New and Published Books
1-10 of 14 results in Studies in International Relations
Globalization, Knowledge Transfers and Postcolonial Dilemmas
Drawing on recent deconstructions in anthropology, postcolonial studies, and critical sociology, Malaysia and the Development Process situates and explores the phenomenon of international knowledge transfers within the context of globalization. Based on primary and secondary research, and a series...
Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge
Considering Patterns of Participation, 1948-2000
The book examines patterns of participation in human rights treaties. International relations theory is divided on what motivates states to participate in treaties, specifically human rights treaties. Instead of examining the specific motivations, this dissertation examines patterns of...
Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge
A Paradigm for the Post-Colonial State
External intervention by the U.N. and other actors in ethnic conflicts has interfered with the state-building process in post-colonial states. Rear examines the 1991 uprisings in Iraq and demonstrates how this intervention has contributed to the problems with democratization experienced in the...
Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge
U.S. Relations with Mexico and Colombia, 1989-2000
This book examines different levels of narcotics control cooperation between the United States, Mexico and Colombia. Victor J. Hinojosa finds that Mexico is consistently held to a very different standard than Colombia and that the US often satisfies domestic political pressures to be tough on...
Published May 3rd 2012 by Routledge
The Construction of an International Region
This work draws upon the history of Arctic development and the view of the Arctic in different states to explain how such a discourse has manifested itself in current broader cooperation across eight statistics analysis based on organization developments from the late 1970s to the present, shows...
Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge
Collective Bargaining and Regulatory Politics in Maritime Shipping
This is a book about how global unionism was born in the maritime shipping sector. It argues that the industrial structure of shipping, and specifically the interconnected nature of shipping production chains, facilitated the globalization of union bargaining strategy, and the transnationalization...
Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge
The Emergence of an International Norm
This book traces the process by which national elections became international events or, more precisely, what the effects of this process are on state sovereignty. Contrary to the conventional wisdom in International Relations - to judge by the neglect of this phenomenon in the literature - this...
Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge
This book investigates whether an international institution can alter state behaviour and thereby contribute to the peaceful resolution of a conflict. Kenneth Dombroski focuses on the series of interrelated peacekeeping efforts undertaken to help resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict from 1948-1994....
Published March 17th 2010 by Routledge
Constructing a Theory to Combat Corruption
Political corruption in the Caribbean Basin retards state economic growth and development, undermines government legitimacy, and threatens state security. In spite of recent anti-corruption efforts of intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations (IGO/NGOs), Caribbean political corruption...
Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge