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  1. Boredom, Colonialism and War

    Dreams of Power and Agency, 1870-1930

    By Erik Ringmar

    Series: New International Relations

    Why is liberalism unable to account for the violence which persists in modern society? Boredom, Colonialism and War is a wide ranging IR study which looks at the role of cutural systems in warfare, the modern condition and the failure of globalization to halt war through international free trade....

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Criminology Theory and Terrorism

    New Applications and Approaches

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich, Gary LaFree

    Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this book on criminological conceptual frameworks...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Mythology, Globalization and World Order

    Power, and Deception in the Global Political Economy

    By Mark Bailey

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book investigates the role that myth plays in constructing and legitimating forms of world order. Using a combination of political philosophy, anthropology, Jungian depth psychology, and IPE approaches, the book demonstrates why theorisation of the role of myth within the discourses of...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Aid

    By Paul Mosley

    Series: Global Institutions

    The book provides an up-to-date overview of the politics by which aid flows are determined and of their impact on development, from the level of the global economy down to the individual household. There is a particular focus on the promise of the Millennium Development Goals to ‘make poverty...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Anti-Pelagian Imagination in Political Theory and International Relations

    Dealing in Darkness

    By Nick Rengger

    This work seeks to draw together some of the key work of the scholar Nicholas Rengger, focusing on the theme of the 'anti-pelagian imagination' in poltiical theory and international relations. Drawing on both unpublished and previously published pieces, Rengger frames the collection with a detailed...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Richard E. Flathman

    Situated Concepts, Virtuosity Liberalism and Opalescent Individuality

    Edited by P.E. Digeser

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    Richard E. Flathman is a ground-breaking theorist of key political concepts, a fierce defender of individuality, a close and original reader of Hobbes and an advocate of a willful conception of liberalism. In this volume P E Digeser draws together some of his key works, the collection is framed by...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Syria

    Perceiving Syria

    By Ahed Alhouis

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Since the war started in Syria, the Obama administration has been reluctant to intervene militarily but unhesitating in adopting an antagonistic attitude towards the Assad regime. In fact, for decades the U.S. foreign policy towards Syria has been characterised as confrontational, antagonistic and...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Martial Arts and the Body Politic in Meiji Japan

    By Denis Gainty

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In 1895, the newly formed Greater Japan Martial Virtue Association (Dainippon Butokukai) held its first annual Martial Virtue Festival (butokusai) in the ancient capital of Kyoto. The Festival marked the arrival of a new iteration of modern Japan, as the Butokukai’s efforts to define and popularise...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Nationalism and Power Politics in Japan's Relations with China

    A Neoclassical Realist Interpretation

    By Yew Meng Lai

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Despite flourishing economic interactions and deepening interdependence, the current political and diplomatic relationship between Japan and China remains lukewarm at best. Indeed, bilateral relations reached an unprecedented nadir during the spring of 2005, and again more recently in autumn 2012,...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Why Policy Representation Matters

    The consequences of ideological proximity between citizens and their governments

    By Luigi Curini, Willy Jou, Vincenzo Memoli

    Series: Routledge-WIAS Interdisciplinary Studies

    Elections are a fundamental element of democracy, since elected governments reflect voter preferences. At the same time, it is inevitable that policies pursued by any government closely resemble the preferences of some citizens, while alienating others who hold different views. Previous works have...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge