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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of International Organizations

    Views from insiders

    Edited by Patrick Weller, Xu Yi-chong

    Series: Global Institutions

    International organisations (IOs) often receive a bad press, seen as intrusive, domineering and unresponsive to the needs of the people and countries they are meant to serve. The best way to understand the operation of these international organisations is to bring together those who represent their...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. A Magna Carta for all Humanity

    Homing in on Human Rights

    By Francesca Klug

    The Magna Carta, sealed in 1215, has come to stand for the rule of law, curbs on executive power and the freedom to enjoy basic liberties. When the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations in 1948, it was heralded as 'a Magna Carta for all human kind'. Yet in the year...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Immigration Detention

    The migration of a policy and its human impact

    Edited by Amy Nethery, Stephanie J Silverman

    Series: Global Order Studies

    Before the turn of the century, few states used immigration detention. Today, nearly every state around the world has adopted immigration detention policy in some form. States practice detention as a means to address both the accelerating numbers of people crossing their borders, and the...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Transboundary Water Management and the Climate Change Debate

    By Anton Earle, Ana Elisa Cascao, Stina Hansson, Anders Jägerskog, Ashok Swain, Joakim Öjendal

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Climate change has an impact on the ability of transboundary water management institutions to deliver on their respective mandates. The starting point for this book is that actors within transboundary water management institutions develop responses to the climate change debate, as...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation and Policy

    Edited by Joseph F. Pilat, Nathan E. Busch

    This new Handbook is a comprehensive examination of the rich and complex issues of nuclear proliferation in the early 21st century. The future of the decades-long effort to prevent the further spread of weapons of mass destruction is at a crossroads today. If international nonproliferation...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Climate Migration and Security

    Securitisation as a Strategy in Climate Change Politics

    By Ingrid Boas

    Series: Environmental Politics

    Climate migration, as an image of people moving due to sea-level rise and increased drought, has been presented as one of the main security risks of global warming. The rationale is that climate change will cause mass movements of climate refugees, causing tensions and even violent conflict....

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Justice, Order and Anarchy

    The International Political Theory of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

    By Alex Prichard

    Series: New International Relations

    This book provides a contextual account of the first anarchist theory of war and peace, and sheds new light on our contemporary understandings of anarchy in International Relations. Although anarchy is arguably the core concept of the discipline of international relations, scholarship has largely...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Political Agency

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Bice Maiguashca, Raffaele Marchetti

    Series: Global Order Studies

    This book explores and critically reflects on the theory and practice of political agency in contemporary global politics. In light of the changing relationship between the state, the market and the society, it seeks to map both theoretically and empirically contemporary forms of global political...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Governing International Watercourses

    River Basin Organizations and the Sustainable Governance of Internationally Shared Rivers and Lakes

    By Susanne Schmeier

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book focuses on River Basin Organizations as the key institutions for managing internationally shared water resources. This includes a comparative analysis of all River Basin Organizations worldwide and three in-depth case studies from three different continents. The detailed case studies are...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge