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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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51-60 of 118 results in Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
  1. Interrogating Democracy in World Politics

    Edited by Joe Hoover, Meera Sabaratnam, Laust Schouenborg

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    It is often assumed that democracy is both desirable and possible in global politics. Interrogating Democracy in World Politics provides an important counter-argument to this assumption by questioning the history, meaning and concepts of democracy in contemporary international and global...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The EU-Russia Strategic Partnership

    The Limits of Post-Sovereignty in International Relations

    By Hiski Haukkala

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Why have the European Union and the Russian Federation encountered severe difficulties in developing their relationship? Why haven’t the parties lived up to the initial promise and enthusiasm of the early 1990s? Beginning with the immediate aftermath of the dissolution of the Soviet Union, this...

    Published May 5th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Empire of Security and the Safety of the People

    Edited by William Bain

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This is an accessible new examination of what ‘security’ means today, contextualizing the term amongst other key ideas, such as the nation state, diplomacy, war and autonomy. By exploring the many differing conceptions of security, this study clearly explains how the idea of security in...

    Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Gender Inclusive

    Essays on violence, men, and feminist international relations

    By Adam Jones

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Gender Inclusive offers a challenging and unconventional reinterpretation of gender and mass violence. Compiling essays and excerpts drawn from nearly two decades of Adam Jones’s writing on gender and politics, this stimulating and diverse collection of essays explores vital issues surrounding ‘...

    Published March 9th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Transnational Activism in the UN and the EU

    A comparative study

    Edited by Jutta Joachim, Birgit Locher

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Comparing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the United Nations and the European Union across a range of different issue areas, this volume examines how the choice of venue and institution affects the strategies of NGOs. Despite significant differences with respect to their scope, membership...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Violence and Non-Violence in Africa

    Edited by Pal Ahluwalia, Louise Bethleham, Ruth Ginio

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This unique volume seeks both to historicize and to deconstruct the pervasive, almost ritualistic, association of Africa with forms of terrorism as well as extreme violence, the latter bordering on and including genocide. Africa is tendentiously associated with violence in the popular and academic...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Human Security, Law and the Prevention of Terrorism

    By Andrej Zwitter

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This study examines two important questions regarding terrorism and political violence: which threats to human security constitute root causes for collective violence and which adequate responses for these root causes are available to the international community. The responses are examined on the...

    Published October 24th 2010 by Routledge

  8. War, Peace and Hegemony in a Globalized World

    The Changing Balance of Power in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Chandra Chari

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book focuses on how the US could adapt its foreign policy initiatives to fit in with the growing aspirations of a multipolar world for a more balanced international order. Written by leading scholars, such as Joseph Nye, Eric Hobsbawm and Akira Iriye, the volume examines if the absence of a...

    Published August 14th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Ethics, Liberalism and Realism in International Relations

    By Mark D. Gismondi

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book explores the complex issue of international ethics in the two dominant schools of thought in international relations; Liberalism and Realism. Both theories suffer from an inability to integrate the ethical and pragmatic dimensions of foreign policy. Liberal policy makers often suffer...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Globalization, Prostitution and Sex Trafficking

    Corporeal Politics

    By Elina Penttinen

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Globalization has been traditionally interpreted as a phenomenon that takes place at the macro level and is determined by states and markets. This volume takes a different approach to understanding globalization, showing how through the global sex trade, globalization is embodied and enacted by...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge