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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 123 results in Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
  1. International Politics of the Arctic

    Coming in from the Cold

    By Peter Hough

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book offers a wide-ranging account of the emerging issues of international politics in the Artic, and the emerging Geopolitical debates that surround the region. In this thorough but accessible book covering environmental issues, the author examines the Geopolitics of emerging land and...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy

    China, Russia, and the United States' Pursuit of Relevancy and Power

    By Gregory O. Hall

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy examines the American, Chinese, and Russian (Big 3) competition for power and influence in the Post-Cold War Era. With the ascension of regional powers such as India, Iran, Brazil, and Turkey, the Big 3 dynamic is an evolving one, which cannot be ignored because...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. India in South Asia

    Domestic Identity Politics and Foreign Policy from Nehru to the BJP

    By Sinderpal Singh

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    South Asia is one of the most volatile regions of the world, and India’s complex democratic political system impinges on its relations with its South Asian neighbours. Focusing on this relationship, this book explores the extent to which domestic politics affect a country’s foreign policy. The book...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of the Globalization of Law

    Getting from Rights to Justice

    Edited by Alison Brysk

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    How does the globalization of law, the emergence of multiple and shifting venues of legal accountability, enhance or evade the fulfillment of international human rights? Alison Brysk’s edited volume aims to assess the institutional and political factors that determine the influence of the...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Regional Integration and Democratic Conditionality

    How Democracy Clauses Help Democratic Consolidation and Deepening

    By Gaspare M. Genna, Taeko Hiroi

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    How effective are democracy clauses of regional integration organizations (RIOs) in promoting democratization and democratic consolidation among member-states? RIOs are increasingly adopting "democracy only" clauses in their treaties, requiring democracy and political stability as a condition of...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Exercising Human Rights

    Gender, Agency and Practice

    By Robin Redhead

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Exercising Human Rights investigates why human rights are not universally empowering and why this damages people attempting to exercise rights. It takes a new approach in looking at humans as the subject of human rights rather than the object and exposes the gendered and ethnocentric aspects of...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. State Responses to International Law

    By Kendall Stiles

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Do countries keep their promises to the international community? When they sign treaties or learn about new expectations, do they take them seriously and implement them? Since we already know intuitively that not all countries do, the next question – and the topic of this book – is: who complies?...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Emerging Politics of Antarctica

    Edited by Anne- Marie Brady

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book examines the post-Cold War challenges facing Antarctic governance. It seeks to understand the interests of new players in Antarctic affairs such as China, India, Korea and Malaysia, and how other key players such as Russia and the USA or claimant states such as New Zealand or France are...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalization
    Edited by Linden Lewis
    To Be Published March 16th 2015
  2. Genocide, Ethnonationalism, and the United Nations: Exploring the Causes of Mass Killing Since 1945
    By Hannibal Travis
    To Be Published March 16th 2015
  3. The Promise and Perils of Transnationalization: NGO Activism and the Socialization of Women’s Human Rights in Egypt and Iran
    By Benjamin Stachursky
    To Be Published May 5th 2015
  4. Profits, Security, and Human Rights in Developing Countries: Global Lessons from Canada’s Extractive Sector in Colombia
    Edited by James F. Rochlin
    To Be Published June 23rd 2015
  5. Apology and Reconciliation in International Relations: The Importance of Being Sorry
    Edited by Christopher Daase, Stefan Engert, Michel-André Horelt, Judith Renner, Renate Strassner
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  6. Institutions and Uneven Development: Wealth Differences and National Politics
    By Melissa Ziegler Rogers
    To Be Published September 30th 2015
  7. Sincerity in Politics and International Relations
    Edited by Sorin Baiasu, Sylvie Loriaux
    To Be Published October 29th 2015
  8. Western Muslim Reactions to Conflicts Abroad: Conflict Spillovers to Diasporas
    By Juris Pupcenoks
    To Be Published November 30th 2015
  9. United States in Africa: Reconciling Foreign Policy and Security Challenges
    By Robert J. Griffiths
    To Be Published December 14th 2015
  10. Corruption as an International Crime: Conflict, State Failure and Judicial Accountability
    By Dave Benjamin
    To Be Published December 14th 2015

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