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New and Published Books

  1. Marx and the End of Orientalism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1978, this title analyses a range of problems that arise in the study of North Africa and the Middle East, bridging the gap between studies of Sociology, Islam, and Marxism. Both Sociology and the study of Islam draw on an Orientalist tradition founded on an idealist epistemology...

    Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Transdisciplinary Solutions for Sustainable Development

    From planetary management to stewardship

    By Mark Charlesworth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Global environmental issues such as climate change and species loss are intensifying despite our best efforts to combat them. The key reason for this is that the drivers of these problems are closely linked to the industrialism and consumerism that are promoted by governments and other...

    Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Azerbaijan

    Legacies of the Past and the Trials of Independence

    By Tadeusz Swietochowski

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    Endowed with a large wealth of oil and situated in a strategic position at the crossroads of diverse influences, Azerbaijan occupies a special place among the independent republics that emerged from the break-up of the USSR. This book focuses on the Soviet and post-Soviet Azerbaijan, presenting in...

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Role of NGOs in African Socio-Economic Development

    By Trudy Owens, Ronelle Burger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), popularly known as charities, are acknowledged to be pivotal to poverty alleviation, especially in African countries where government capacity and revenues are often limited. Despite their prominent role in poverty alleviation, little is known about how these...

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Chinese Security

    Edited by Lowell Dittmer, Maochun Yu

    Located in the center of Asia with one of the largest land frontiers in the world and 14 neighbors whose dispositions could not easily be predicted, China has long been obsessed with security. In this Handbook, an internationally renowned team of contributors provide a comprehensive and systematic...

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this...

    Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Security, Technology and Global Politics

    Thinking with Virilio

    By Mark Lacy

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book analyses some of the key problems explored in Paul Virilio’s theorising on war and security. Paul Virilio has developed a provocative series of writings on how modern societies have shaped the acceleration of military/security technologies – and how technologies of security and...

    Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of International Resilience

    By David Chandler

    Resilience is increasingly discussed as a key concept across many fields of international policy-making from financial crisis, sustainable development, insecurity, conflict and terrorism to urban and rural planning, international aid provision and the prevention of and responses to natural and...

    Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Governing Climate Change

    2nd Edition

    By Harriet Bulkeley, Peter Newell

    Series: Global Institutions

    Governing Climate Change, Second Edition, provides a short and accessible introduction to how climate change is governed by an increasingly diverse range of actors, from civil society and market actors to multilateral development banks, donors, and cities. This updated edition also includes:...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sexualities in World Politics

    How LGBTQ claims shape International Relations

    Edited by Manuela Lavinas Picq, Markus Thiel

    Series: Interventions

    As LGBTQ claims acquire global relevance, how do sexual politics impact the study of International Relations? This book argues that LGBTQ perspectives are not only an inherent part of world politics but can also influence IR theory-making. LGBTQ politics have simultaneously gained international...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge