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The Europa Politics of ... Reference Series

Ever wanted to know what the relationship is between religious fundamentalism and politics, or why the Olympic movement has become synonymous with diplomatic wranglings and multilateral controversies? And how come oil supply and energy prices are always so high on the agenda of world leaders?

Europa's Politics of ... Series helps to answer these and other critical questions. The fourteen titles in this collection are a great source of opinion and analysis of how politics relate to major global issues, from climate change to migration and terrorism.

This Online Catalogue has been created to give you a convenient overview of which Politics of ... titles are currently available, which titles are soon to hit the shelves and how you can go about ordering them. No more order forms, no more printed mailing pieces. Just simple-to-navigate, online content, with links to each book and the relevant sales and marketing contacts for any questions you might have.


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The Europa Politics of ... Series has been created to offer students, academics and libraries an authoritative and timely collection of titles that take topical global issues and examine how politics impact on them and are in turn impacted by them. For example, you will learn how and why the illegal drug trade in Mexico has become such a massive political minefield, and why the Niger delta has generated huge wealth from oil, and yet has suffered terrible violence as a result.

Each volume in the series is a collection of specially-commissioned essays from leading academics, policy makers and business people, building on historical data and case studies to give a well-rounded perspective on very complex issues. For example, in The Politics of Water: A Survey, Jeroen Warner, Assistant Professor in the Disaster Studies Group at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, assesses how water and mining have become hot political issues in South Africa.

Below this introduction you will find a full listing of the books that currently feature in the Politics of ... Series. By clicking on the title of the book you can find more information about its content, price and options for ordering. To the left of this listing you can also see relevant marketing and editorial contacts. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions.

  1. The Politics of Climate Change

    A Survey

    Edited by Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    Climate change is a defining issue in contemporary life. Since the Industrial Revolution, heavy reliance on carbon-based sources for energy in industry and society has contributed to substantial changes in the climate, indicated by increases in temperature and sea level rise. In the last three...

    Published November 16th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Politics of Conflict

    A Survey

    Edited by Vassilis K. Fouskas

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    Four sections present a thorough overview of current issues in the politics of conflict in historical perspective. Essay chapters written by a variety of academic and other experts on topics including conflicts in Latin America, Africa, the Caucasus and Central Asia, South Asia and South-East Asia,...

    Published July 5th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Development

    A Survey

    Edited by Heloise Weber

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    The Politics of Development: A Survey provides an overview of the intrinsically political relations of development. It brings together essays written by experts in the politics of development and covers a range of significant and topical concerns: gender, race, indigenous development, social...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Politics of the Environment

    A Survey

    Edited by Chukwumerije Okereke

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    The environment is increasingly seen at the forefront of many political agendas. Covering important topics, such as the Kyoto protocol and deforestation, this book provides extensive coverage of all aspects of environmental politics. Essays of around 6,000 words in length make up the bulk of...

    Published November 15th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Gender

    A Survey

    Edited by Yoke-Lian Lee

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    This new title in the Politics of . . . Series addresses the major theme of the politics of gender. Chapters on a variety of issues, contributed by experts in the field of gender, include Human Trafficking, Gender in International Relations, the Construction of Masculinity in Hollywood...

    Published March 12th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Maritime Power

    A Survey

    Edited by Andrew T. H . Tan

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    Since the crucial maritime battles that were fought during the Second World War in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the post-war period, which saw a naval standoff between a vast US navy and a growing Soviet navy, the focus of international maritime power has changed. Major maritime...

    Published May 24th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Politics of Migration

    A Survey

    Edited by Barbara Marshall

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    This new collection includes essays covering specific themes in the field of migration and geographic overviews, written by a variety of academics and experts. It also contains key maps and a glossary covering up-to-date issues in the field of migration, including theories, issues, countries,...

    Published December 14th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Narcotic Drugs

    A Survey

    Edited by Julia Buxton

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    The Politics of Narcotic Drugs brings together leading experts on the drugs trade to provide an accessible yet detailed analysis of the multiple challenges that the contemporary trade in narcotic drugs and its prohibition pose, from the local to the international community....

    Published December 17th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Politics of Oil

    A Survey

    Edited by Bulent Gokay

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    This new title presents key information on the oil industry world-wide, and will be of interest to anyone involved in or studying the politics of oil production, processing and selling. Oil has long been at the forefront of political agendas, and with increased tensions in the Middle East, there...

    Published October 12th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of the Olympics

    A Survey

    Edited by Alan Bairner, Gyozo Molnar

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    The Politics of the Olympics: A Survey provides information on and analysis of the relationship between politics and the Olympic Games. It is argued and demonstrated throughout the book that sport and politics have been and are intimately connected and nowhere is this relationship more...

    Published April 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  11. Politics of Religion

    A Survey

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    This title explores some of the key issues which surround the politics of religion, an area which has historically been the cause of great controversy. Today religion is still the cause of a great deal of political debate, be it the teaching of the creationist theory in the United States or the...

    Published April 13th 2006 by Routledge

  12. The Politics of Space

    A Survey

    Edited by Eligar Sadeh

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    The development and exploration of space are scientific and engineering pursuits.However, politics determine which space programmes and projects are pursued, and establish cost, performance and schedule parameters for these ends. The goal of this volume, The Politics of Space: A Survey, is to...

    Published November 1st 2010 by Routledge

  13. Politics of Terrorism

    A Survey

    Edited by Andrew T .H. Tan

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    Terrorism is increasingly at the forefront of political agendas. Events world-wide have led to an increased awareness and response to this global phenomenon. The focus of this volume is on examining the fundamental causes of alienation and rebellion that underlie the use of terrorism as an...

    Published January 26th 2006 by Routledge

  14. The Politics of Water

    A Survey

    Edited by Kai Wegerich, Jeroen Warner

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    This authoritative reference work gives timely information on the global politics of water. Readers will find case studies on a variety of complex water situations, from the Okavango River that flows through Angola, Namibia and Botswana, to the Euphrates-Tigris of the Upper Persian Gulf. With the...

    Published July 9th 2010 by Routledge