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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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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