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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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  1. 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

  2. Civilization and Empire

    China and Japan's Encounter with European International Society

    By Shogo Suzuki

    Series: New International Relations

    This book critically examines the influence of International Society on East Asia, and how its attempts to introduce ‘civilization’ to ‘barbarous’ polities contributed to conflict between China and Japan. Challenging existing works that have presented the expansion of (European) International...

    Published April 29th 2011 by Routledge

  3. State Sovereignty and Intervention

    A Discourse Analysis of Interventionary and Non-Interventionary Practices in Kosovo and Algeria

    By Helle Malmvig

    Series: New International Relations

    This new volume shows how state sovereignty is more fluid and contested than is usually appreciated within both conventional and constructivist literature. Whereas previous constructivist works have investigated the temporal contingency of state sovereignty, the spatial contingency of this...

    Published February 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Pragmatism in International Relations

    Edited by Harry Bauer, Elisabetta Brighi

    Series: New International Relations

    This collection of essays introduces pragmatism to the study of international relations and evaluates its potential for the theory and practice of global politics. Seeking to reorient the discipline of International Relations (IR) towards practices and problematic situations, the editors of this...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  5. Constructing Global Enemies

    Hegemony and Identity in International Discourses on Terrorism and Drug Prohibition

    By Eva Herschinger

    Series: New International Relations

    Constructing Global Enemies asks how and why specific interpretations of international terrorism and drug abuse have become hegemonic at the global level. The book analyses the international discourses on terrorism and drug prohibition and compares efforts to counter both, not only from a...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Arguing Global Governance

    Agency, Lifeworld and Shared Reasoning

    Edited by Corneliu Bjola, Markus Kornprobst

    Series: New International Relations

    This book deals with the questions of how global governance can and ought to effectively address serious global problems, such as financial instability, military conflicts, distributive injustice and increasing concerns of ecological disasters. Providing a unified theoretical framework, the...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Puzzles of Politics

    Inquiries into the Genesis and Transformation of International Relations

    By Friedrich Kratochwil

    Series: New International Relations

    Friedrich Kratochwil is the author of the classic book: Rules, Norms and Decisions (1989), which introduced constructivism to international relations and has had a profound and significant impact on the discipline. The Puzzle of Politics brings together for the first time a collection of his key...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations

    Philosophy of Science and Its Implications for the Study of World Politics

    By Patrick Thaddeus Jackson

    Series: New International Relations

    This volume ws the winner of The International Studies Association Theory Section Book Award 2013, presented by the International Studies Association and The Yale H. Ferguson Award 2012, presented by International Studies Association-Northeast. There are many different scientifically...

    Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Social Power in International Politics

    By Peter van Ham

    Series: New International Relations

    Social power, defined as "the ability to set standards, create norms and values that are deemed legitimate and desirable, without resorting to coercion or payment", is a central part of contemporary international politics. This text introduces and defines the concept of social power and considers...

    Published March 21st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Transforming World Politics

    From Empire to Multiple Worlds

    By Anna M. Agathangelou, L.H.M. Ling

    Series: New International Relations

    This book provides a critical understanding of contemporary world politics by arguing that the neoliberal approach to international relations seduces many of us into investing our lives in projects of power and alienation. These projects offer few options for emancipation; consequently, many feel...

    Published May 27th 2009 by Routledge