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The Unfinished Global Revolution: The Road to International Cooperation

by Mark Malloch-Brown

In The Unfinished Global Revolution, former United Nations Deputy Secretary General Mark Malloch-Brown diagnoses the central global predicament of the twenty-first century—as we have become more integrated,...


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...


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,...


European Union and New Regionalism: Competing Regionalism and Global Governance in a Post-Hegemonic Era

by Mario Telò

Stemming from an international and multidisciplinary network of leading specialists, this best-selling text is fully updated with new chapter additions. With the first edition prepared at the end of the last...


Understanding Statebuilding: Traditional Governance and the Modern State in Somaliland

by Rebecca Richards

Much analysis of state building focusses on dissecting specific projects and attempting to identify what has gone 'wrong' in states such as Afghanistan and Iraq. What draws less attention is what has gone 'right'...


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...


Indonesia Matters: Asia's Emerging Democratic Power

by Amitav Acharya

Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world after China, India and the United States. It is also the world's largest Muslim majority country and the third largest democracy. Its economy is currently...


Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea

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

This book shows how the new architecture of aid has important implications in three distinct but related ways: the discursive construction and production of post-colonial societies; the changing focus of Western...


The International Politics of Antarctica

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

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

This book details previous discussions about the concept of global climate governance and its limits. The author puts forward a theoretical proposal for re-territorialization and coordination of policies for...


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 an ascendant China. Whether or not China will ultimately sinicize global governance or become assimilated...


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


The Political Economy of Aid and Accountability: The Rise and Fall of Budget Support in Tanzania

by Helen Tilley

The provision of aid is increasingly under scrutiny with increasing demands for results. This raises the question: what are our expectations from aid and are they realistic? Too often accountability is argued...


Age of Fear: Power Versus Principle in the War on Terror: Power Versus Principle in the War on Terror

by Amitav Acharya

First published in 2004 in the immediate wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, this is an accessible commentary intended to provoke thought and debate on the topic of terrorism. In a collection of challenging...


Feeding Frenzy: Land Grabs, Price Spikes, and the World Food Crisis

by Paul McMahon

Feeding Frenzy traces the history of the global food system and reveals the underlying causes of recent turmoil in food markets. Supplies are running short, prices keep spiking, and the media is full of talk...