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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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81-90 of 120 results in Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
  1. State-Building

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Aidan Hehir, Neil Robinson

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This study brings together internationally renowned academics to provide a detailed insight into the theory and practice of state-building. State-building is one of the dominant themes in contemporary international relations. This text addresses both the theoretical logic behind state-building and...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty

    Edited by Peter Graeff, Guido Mehlkop

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    For a very large part of the world’s population, poverty and war are still part of everyday life. Drawing on insights from several disciplines, this book attempts to find scientific answers to explain the relationship between conflict and poverty. This interdisciplinary volume brings together a...

    Published November 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  3. Human Security

    Concepts and implications

    By Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, Anuradha Chenoy

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book, now available in paperback, traces the key evolutions in the development of the concept of human security, the various definitions and critiques, how it relates to other concepts, and what it implies for polities, politics, and policy. Human security is an important subject for the...

    Published October 27th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Peacebuilding

    Women in International Perspective

    By Elisabeth Porter

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book clarifies some key ideas and practices underlying peacebuilding; understood broadly as formal and informal peace processes that occur during pre-conflict, conflict and post-conflict transformation. Applicable to all peacebuilders, Elisabeth Porter highlights positive examples of women’s...

    Published July 24th 2008 by Routledge

  5. International Relations in Europe

    Traditions, Perspectives and Destinations

    Edited by Knud Erik Jørgensen, Tonny Brems Knudsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    A new and illuminating critical examination of international relations in Europe. This new volume presents all of the state of the art thinking, focusing particularly on international relations theory and theoretical debates in Western and Central European countries.The contributors seek...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Autonomy, Self Governance and Conflict Resolution

    Innovative approaches to Institutional Design in Divided Societies

    Edited by Marc Weller, Stefan Wolff

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Conflicts over the rights of self-defined population groups to determine their own destiny within the boundaries of existing states are among the most violent forms of inter-communal conflict. Many experts agree that autonomy regimes are a useful framework within which competing claims to...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  7. A Human Security Doctrine for Europe

    Project, Principles, Practicalities

    Edited by Marlies Glasius, Mary Kaldor

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    A Human Security Doctrine for Europe explores the actual needs of individual people in conflict areas, rather than using a conventional institutional or geo-political perspectives. This new volume proposes that Europe should develop a new kind of human security capability that...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Interregionalism and International Relations

    A Stepping Stone to Global Governance?

    Edited by Jürgen Rüland, Heiner Hänggi, Ralf Roloff

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Interregionalism, the institutionalized relations between world regions, is a new phenomenon in international relations. It also a new layer of development in an increasingly differentiated global order. This volume examines the structure of this phenomenon and the scholarly discourse it is...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The History and Politics of UN Security Council Reform

    By Dimitris Bourantonis

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This is a penetrating analysis of UN Security Council reform. It presents an overview of the current debates - emphasising the potential for, and modalities of, adjustment in the post-Cold War era - through a systematic investigation of the various reform proposals and the attitudes of member...

    Published October 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  10. Culture and International Relations

    Narratives, Natives and Tourists

    By Julie Reeves

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Culture and International Relations contextually re-examines the history of international relations in order to explore how the discipline has imported and employed the concept of culture. The author challenges the notion that IR has only been interested in culture since the end of the Cold War by...

    Published October 22nd 2007 by Routledge