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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 122 results in Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
  1. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking Foreign Policy

    Edited by Fredrik Bynander, Stefano Guzzini

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This edited volume is a tribute to, and a debate with, the scholarship of Walter Carlsnaes and his contribution to the study of foreign policy in both its conceptualization and application. This book probes the theoretical boundaries of Foreign policy analysis, and questions orthodox...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Regional Integration and Democratic Conditionality: How Democracy Clauses Help Democratic Consolidation and Deepening
    By Gaspare M. Genna, Taeko Hiroi
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  2. India in South Asia: Domestic Identity Politics and Foreign Policy from Nehru to the BJP
    By Sinderpal Singh
    To Be Published December 31st 2014
  3. International Relations and Historical Sociology: Breaking Down Boundaries
    By Stephen Hobden
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  4. Positive Security
    By Paul Roe, Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv
    To Be Published January 30th 2015
  5. Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy: China, Russia, and the United States' Pursuit of Relevancy and Power
    By Gregory O. Hall
    To Be Published February 17th 2015
  6. 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 March 30th 2015
  7. United States in Africa: Reconciling Foreign Policy and Security Challenges
    By Robert J. Griffiths
    To Be Published June 1st 2015
  8. Profits, Security and Human Rights: Regulating Canada’s Extractive Sector in Developing Countries
    Edited by James F. Rochlin
    To Be Published June 1st 2015
  9. Sincerity in Politics and International Relations
    Edited by Sorin Baiasu, Sylvie Loriaux
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  10. Institutions and Uneven Development: Wealth Differences and National Politics
    By Melissa Ziegler Rogers
    To Be Published October 1st 2015

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