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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 118 results in Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. History and International Relations

    By Thomas W. Smith

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book is a major contribution to the debate about philosophy and method in history and international relations. The author analyses IR scholarship from classical realism to quantitative and postmodern work....

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Small States and International Security

    Europe and Beyond

    Edited by Clive Archer, Alyson J.K. Bailes, Anders Wivel

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book explains what ‘small’ states are and explores their current security challenges, in general terms and through specific examples. It reflects the shift from traditional security definitions emphasizing defence and armaments, to new security concerns such as economic, societal and...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Agency, Structure and International Politics

    From Ontology to Empirical Inquiry

    By Gil Friedman, Harvey Starr

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The concepts of agency and structure are of increasing and defining importance to international relations and politics as fields of enquiry and knowledge. This is the first book to explore the two concepts in depth in that context.The agent-structure problem refers to questions concerning the...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Arctic Sovereignty

    Oil, Ice, and Inuit Governance

    By Jessica M. Shadian

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Interest in Arctic politics is on the rise. While recent accounts of the topic place much emphasis on climate change or a new geopolitics of the region, the history of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) and Arctic politics reaches back much further in time. Drawing out the complex relationship...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Securitizations of Citizenship

    Edited by Peter Nyers

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Securitizations of Citizenship investigates how the fate of citizenship is now caught up in a dramatic and dangerous process of securitizing political communities. In the nervous state of affairs of the post-9/11 period, technologies of surveillance and control are rapidly proliferating, creating...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. United Nations Reform

    Heading North or South?

    By Spencer Zifcak

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book examines recent attempts at reform within the United Nations in the wake of the institutional crisis provoked by the invasion of Iraq. It contends that efforts at reform have foundered owing to fundamental and bitter political disagreements between the nations of the global North and...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Anglo-American Relations

    Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Steve Marsh, Alan P. Dobson

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book provides an examination of contemporary Anglo-American relations. Sometimes controversially referred to as the Special Relationship, Anglo-American relations constitute arguably the most important bilateral relationship of modern times. However, in recent years, there have been frequent...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge