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  1. Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect

    The Power of Norms and the Norms of the Powerful

    By Theresa Reinold

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book explores how the bedrock institution of today’s global order – sovereignty – is undergoing transformation as a result of complex interactions between power and norms, between politics and international law. This book analyses a series of controversial military interventions into the...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Oil and World Power (Routledge Revivals)

    Background to the Oil Crisis

    By Peter R. Odell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The oil industry is the world’s largest commercial enterprise. Its extent is global; international issues are consistently influenced by considerations of oil production and consumption, while the international communications networks of the larger oil companies rival those of many nations. In this...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Africa and the Expansion of International Society

    Surrendering the Savannah

    By John Anthony Pella, Jr

    Series: New International Relations

    This book explores the West-Central African role in, and experience during, the expansion of international society. Building upon theoretical contributions from the English School of international relations, historical sociology and sociology, it departs from Euro-centric assumptions by analysing...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Humanitarian Intervention and Legitimacy Wars

    Seeking Peace and Justice in the 21st Century

    By Richard Falk

    Series: Global Horizons

    In the aftermath of the Cold War there has been a dramatic shift in thinking about the maintenance of peace and security on a global level. This shift is away from a preoccupation with how to prevent major wars between sovereign states to a preoccupation about non-state transnational warfare and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. European-East Asian Borders in Translation

    Edited by Joyce C.H. Liu, Nick Vaughan-Williams

    Series: Interventions

    European-East Asian Borders is an international, trans-disciplinary volume that breaks new ground in the study of borders and bordering practices in global politics. It explores the insights and limitations of border theory developed primarily in the European context to a range of historical and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Critical Security Methods

    New frameworks for analysis

    Edited by Claudia Aradau, Jef Huysmans, Andrew Neal, Nadine Voelkner

    Series: New International Relations

    Critical Security Methods offers a new approach to research methods in critical security studies. It argues that methods are not simply tools to bridge the gap between security theory and security practice. Rather, to practise methods critically means engaging in a more free and experimental...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Kant and International Relations Theory

    Cosmopolitan Community-building

    By Dora Ion

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book challenges popular international relations theories that claim to be based on the political writings of Immanuel Kant, and sheds new light on the philosopher's perspective on peace.Through an analysis of Kant's philosophical work and political traditions of his time, as well as of...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gender Matters in Global Politics

    A Feminist Introduction to International Relations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Gender Matters in Global Politics is a comprehensive textbook for advanced undergraduates studying feminism & international relations, gender and global politics and similar courses. It provides students with an accessible but in-depth account...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Alker and IR

    Global Studies in an Interconnected World

    Edited by Renée Marlin-Bennett

    Series: New International Relations

    International Relations have rarely been considered a synthesis of humanistic and social sciences approaches to understand the complex connections of a global, and globalizing, world. One of the few scholars to have accomplished this creative blend was Hayward R. Alker. Alker and IR presents a set...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Ethics and Global Security

    A cosmopolitan approach

    By Anthony Burke, Katrina Lee-Koo, Matt McDonald

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book will be the first systematic examination of the role that ethics plays in international security in both theory and practice, and offers the reader a concrete ethics for global security. Questions of morality and ethics have long been central to global security, from the death camps,...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge