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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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31-40 of 124 results in Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
  1. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge