on the collaborative approach adopted by Nordic governments and associations. Analyzing Nordic regional cooperation within international organizations, this volume seeks to shed light on...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. International Relations and Historical Sociology

    Breaking Down Boundaries

    By Stephen Hobden

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book provides an original analysis of recent work by key historical sociologists through the prism of International Relations. Stephen Hobden investigates the number of issues which overlap between the two disciplines by focusing on three main themes: * the ways in which historical...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Scourge of Genocide

    Essays and Reflections

    By Adam Jones

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The Scourge of Genocide collects essays, reviews, and reportage on the subjects of genocide and crimes against humanity by Adam Jones, recently selected as one of "Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide." The volume includes a number of previously-unpublished essays, and explores a range...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Role, Position and Agency of Cusp States in International Relations

    Edited by Marc Herzog, Philip Robins

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This work seeks to develop a new concept with which to analyse the actions and activities of states that tend to be relatively ignored by the discipline of International Relations (IR). As a discipline, IR has a tendency to lean towards the analytically safe. Given the current and recent dynamism...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Networked Governance and Transatlantic Relations

    Building Bridges through Science Diplomacy

    By Gabriella Paár-Jákli

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    In today’s complex and interconnected world, scholars of international relations seek to better understand challenges spurred by intensified global communication and interaction. The complex connectedness of modern society and politics compels us to investigate the pattern of interconnections among...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. International Relations, Security and Jeremy Bentham

    By Gunhild Hoogensen

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The first comprehensive presentation and discussion of Jeremy Bentham's contributions to international relations theory. Bentham is best known amongst political theory scholars as most of his brilliant work addresses legal theory, reform, and the ideal relationship between the governors and the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Meaning and International Relations

    Edited by Peter Mandaville, Andrew Williams

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This innovative volume brings together specialists in international relations to tackle a set of difficult questions about what it means to live in a globalized world where the purpose and direction of world politics are no longer clear-cut. What emerges from these essays is a very clear sense that...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Power, Postcolonialism and International Relations

    Reading Race, Gender and Class

    Edited by Chowdhry Geeta, Sheila Nair

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    "Chowdhry and Nair, along with the authors of this volume, make a timely, vital, and deeply necessary intervention in international relations - one that informs theoretically, enriches our knowledge of the world through its narratives, and forces us to confront the differentiated wholeness of our...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge