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  1. Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance

    By Amy Lind

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    This book addresses how sexual practices and identities are imagined and regulated through development discourses and within institutions of global governance. The underlying premise of this volume is that the global development industry plays a central role in constructing people’s sexual lives,...

    Published May 16th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Global Governance, Poverty and Inequality

    Edited by Rorden Wilkinson, Jennifer Clapp

    Series: Global Institutions

    A series of crises unfolded in the latter part of the first decade of the 21st Century which combined to exacerbate already profound conditions of global economic inequality and poverty in the world’s poorest countries. In 2007, the unsound lending practices that caused a collapse in the US housing...

    Published May 9th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Sociology (Routledge Revivals)

    A guide to problems and literature

    By Tom B. Bottomore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1962, this seminal work is an introduction to sociology in a world context, and a sophisticated guide to the major themes, problems and controversies in contemporary sociology. The book remains unique in its organisation and presentation of sociological ideas and problems,...

    Published April 12th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Mapping Transatlantic Security Relations

    The EU, Canada and the War on Terror

    Edited by Mark B. Salter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This book examines how legal, political, and rights discourses, security policies and practices migrate and translate across the North Atlantic. The complex relationship between liberty and security has been fundamentally recast and contested in liberal democracies since the start of the 'global...

    Published April 8th 2010 by Routledge

  5. East Asia’s New Democracies

    Deepening, Reversal, Non-liberal Alternatives

    Edited by Yin-wah Chu, Siu-lun Wong

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This collection brings us up-to-date on the contemporary situations in the new democracies of East Asia, and debates on the prospect of introducing liberal democracy to this part of the world. The chapters cover a wide range of cases, including in-depth examination of China, Korea, Taiwan, the...

    Published April 5th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Globalization

    A Reader

    Edited by Charles Lemert, Anthony Elliott, Daniel Chaffee, Eric Hsu

    Expected to become a classic in the field and the classroom standard for teachers and their students, this book offers the most comprehensive, engaging selection of classic and contemporary readings on globalization currently available. Here, for the first time in print, is the full historical...

    Published March 28th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Human Rights

    Edited by Nazila Ghanea

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Hardly a week goes by without some world event relating to the burgeoning field of religion and human rights. Whether attacks carried out in the name of religion by individuals or states, violations of the rights of individuals or communities due to their religious or other beliefs, or clashes...

    Published March 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Social Power in International Politics

    By Peter van Ham

    Series: New International Relations

    Social power, defined as "the ability to set standards, create norms and values that are deemed legitimate and desirable, without resorting to coercion or payment", is a central part of contemporary international politics. This text introduces and defines the concept of social power and considers...

    Published March 21st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Child Hunger and Human Rights

    International Governance

    By Clair Apodaca

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    Child Hunger and Human Rights: International Governance applies the human rights theory of legal obligation to the problem of child malnutrition and investigates whether duty-bearers have fulfilled their obligations to protect, respect and provide. This book includes moral, economic, political and...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Complexity and Public Policy

    A New Approach to 21st Century Politics, Policy And Society

    By Robert Geyer, Samir Rihani

    This book provides a clear, concise and readable introduction to complexity thinking, its application to the social sciences and public policy, and the relevance of some of its various tools to those fields of politics, health, the international realm, development, planning and terrorism. The...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge