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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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61-70 of 120 results in Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. International Cooperation and Arctic Governance

    Regime Effectiveness and Northern Region Building

    Edited by Olav Schram Stokke, Geir Hønneland

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    A new exploration of the impacts of Arctic regimes in such vital areas as pollution, biodiversity, indigenous affairs, health and climate change. The post-Cold War era has seen an upsurge in interest in Arctic affairs. With new international regimes targeting Arctic issues at both the global and...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  6. International Relations and Security in the Digital Age

    Edited by Johan Eriksson, Giampiero Giacomello

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book examines the impact of the information revolution on international and domestic security, attempting to remedy both the lack of theoretically informed analysis of information security and the US-centric tendency in the existing literature. International Relations and Security in the...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Law and Legalization in Transnational Relations

    Edited by Christian Brütsch, Dirk Lehmkuhl

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This volume addresses the emergence of multiple legal and law-like arrangements that alter the interaction between states, their delegated agencies, international organizations and non-state actors in international and transnational politics. Political scientists and legal scholars have been...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The War on Terror and the Growth of Executive Power?

    A Comparative Analysis

    Edited by John E Owens, Riccardo Pelizzo

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington prompted a "global war on terror" that led to a significant shift in the balance of executive-legislative power in the United States towards the executive at the expense of the Congress. In this volume, seasoned scholars examine the extent to which...

    Published June 14th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Civil Society, Religion and Global Governance

    Paradigms of Power and Persuasion

    Edited by Helen James

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This is one of the first books to explore the nexus between civil society, religion, and global governance, their impact on human security and well-being, and significance for current debates in international politics. The contributors examine salient aspects of the secular state whose monopoly on,...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Defining and Defying Organised Crime

    Discourse, Perceptions and Reality

    Edited by Felia Allum, Francesca Longo, Daniela Irrera, Panos A. Kostakos

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Organized crime is now a major threat to all industrial and non-industrial countries. Using an inter-disciplinary and comparative approach this book examines the nature of this threat. By analysing the existing, official institutional discourse on organized crime it examines whether or not it has...

    Published February 16th 2010 by Routledge