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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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31-40 of 60 results in New International Relations
  1. Africa and the North

    Between Globalization and Marginalization

    Edited by Ulf Engel, Gorm Rye Olsen

    Series: New International Relations

    An important new discussion of Africa's place in the international system. This volume discusses Africa's place in the international system, examining the way in which the Westphalian system, in light of the impact of globalization and transnational networks, continues to play a major role in the...

    Published March 4th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Territorial Conflicts in World Society

    Modern Systems Theory, International Relations and Conflict Studies

    Edited by Stephen Stetter

    Series: New International Relations

    By bringing into dialogue modern systems theory and international relations, this text provides theoretically innovative and empirically rich perspectives on conflicts in world society. This collection contrasts Niklas Luhmann’s theory of world society in modern systems theory with more classical...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Ontological Security in International Relations

    Self-Identity and the IR State

    By Brent J. Steele

    Series: New International Relations

    The central assertion of this book is that states pursue social actions to serve self-identity needs, even when these actions compromise their physical existence. Three forms of social action, sometimes referred to as ‘motives’ of state behaviour (moral, humanitarian, and honour-driven) are...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Regional Identity

    Meddling with the Mediterranean

    By Michelle Pace

    Series: New International Relations

    A keen analysis of the impact of European regionalism in the Mediterranean, focusing on the politics of representation and constructions of identity.The Mediterranean - as a region, as an area of EU policy and as a place on the fringe of a rapidly integrating Europe - has been a theoretically...

    Published October 21st 2007 by Routledge

  5. European Approaches to International Relations Theory

    A House with Many Mansions

    By Jörg Friedrichs

    Series: New International Relations

    A well-established community of American scholars has long dominated the discipline of international relations. Recently, however, certain strands of continental theorizing are being introduced into the mainstream. This is a critical examination of European approaches to international...

    Published October 21st 2007 by Routledge

  6. Culture and Security

    Symbolic Power and the Politics of International Security

    By Michael Williams

    Series: New International Relations

    This book examines the role of culture in contemporary security policies, providing a critical overview of the ways in which culture has been theorized in security studies. Developing a theoretical framework that stresses the relationship between culture, power, security and strategy, the volume...

    Published April 30th 2007 by Routledge

  7. States of Political Discourse

    Words, Regimes, Seditions

    By Costas Constantinou

    Series: New International Relations

    * How are states made possible, constructed in theory and practice, and what alternative possibilities are given up by conferring legitimacy on states?* How do 'reasons of state' appropriate and inform discourses of sovereignty, territoriality, historiography, diplomacy, security and community?*...

    Published December 4th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Power of International Theory

    Reforging the Link to Foreign Policy-Making through Scientific Enquiry

    By Fred Chernoff

    Series: New International Relations

    This new study challenges how we think about international relations, presenting an analysis of current trends and insights into new directions. It shows how the discipline of international relations was created with a purpose of helping policy makers to build a more peaceful and just world....

    Published December 4th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Hegemony & History

    By J H Adam Watson

    Series: New International Relations

    This collection of essays records the development of Adam Watson's thinking about international theory from the 1950s to the present, exploring his contribution to, and the development of, the English School. Adam Watson was one of the members of the British Committee on the Theory of...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Human Rights and World Trade

    Hunger in International Society

    By Ana Gonzalez-Pelaez

    Series: New International Relations

    A new and incisive analysis of the political viability of human rights, with an in-depth investigation of its largest violation: world hunger. Gonzalez-Pelaez develops John Vincent's theory of basic human rights within the context of the international political economy and...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge