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New and Published Books

  1. Nuclear Weapons and International Security

    Collected Essays

    By Ramesh Thakur

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This volume brings together more than three decades of research and writings by Professor Ramesh Thakur on the challenges posed by nuclear weapons. Following an introduction to the current nuclear state of play, the book addresses the challenge of nuclear weapons in three parts. Part I describes...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. International Judicial Institutions

    The architecture of international justice at home and abroad, 2nd Edition

    By Richard J. Goldstone, Adam M. Smith

    Series: Global Institutions

    This fully-updated and much expanded second edition provides a much needed, short and accessible introduction to the current debates in international humanitarian law. Written by a former UN Chief Prosecutor and a leading international law expert, this book analyses the legal and political...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Becoming Rivals

    The Process of Interstate Rivalry Development

    By Brandon Valeriano

    Series: Foreign Policy Analysis

    Rivalries are a fundamental aspect of all international interactions. The concept of rivalry suggests that historic animosity may be the most fundamental variable in explaining and understanding why states commit international violence against each other. By understanding the historic factors...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Challenges of Constructing Legitimacy in Peacebuilding

    Afghanistan, Iraq, Sierra Leone, and East Timor

    By Daisaku Higashi

    Series: Global Institutions

    Peacebuilding is a critical issue in world politics. Surprisingly, however, there has not been a full examination of concrete policies and implementation strategies to generate legitimacy in "host states" by either international relations (IR) theorists or practitioners. The objective of this book...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. International Organisations and the Politics of Migration

    Edited by Martin Geiger, Antoine Pécoud

    Series: Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

    Over the last two decades, international migration has become a global issue. It is perceived as an ongoing challenge for governments, as well as an issue that is deeply related to other international challenges, such as development, climate change, security and public health. In this context,...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Citizenship in Immigrant Democracies

    The Experience of the United States, Canada and Australia

    Edited by Geoffrey Brahm Levey, Ayelet Shachar

    This book brings together scholars from various disciplines to explore current issues and trends in the rethinking of migration and citizenship from the perspective of three major immigrant democracies – Australia, Canada, and the United States. These countries share a history of pronounced...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Globalization: The Career of a Concept

    Edited by Manfred B. Steger, Paul James

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    One of the keywords of our time, ‘globalization’ frames how we understand our interconnected world. An ambiguous signifier carrying multiple meanings, the term is usually used to refer to the extension and intensification of social relations across the world. Many works have been authored that deal...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy

    China, Russia, and the United States' Pursuit of Relevancy and Power

    By Gregory O. Hall

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy examines the American, Chinese, and Russian (Big 3) competition for power and influence in the Post-Cold War Era. With the ascension of regional powers such as India, Iran, Brazil, and Turkey, the Big 3 dynamic is an evolving one, which cannot be ignored because...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Introduction to Political Theory

    3rd Edition

    By John Hoffman, Paul Graham

    Introduction to Political Theory is a text for the 21st century. It shows students why an understanding of theory is crucial to an understanding of issues and events in a rapidly shifting global political landscape. Bringing together classic and contemporary political concepts and ideologies into...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement

    By Katrina M. Powell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In this book, Powell examines the ways that identities are constructed in displacement narratives based on cases of eminent domain, natural disaster, and civil unrest, attending specifically to the rhetorical strategies employed as barriers and boundaries intersect with individual lives. She...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge