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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 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 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 6th 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 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 30th 2011 by Routledge