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A Dictionary of Australian Politics

by Jackie Dickenson & Robert Corcoran

A comprehensive guide to Australia's unique and colourful political language.


On the State of Egypt: What Made the Revolution Inevitable

by Alaa Al Aswany & Humphrey Davies

“Alaa Al Aswany is among the best writers in the Middle East today, a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz, his great predecessor.” –Jay Parini, The Guardian (UK)

 

From one of Egypt’s most...


The European Union with(in) International Organisations: Commitment, Consistency and Effects across Time

by Amandine Orsini

Consisting of a two part structure, this book is focussed in Part I on more general trends of the EU's long-term participation with(in) International Organisations (IOs) and in Part II on more precise case studies...


New Dynamics in US-China Relations: Contending for the Asia Pacific

by MINGJIANG LI & Kalyan M. Kemburi

Washington's strategic pivot to Asia and Beijing's pursuit of new strategic and security interests in the region have led to increasing tensions between the two powers. US leaders have stressed that their increased...


Moving Health Sovereignty in Africa: Disease, Governance, Climate Change

by John J. Kirton, Andrew F. Cooper & Franklyn Lisk

Today’s era of intense globalization has unleashed dynamic movements of people, pathogens, and pests that overwhelm the static territorial jurisdictions on which the governance provided by sovereign states...


Patriotism in East Asia

by Jun-Hyeok Kwak & Koichiro Matsuda

Current territorial disputes between the Northeast Asian countries have stimulated a resurgence of bellicose nationalism, and threaten to upset recent efforts to achieve regional cooperation and economic integration...


Rise of ISIS

by Jay Sekulow, Jordan Sekulow, Robert W Ash & David French

THE DEFINITIVE BOOK ON ISIS

Jay Sekulow, one of America’s most influential attorneys, closely examines the rise of the terrorist groups ISIS and Hamas, explains their objectives and capabilities and how, if...


Anti-Capitalism: A Beginner's Guide

by Simon Tormey

The puncture of the great banking bubble and the dash to austerity has breathed new life into protest movements across the globe and brought anti-capitalist values to the forefront as never before. But what...


Incitement in International Law

by Wibke K. Timmermann

This book offers a comprehensive study of incitement in its various forms in international law. It discusses the status of incitement to hatred in human rights law and examines its harms and dangers as well...


The Future, Declassified

by Mathew Burrows

Twenty-five years ago when Mathew Burrows went to work for the CIA as an intelligence analyst, the world seemed frozen. Then came the fall of the Berlin Wall and the implosion of the Soviet Union; suddenly,...


The African Union and Its Institutions

by John Akokpari, Angela Ndinga-Muvumba & Tim Murithi

Written by eminent scholars on Africa and practitioners who have worked in or with the African Union (AU), this report brings together the analysis and research of 17 largely Pan-African scholars, policymakers,...


Zunami!: The 2009 South African Elections

by John Daniel & Roger Southall

Analyzing the South African general elections of April 2009, the voting trends and results, this investigation also ponders the future prospects for South Africa. Those elections were the most momentous and...


Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea (Routledge Revivals)

by Ken Booth

Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea, first published in 1985, is one of the few comprehensive treatments on the subject from a strategic perspective. It offers a detailed strategic analysis of the background and...


Reinventing Development: Aid Reform and Technologies of Governance in Ghana

by Lord Mawuko-Yevugah

Global development actors such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund claim that the shift to the poverty reduction strategy framework and emphasis on local participation address the social cost...


The International Politics of Antarctica (Routledge Revivals)

by Peter J. Beck

First published in 1986, this book considers the nature of international interest in Antarctica and the positions of those involved. It looks at the significance of the historical dimension, the development...


The Falkland Islands as an International Problem (Routledge Revivals)

by Peter J. Beck

Although the Falklands War of 1982 had a decisive outcome in respect to the restoration of British control, it failed to resolve the basic cause of the war: the Anglo-Argentine dispute over sovereignty. Relations...


Reconfiguring Global Climate Governance in North America: A Transregional Approach

by Marcela López-Vallejo

Global climate governance has presented problems that have led to failures, yet it has also opened the door to new transregional governance schemes, especially in North America. This book introduces an environmental...


Harmonious Intervention: China's Quest for Relational Security

by Chiung-Chiu Huang & Chih-Yu Shih

Two major features of international relations at the beginning of the 21st century are global governance and the rise of China. Global governance, advocating global norms, requires intervention into sovereign...


The Challenge of Global Commons and Flows for US Power: The Perils of Missing the Human Domain

by Mika Aaltola, Juha Käpylä & Valtteri Vuorisalo

Global commons are domains that fall outside the direct jurisdiction of sovereign states - the high seas, air, space, and most recently man-made cyberspace - and thus should be usable by anyone. These domains,...


Resisting United Nations Security Council Resolutions

by Sufyan Droubi

The United Nations Security Council has primary responsibility for maintaining international peace and security. In discharging its powers it must act in accordance with the Purposes and Principles of the UN,...