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Major Works: International Relations

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 16 new and published major works in the subject of International Relations — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Critical International Relations

    Edited by Jenny Edkins

    Series: Critical Concepts in International Relations

    Critical approaches to International Relations are now central to both current scholarship and contemporary teaching. Indeed, in the last decade or so, serious work that embraces traditions including, among others, the postcolonial, poststructuralist, psychoanalytic, feminist, deconstructive,...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Britain, America and the Sinews of War 1914-1918 (RLE The First World War)

    By Kathleen Burk

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Anglo-American relations were transformed during the First World War. Britain was already in long-term economic decline relative to the United States, but this decline was accelerated by the war, which was militarily a victory for Britain, but economically a catastrophe. This book sets out the...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. International Law

    Edited by Joseph Weiler, Alan T. Nissel

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    This Critical Concepts series (a Routledge Major Work) is an anthology of influential works on international law. The collection covers the principal facets of both classical and contemporary international law. In making their selection, J.H.H. Weiler and Alan T. Nissel consulted with a wide range...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Multiculturalism

    Edited by Gerd Baumann, Steven Vertovec

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by two leading scholars in the field, this new title in Routledge’s Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Sociology, is a four-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research. Serious work on multiculturalism flourishes as never before, and this ‘mini library’ meets the need for...

    Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Feminist International Relations

    Edited by Christine Sylvester

    Series: Critical Concepts in International Relations

    Feminist International Relations is a new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in International Relations. Edited by Christine Sylvester, a leading scholar in the field, it is a five-volume collection which brings together the best and most influential cutting-edge and...

    Published October 31st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Intelligence

    Edited by Loch K. Johnson

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    Many experts on security intelligence distinguish ‘mysteries’ from ‘secrets’. Mysteries (e.g. can Pakistan survive the threat it faces from the presence of insurgents in its western provinces?) are worldly phenomena that governments may wish to understand, but which are difficult to fathom given...

    Published August 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Migration

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Nowadays, migration seems never far from the top of the political agenda. Whether as a consequence of civil and ethnic unrest, or as one response to the widening gulf between the wealthy and poor zones of the world, international population movement for sanctuary or settlement has become as...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Civilization

    Edited by Brett Bowden

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Especially since the end of the Cold War, the concept of ‘civilization’ has been frequently deployed by those who seek to describe and explain the world in which we live. The events of 11 September 2001, and the subsequent ‘war on terror’, have further elevated the concept's use in the...

    Published June 24th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Regionalism in Asia

    Edited by See Seng Tan

    Series: Critical Issues in Modern Politics

    Especially since the end of the Cold War, research on and around the international relations of Asia has grown exponentially and, to make sense of what is now a vast and unwieldly corpus of scholarly literature, this new four-volume collection from Routledge’s Critical Issues in Modern Politics...

    Published June 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Global Economic Institutions

    Edited by Willem Molle

    Series: Critical Writings on Global Institutions

    In recent years, there has been a very steep increase in globalization which, among other things, has provoked an increased interest in global economic institutions. Such interest comes notably from the emerging countries. However, researchers who wish to understand better the workings and impact...

    Published September 9th 2008 by Routledge