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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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41-50 of 120 results in Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
  1. The Politics of Self-Determination

    Beyond the Decolonisation Process

    By Kristina Roepstorff

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Since the formation of the UN in 1945 the international community has witnessed a number of violent self-determination conflicts such as the disintegration of Yugoslavia, Chechnya, Kashmir, and South Sudan that have been a major cause of humanitarian crises and destruction. This book examines the...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. International Relations Theory and Philosophy

    Interpretive dialogues

    Edited by Cerwyn Moore, Chris Farrands

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book discusses the contribution of philosophers and thinkers whose ideas have recently begun to permeate international relations theory. It provides an introduction to the contemporary debates regarding theories and methodologies used to study international relations, particularly the...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The World Bank and HIV/AIDS

    Setting a Global Agenda

    By Sophie Harman

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The governance of the HIV/AIDS pandemic has come to represent a multi-faceted and complex operation in which the World Bank has set and sustained the global agenda for by the World Bank. The governance of HIV/ AIDS. Through economic incentive they have restructured the is a political foundations of...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Power of Ideology

    From the Roman Empire to Al-Qaeda

    By Alex Roberto Hybel

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Since the Roman Empire, leaders have used ideology to organize the masses and instil amongst them a common consciousness, and equally to conquer, assimilate, or repel alternative ideologies. Ideology has been used to help create, safeguard, expand, or tear down political communities, states,...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Superpower Rivalry and Conflict

    The Long Shadow of the Cold War on the 21st Century

    Edited by Chandra Chari

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Variously described by historians and thinkers as the ‘most terrible century in Western history’, ‘a century of massacres and wars’ and the ‘most violent century in human history’, the 20th century – and in particular the period between the First World War and the collapse of the USSR – forms a...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Globalizing Resistance against War

    Theories of Resistance and the New Anti-War Movement

    By Tiina Seppälä

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The political revival of the anti-war movement after 9/11 launched a controversial debate on global resistance. Through detailed study of the anti-war movement in Britain, this book critically evaluates the theoretical debate from the perspective of ‘critical theory in political practice’. This...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. World-Regional Social Policy and Global Governance

    New Research and Policy Agendas in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America

    Edited by Bob Deacon, Maria Cristina Macovei, Luk Van Langenhove, Nicola Yeates

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This volume explores the case for and the prospects of the development of world-regional social policies as integral elements of a pluralistic, equitable and effective system of global governance. Focusing on transnational regionalism, this book examines the trajectory and crossing over of the...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Change and Foreign Policy

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Paul G. Harris

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

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

    Published February 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Contested Politics of Mobility

    Borderzones and Irregularity

    Edited by Vicki Squire

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Irregular migration has emerged as an issue of intensive political debate and governmental practice over recent years. Critically intervening in debates around the governing of irregular migration, The Contested Politics of Mobility explores the politics of mobility through what is defined as an...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Coping and Conformity in World Politics

    By Hugh C. Dyer

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Conformity is a common coping strategy for dealing with stresses in political situations, as well a strategy for dealing with the lack of agreed foundations. This work introduces the conceptual frameworks of coping and conformity to provide a new analysis of the ethical and political demands of...

    Published December 29th 2011 by Routledge