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New International Relations

Series Editor: Richard Little, Iver B. Neumann, Jutta Weldes

The field of international relations has changed dramatically in recent years. This series covers the major issues that have emerged and reflects the latest academic thinking in this particularly dynamic arena.

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11-20 of 61 results in New International Relations
  1. Justice, Order and Anarchy

    The International Political Theory of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

    By Alex Prichard

    Series: New International Relations

    This book provides a contextual account of the first anarchist theory of war and peace, and sheds new light on our contemporary understandings of anarchy in International Relations. Although anarchy is arguably the core concept of the discipline of international relations, scholarship has largely...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Bourdieu in International Relations

    Rethinking Key Concepts in IR

    Edited by Rebecca Adler-Nissen

    Series: New International Relations

    This book rethinks the key concepts of International Relations by drawing on the work of Pierre Bourdieu. The last few years have seen a genuine wave of publications promoting sociology in international relations. Scholars have suggested that Bourdieu’s vocabulary can be applied to study security,...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Making Sense, Making Worlds

    Constructivism in Social Theory and International Relations

    By Nicholas Onuf

    Series: New International Relations

    Nicholas Onuf is a leading scholar in international relations and introduced constructivism to international relations, coining the term constructivism in his book World of Our Making (1989). He was featured as one of twelve scholars featured in Iver B. Neumann and Ole Wæver, eds., The Future of...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Routledge

  4. China in UN Security Council Decision-Making on Iraq

    Conflicting Understandings, Competing Preferences

    By Suzanne Xiao Yang

    Series: New International Relations

    With the rupture of the UN Security Council in March 2003 over the US spearheaded intervention in Iraq, the attempts made to subject the use of force to the rule of law had failed. Widespread Europe-US disagreement of the role of the UNSC has hindered more effective decisions for China and its...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Scandinavian International Society

    Primary Institutions and Binding Forces, 1815-2010

    By Laust Schouenborg

    Series: New International Relations

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of Scandinavia as a regional international society, including the Nordic Peace and the rise of the Scandinavian welfare state. Schouenborg aims to take the next big step in the theoretical development of the English School of International Relations -...

    Published July 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. NATO’s Security Discourse after the Cold War

    Representing the West

    By Andreas Behnke

    Series: New International Relations

    This book analyses the way in which the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) defines the West after the end of the Cold War and the demise of its constitutive ‘Other’, the Soviet Union. The book offers a theoretical critique of liberal approaches to security, and focuses on NATO’s...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. World of Our Making

    Rules and Rule in Social Theory and International Relations

    By Nicholas Onuf

    Series: New International Relations

    World of our Making is a major contribution to contemporary social science. Now reissued in this volume, Onuf’s seminal text is key reading for anyone who wishes to study modern international relations. Onuf understands all of international relations to be a matter of rules and rule in foreign...

    Published July 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. International Relations and the First Great Debate

    Edited by Brian Schmidt

    Series: New International Relations

    This book provides an authoritative account of the controversy about the first great debate in the field of International Relations. Of all the self-images of International Relations, none is as pervasive and enduring as the notion that a great debate pitting idealists against realists took place...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Alker and IR

    Global Studies in an Interconnected World

    Edited by Renée Marlin-Bennett

    Series: New International Relations

    International Relations have rarely been considered a synthesis of humanistic and social sciences approaches to understand the complex connections of a global, and globalizing, world. One of the few scholars to have accomplished this creative blend was Hayward R. Alker. Alker and IR presents a set...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The International Politics of Judicial Intervention

    Creating a More Just Order

    By Andrea Birdsall

    Series: New International Relations

    This volume considers the most recent demands for justice within the international system, examining how such aspirations often conflict with norms of state sovereignty and non-intervention. From an interdisciplinary approach that combines issues of International Relations with International Law,...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge