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International Relations

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Concerned with some of the most challenging questions in politics, International Relations covers the relationships between states and how to respond to global threats, including terrorism, warfare and development.

2018 | International Relations Collection | Book

Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention

Two leading experts in the field re-examine the traditional understanding of humanitarian intervention in this major new text. The recent high-profile interventions in Iraq, Libya and Syria show the various international responses to impending or …

Prof. Alex Bellamy, Dr. Stephen McLoughlin

2018 | International Relations Collection | Book

The Politics and IR Companion

This succinct but comprehensive textbook leads students through the various aspects of their Politics and IR degree. It includes a clear overview of the issues, theories, methods and controversies with which scholars across the discipline have …

Dr. Robert Leach, Dr. Simon Lightfoot

2018 | International Relations Collection | Book

International Relations Theory

A New Introduction

This is a major new edition of a highly-regarded textbook on International Relations theory which combines deep analysis into the diversity of thought within the major scholarly traditions and the guidance for students on doing their own …

Prof. Knud Erik Jørgensen

2018 | International Relations Collection | Book

Rethinking Asia's Economic Miracle

The Political Economy of War, Prosperity and Crisis

In the new edition of this important contribution to understanding both the Asian economic miracle and the 1997-8 crisis, Richard Stubbs assesses the main explanations to date and updates the analysis to take account of globalization and the …

Prof. Richard Stubbs

2007 | International Relations Collection | Book

Rethinking Globalization

Today the debates on globalization between its evangelists and detractors are still raging. In this concise, balanced and accessible new text, Nick Bisley assesses the nature and extent of globalization, the key debates surrounding it and its …

N. Bisley

2010 | International Relations Collection | Book

The Origins of the Cold War

A lively and accessible new introduction to the origins and emergence of the Cold War. Caroline Kennedy-Pipe brings to life the clashes of ideas and personalities that led Russia and America into decades of conflict and draws out important lessons …

Caroline Kennedy-Pipe

2016 | International Relations Collection | Book

Rethinking Regionalism

Since the late 1980s, there has been a global upsurge of various forms of regionalist projects. The widening and deepening of the European Union (EU) is the most prominent example, but there has also been a revitalization or expansion of many …

Fredrik Söderbaum

2016 | International Relations Collection | Book

The Global Energy Challenge

Environment, Development and Security

The supply and demand of energy, its security and environmental sustainability are increasingly central issues in the contemporary world. This broad-ranging new text provides an international and interdisciplinary introduction to today's …

Caroline Kuzemko, Michael F. Keating, Andreas Goldthau

2017 | International Relations Collection | Book

International Security

Politics, Policy, Prospects

This innovative new text focuses on the politics of international security: how and why issues are interpreted as threats to international security and how such threats are managed. After a brief introduction to the field and its major theories …

Michael E. Smith

2011 | International Relations Collection | Book

Regional and Local Economic Development

From the growth of a multi-billion-dollar high-technology corridor in Malaysia to conflict over housing development in Chicago, the practice of regional and local economic development around the world is both dynamic and diverse. Regional and …

Cliff Hague, Euan Hague, Carrie Breitbach

2014 | International Relations Collection | Book

Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia

Politics, Security and Economic Development

This book examines the distinctive evolution of the political and economic relationships of East Asia. It does this by placing East Asian development in the unique historical circumstances that have underpinned its rise to power over the last few …

Mark Beeson

2017 | International Relations Collection | Book

International Development

Issues and Challenges

This comprehensive and broad-ranging introductory text examines the key aspects of contemporary international development from both a practical and theoretical perspective. It addresses the fundamental question of what 'development' actually is …

Damien Kingsbury, John McKay, Janet Hunt, Mark McGillivray, Matthew Clarke

2017 | International Relations Collection | Book

Rethinking the New World Order

The end of the Cold War gave rise to much talk of a 'new' global order and debate about just how new or orderly it was and would be. Attempts to analyse the nature of this order have been many and various. This important new text assesses the main …

Georg Sørensen

2009 | International Relations Collection | Book

Reconstructing Development Theory

International Inequality, Institutional Reform and Social Emancipation

The book provides a systematic assessment of the evolution of development theory, its relationship to orthodox social science analysis and the liberal pluralistic orthodoxy that now dominates the mainstream approach to international development …

E. A. Brett

2012 | International Relations Collection | Book

Analyzing Foreign Policy

Genuinely international in scope and drawing on a wide range of examples from around the world, this important new text provides an accessible introduction to the key elements of foreign policy analysis.

Analyzing Foreign Policy examines the wide …

Derek Beach

2011 | International Relations Collection | Book

The Global Political System

What can International Relations scholarship tell us about the global political system? This innovative text examines the contribution made by the principal schools of International Relations to our understanding of the global system and draws on …

Fulvio Attinà

2012 | International Relations Collection | Book

Contemporary Security and Strategy

This text brings together a range of specially-commissioned chapters to provide an accessible introduction to Security Studies in the 21st century. Thethird edition has been expanded to cover non-military challenges to security, and includes new …

Craig A. Snyder

2012 | International Relations Collection | Book

The United Nations

An Introduction

There hardly seems to be a global issue in the world today in which the United Nations (UN) is not expected to play a key role. And indeed, despite a persistent gulf between high expectations and the UN's capacities, the organization continues to …

Sven Bernhard Gareis

2016 | International Relations Collection | Book

Development and the State in the 21st Century

Tackling the Challenges Facing the Developing World

Development and the State in the 21st Century provides a comprehensive analysis of the state's role in contemporary development.

The book examines the challenges that states face in the developing world – from lasting poverty and political...

Natasha Ezrow, Erica Frantz, Andrea Kendall-Taylor

2013 | International Relations Collection | Book

Security in 21st Century Europe

Europe's traditional problem of war between states is being displaced by a new and equally daunting set of security challenges. While major war within Europe remains unlikely, the 2008 Georgia war and the 2011 Libya war were reminders that violent ...

Andrew Cottey