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Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

International relations is a rapidly changing area of research, reacting to and anticipating an ever more integrated and globalised world. This series aims to publish the best new work in the field of international relations, and of politics more generally. Books in the series challenge existing empirical and normative theories, and advance new paradigms as well as presenting significant new research.

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91-100 of 118 results in Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
  1. Gender and Civil Society

    By Jude Howell, Diane Mulligan

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Over the last two decades there has been considerable enthusiasm for the concept of civil society amongst researchers, practitioners and activists. Yet despite this enthusiasm for the concept, the gendered nature of civil society and the impact of feminist organizing on civil society has received...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Ethical Foreign Policy

    Pitfalls, Possibilities and Paradoxes

    Edited by David Chandler, Volker Heins

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This new volume moves beyond the limits of current debate to show how today’s foreign policy is increasingly about values rather than interests and why ethics are now playing a central role. Rather than counterposing interests and ethics, trying to find ‘hidden agendas’ or emphasizing the...

    Published November 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  3. Global Civil Society

    Contested Futures

    Edited by Gideon Baker, David Chandler

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    For many commentators, global civil society is revolutionising our approach to global politics, as new non-state-based and border-free expressions of political community challenge territorial sovereignty as the exclusive basis for political community and identity. This challenge 'from below' to the...

    Published November 21st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Global Governmentality

    Governing International Spaces

    Edited by Wendy Larner, William Walters

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Foucault's thoughts on governmentality have made a significant impact on the studies of power and governance in modern societies. However, most studies of governmentality confine themselves to the exploration of power within nation-states. Global Governmentality extends Foucault's political thought...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Ethics, Justice and International Relations

    Constructing an International Community

    By Peter Sutch

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This topical and timely book critically explores contemporary liberal international relations theory. In the fifty years since the declaration of human rights, the language of international relations has come to incorporate the language of justice and injustice. The book argues that if justice is...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Constituting Human Rights

    Global Civil Society and the Society of Democratic States

    By Mervyn Frost

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Global civil society and the society of democratic states are the two most inclusive and powerful global practices of our time. In this book, Frost claims that, without an understanding of the role that individual human rights play in these practices no adequate understanding of any major feature...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Mediating International Crises

    By Victor Asal, David Quinn, Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Kathleen Young

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This new book shows how international crises are dangerous episodes that can be destabilizing not only to the actors directly involved but also to the entire international system. Recognizing the primacy of crises as defining moments in international relations, scholars and policy makers...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Political Learning and Citizenship Education Under Conflict

    The Political Socialization of Israeli and Palestinian Youngsters

    By Orit Ichilov

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The central objective of this book is to analyze the characteristics of the social contexts and environments in conflict situations, and the impact that these socializing environments may have on the political learning and emerging citizenship orientations of youngsters. Special attention is given...

    Published September 29th 2004 by Routledge

  9. State Crises, Globalisation and National Movements in North-East Africa

    The Horn's Dilemma

    Edited by Asafa Jalata

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    By identifying the critical central contradictions that are built into the politics of the Horn of Africa, this book demonstrates that the crises of the Horn states stem from their political behaviour and structural forces, such as internal social forces, and global forces that have become involved...

    Published August 18th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Africa in International Politics

    External Involvement on the Continent

    Edited by Ian Taylor, Paul Williams

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Locating Africa on the global stage, this book examines and compares external involvement in the continent, exploring the foreign policies of major states and international organizations towards Africa. The contributors work within a political economy framework in order to study how these powers...

    Published August 11th 2004 by Routledge