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Forthcoming International Relations Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Positive Security

    By Paul Roe, Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book explores current thinking about positive security and seeks to suggest a reformulated positive security concept, and to evaluate the efficacy of such a concept in terms of foreign and security policy. Proceeding from a critical evaluation of McSweeney’s positive security approach, the...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The NGO Challenge for International Relations Theory

    Edited by William E. DeMars, Dennis Dijkzeul

    Series: Global Institutions

    It has become commonplace to observe the growing pervasiveness and impact of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). And yet the three central approaches in International Relations (IR) theory, Liberalism, Realism and Constructivism, overlook or ignore the importance of NGOs, both theoretically and...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. On Schmitt and Space

    By Claudio Minca, Rory Rowan

    Series: Interventions

    This book represents the first comprehensive study of the influential German legal and political thinker Carl Schmitt’s spatial thought, offering the first systematic examination from a Geographic perspective of one of the most important political thinkers of the twentieth century. It charts the...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Domination and Global Political Justice

    Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives

    Edited by Barbara Buckinx, Jonathan Trejo-Mathys, Timothy Waligore

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Domination consists in subjection to the will of others and manifests itself both as a personal relation and a structural phenomenon serving as the context for relations of power. Domination has again become a central political concern through the revival of the republican tradition of political...

    To Be Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Documenting World Politics

    A Critical Companion to IR and Non-Fiction Film

    Edited by Rens Van Munster, Casper Sylvest

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    As a central component of contemporary culture, films mirror and shape political debate. Reflecting on this development, scholars in the field of International Relations (IR) increasingly explore the intersection of TV series, fiction film and global politics. So far, however, virtually no...

    To Be Published February 16th 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...

    To Be Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sexing war/Policing Gender

    Motherhood, Myth and Women’s Political Violence

    By Linda Åhäll

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    Historically, there has been reluctance, from mainstream IR scholars as well as feminists, to seriously engage with women’s agency in warfare. Instead, scholarship has tended to focus on women’s activism for peace or to ignore women’s agency altogether. This book rectifies this omission by...

    To Be Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Critical Rationalism and Globalization

    Towards the Sociology of the Open Global Society

    By Masoud Mohammadi Alamuti

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book addresses the question of how the access to "critical reason" enables people to shape a new social order on a global scale. It shows that the contribution of the philosophy of critical rationalism to the sociology of globalization can be understood through uncovering the role of...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge