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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 63 results in New International Relations
  1. Liberalism and War

    The Victors and the Vanquished

    By Andrew Williams

    Series: New International Relations

    Military power is now the main vehicle for regime change. The US army has been used on more than 30 different occasions in the post-Cold War world compared with just 10 during the whole of the Cold War era. Leading scholar Andrew Williams tackles contemporary thinking on war with this...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Constructing Sovereignty between Politics and Law

    By Tanja E. Aalberts

    Series: New International Relations

    This book explores the interplay between sovereignty, politics and law through different conceptualizations of sovereignty. Despite developments such as European integration, globalization, and state failure, sovereignty proves to be a resilient institution in contemporary international politics....

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Maritime Piracy and the Construction of Global Governance

    Edited by Michael J. Struett, Jon D. Carlson, Mark T. Nance

    Series: New International Relations

    Piratical attacks have become more frequent, violent, costly and increasingly threaten to undermine order in the international system. Much attention has focused on Somalia, but piracy is a problem worldwide. Recent coordination efforts among states in South East Asia appear to have helped in the...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. European Integration and Postcolonial Sovereignty Games

    The EU Overseas Countries and Territories

    Edited by Rebecca Adler-Nissen, Ulrik Pram Gad

    Series: New International Relations

    This book examines how sovereignty works in the context of European integration and postcolonialism. Focusing on a group of micro-polities associated with the European Union, it offers a new understanding of international relations in the context of modern sovereignty. This book offers a...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Dao of World Politics

    Towards a Post-Westphalian, Worldist International Relations

    By L. H. M. Ling

    Series: New International Relations

    This book draws on Daoist yin/yang dialectics to move world politics from the current stasis of hegemony, hierarchy, and violence to a more balanced engagement with parity, fluidity, and ethics. The author theorizes that we may develop a richer, more representative approach towards sustainable and...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. International Orders in the Early Modern World

    Before the Rise of the West

    Edited by Shogo Suzuki, Yongjin Zhang, Joel Quirk

    Series: New International Relations

    This book examines the historical interactions of the West and non-Western world, and investigates whether or not the exclusive adoption of Western-oriented ‘international norms’ is the prerequisite for the construction of international order. This book sets out to challenge the Eurocentric...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Power, Realism and Constructivism

    By Stefano Guzzini

    Series: New International Relations

    Framed by a new and substantial introductory chapter, the book collects Stefano Guzzini’s research on power, realism and constructivism. It explores the diversity of different schools and their intrinsic tensions and fallacies by analysing both theories and their assumptions, and theorists...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. The United States and Great Power Responsibility in International Society

    Drones, Rendition and Invasion

    By Wali Aslam

    Series: New International Relations

    This book evaluates American foreign policy actions from the perspective of great power responsibility, with three case studies: Operation Iraqi Freedom, American drone strikes in Pakistan and the post- 9/11 practice of extraordinary rendition. This book argues that the US invasion of Iraq in 2003...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Becoming European

    A study of Polish and Baltic Post-Cold War security imaginaries

    By Maria Mälksoo

    Series: New International Relations

    This book weaves together perspectives drawn from critical international relations, anthropology and social theory in order to understand the Polish and Baltic post-Cold War politics of becoming European. Approaching the study of Europe’s eastern enlargement through a post-colonial critique,...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. War in International Society

    By Lacy Pejcinovic

    Series: New International Relations

    Is war an institution of international society and how is it constituted as such across the evolution of international society? This book is an inquiry into the purpose of war as a social institution, as originally put forward by Hedley Bull. It offers a comprehensive examination of what is...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge