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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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21-30 of 119 results in Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
  1. Understanding Transatlantic Relations

    Whither the West?

    By Serena Simoni

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    In light of the Arab Spring and after days of public quarreling that highlighted the divisions among NATO’s members on an agreement to give command of the "no-fly" zone in Libya to the Alliance, it is evident that the U.S. is having problems engaging with its European allies and partners. Why is...

    Published May 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. New Norms and Knowledge in World Politics

    Protecting people, intellectual property and the environment

    By Preslava Stoeva

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book examines the process of norm development and knowledge creation in international politics, and assesses these processes in case studies on protection from torture, intellectual property rights and climate change. Drawing on the theories of constructivism and the sociology of scientific...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Power, Resistance and Conflict in the Contemporary World

    Social movements, networks and hierarchies

    By Athina Karatzogianni, Andrew Robinson

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book examines issues of organisation in resistance movements, discussing topics including the integration of the world system, the intersection of networks with discourses of identity, and the possibility of social transformation. Drawing on a number of theorists including Deleuze and...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Mediation in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Transforming Conflicts and Building Peace

    Edited by Dale Bagshaw, Elisabeth Porter

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book examines mediation in connection with peacebuilding in the Asia-Pacific region, providing practical examples which either highlight the weaknesses within certain mediation approaches or demonstrate best-practice. The authors explore the extent to which current ideas and practices of...

    Published April 9th 2013 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 April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Securitization of Humanitarian Migration

    Digging moats and sinking boats

    By Scott D. Watson

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book examines how western liberal states are progressively restricting access to refugees and asylum seekers, even though these states have signed international agreements obliging them to offer protection to those fleeing persecution and to advocate the spread of human rights and humanitarian...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 March 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Peacebuilding and International Administration

    The Cases of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo

    By Niels van Willigen

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book provides a detailed historical and political analysis of the role and effectiveness of international administration in statebuilding. It analyses how the international administrations in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo have attempted to create sustainable political institutions and to...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Promise and Perils of Transnationalization

    NGO Activism and the Socialization of Women’s Human Rights in Egypt and Iran

    By Benjamin Stachursky

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    To date, most constructivist international relations studies have characterized the influence of transnationalism on domestic forms of activism as uniformly positive. In particular, transnational interactions are viewed as positive factors for the development and daily impact of gender activism....

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Climate Change and Foreign Policy

    Case Studies from East to West

    Edited by Paul G. Harris

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Climate Change and Foreign Policy: Case Studies from East to West and its companion volume, Environmental Change and Foreign Policy: Theory and Practice, examine and explain the role of foreign policy politics, processes and institutions in efforts to protect the environment and natural resources....

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge