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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. 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

  2. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 22nd 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge