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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. 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

  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 November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Political Loyalty and the Nation-State

    Edited by Andrew Linklater, Michael Waller

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Political Loyalty and the Nation-State examines the gradual weakening of the state's ability to order the political allegiances of its subjects. At the focal centre of the book lies the question of the extent to which it is possible to invest political principles, such as the rules and procedures...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics and International Relations

    The Case of Italy

    By Elisabetta Brighi

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book offers a re-examination of foreign policy, in its relation with domestic politics and international relations (IR). Bringing together a vast body of literature from IR, foreign policy analysis, comparative politics and public policy, this book systematically reconceptualises foreign...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Interpreting Global Security

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Oliver Daddow, Ian Hall

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This edited collection explores the fruitfulness of applying an interpretive approach to the study of global security. The interpretive approach concentrates on unpacking the meanings and beliefs of various policy actors, and, crucially, explains those beliefs by locating them in historical...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. A Strategic Understanding of UN Economic Sanctions

    International Relations, Law and Development

    By Golnoosh Hakimdavar

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Economic Sanctions are increasingly used as a legal, non-military technique of combating abusers of international peace. However it remains unclear how the success or failure of these sanctions is measured. This book examines the seldom-explored United Nations’ economic sanctions deliberation...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Politics and the Bomb

    The Role of Experts in the Creation of Cooperative Nuclear Non-Proliferation Agreements

    By Sara Z. Kutchesfahani

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Epistemic communities represent networks of knowledge-based experts that help articulate cause-and-effect relationships of complex problems, define the self-interests of a state, or formulate specific policies for state decision makers. However, the role of these scientists and...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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