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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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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