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New and Published Books

  1. Foucault & the Politics of Hearing

    By Lauri Siisiäinen

    Series: Interventions

    The issue of the senses and sensual perception in Michel Foucault’s thought has been a source of prolific discussion already for quite some time. Often, Foucault has been accused of overemphasizing the centrality of sight, and has been portrayed as yet another thinker representative of Western...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. War, Police and Assemblages of Intervention

    Edited by Jan Bachmann, Colleen Bell, Caroline Holmqvist

    Series: Interventions

    This book reflects on the way in which war and police/policing intersect in contemporary Western-led interventions in the global South. The volume combines empirically oriented work with ground-breaking theoretical insights and aims to collect, for the first time, thoughts on how war and...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Race and Racism in International Relations

    Confronting the Global Colour Line

    Edited by Alexander Anievas, Nivi MANCHANDA, Robbie Robbie Shilliam

    Series: Interventions

    International Relations, as a discipline, does not grant race and racism explanatory agency in its conventional analyses, despite such issues being integral to the birth of the discipline. Race and Racism in International Relations seeks to remedy this oversight by acting as a catalyst for...

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Leadership and Policy Innovation – From Clinton to Bush

    Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    By Joseph R. Cerami

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Throughout the Cold War there were longstanding efforts to control the spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) through extensive arms control, deterrence, and defense programs. Since then counterproliferation efforts by the U.S. and international community have accelerated. Given the attention...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. China's Foreign Relations and the Survival of Autocracies

    By Julia Bader

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The Chinese government has frequently been criticized for propping up anti-democratic governments. This book investigates the rise of China as an emerging authoritarian power. By comparing China’s bilateral relations to three Asian developing countries – Burma, Cambodia and Mongolia – it examines...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Politics in Emotion

    The Song of Telangana

    By Himadeep Muppidi

    Series: Interventions

    The work focuses on a subaltern local sovereignty movement called "Telangana" in India. Over the last ten years, this movement has engaged in a massive political mobilization, including strikes, rallies, work stoppages, occupation of public spaces, electoral contests, 200 and more political...

    Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Genre and the (Post-)Communist Woman

    Analyzing Transformations of the Central and Eastern European Female Ideal

    Edited by Florentina C.Andreescu, Michael J. Shapiro

    Series: Interventions

    This work is a critical intervention into the archive of female identity; it reflects on the ways in which the Central and Eastern European female ideal was constructed, represented, and embodied in communist societies and on its transformation resulting from the political, economic, and social...

    Published September 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Studying the Agency of Being Governed

    Edited by Stina Hansson, Sofie Hellberg, Maria Stern

    Series: Interventions

    This edited volume seeks to provide guidance on how we can approach questions of governing and agency—particularly those who endeavour to embark on grounded empirical research— by rendering explicit some key challenges, tensions, dilemmas, and confluences that such endeavours elicit. Indeed, the...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Deleuze & Fascism

    Security: War: Aesthetics

    Edited by Brad Evans, Julian Reid

    Series: Interventions

    This edited volume deploys Deleuzian thinking to re-theorize fascism as a mutable problem in changing orders of power relations dependent on hitherto misunderstood social and political conditions of formation. The book provides a theoretically distinct approach to the problem of fascism and its...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge