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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.

2020 | International Relations Collection | Book

Crime, Security and Global Politics

An Introduction to Global Crime Governance

This engaging new textbook presents a comprehensive, nuanced and multidimensional perspective on global crime and its governance. As global criminal activity becomes increasingly sophisticated and elusive, so the means to counter it must adapt.

Author:
Anja P. Jakobi

2020 | International Relations Collection | Book

International Relations of East Asia

Structures, Institutions and International Order

East Asia’s rapidly changing role in international security, the global economy, development and global governance are expertly accounted for in this much-needed, state-of-the-art text. Xiaoming Huang offers an engaging and informed account of the …

Author:
Prof. Xiaoming Huang

2020 | International Relations Collection | Book

Analyzing Foreign Policy

The second edition of this introductory textbook on foreign policy analysis focuses on the key explanatory factors that underlie the foreign policies of states and other actors to show how theory can illuminate practice. Genuinely international in …

Authors:
Dr. Derek Beach, Prof. Rasmus Brun Pedersen

2019 | International Relations Collection | Book

Conflict, Security and Justice

Practice and Challenges in Peacebuilding

This path-breaking new textbook provides a broad overview of the core concepts, actors and activities involved in building security and justice after conflict, as well as challenges and lessons learned in this field. Drawing attention to the …

Author:
Dr. Eleanor Gordon

2019 | International Relations Collection | Book

Rethinking Global Governance

The world currently faces a number of challenges that no single country can solve. Whether it is managing a crisis-prone global economy, maintaining peace and stability, or trying to do something about climate change, there are some problems that …


Author:
Prof. Mark Beeson

2019 | International Relations Collection | Book

International Organization

The third edition of this popular core textbook provides wide-ranging coverage of the structure, internal working, policies and performance of international organizations such as the UN, EU, IMF and World Bank. Such organizations have never been …

Authors:
Prof. Dr. Volker Rittberger, Bernhard Zangl, Dr. Andreas Kruck, Hylke Dijkstra

2019 | International Relations Collection | Book

Russian Foreign Policy

Written by two leading scholars, this cutting-edge textbook provides a comprehensive re-evaluation of Russian foreign policy in the 21st century, covering its historical development, key institutions and actors, and processes, principles and …

Authors:
Eric Shiraev, Konstantin Khudoley

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 …

Authors:
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 …

Authors:
Dr. Robert Leach, Dr. Simon Lightfoot

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 …

Author:
Caroline Kennedy-Pipe

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 …

Author:
N. Bisley

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 …

Author:
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 …

Authors:
Caroline Kuzemko, Michael F. Keating, Andreas Goldthau

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 …

Author:
Prof. Knud Erik Jørgensen

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 …

Author:
Michael E. Smith

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 …

Author:
Prof. Richard Stubbs

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 …

Author:
Mark Beeson

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 …

Authors:
Cliff Hague, Euan Hague, Carrie Breitbach

2015 | International Relations Collection | Book

Rethinking Hegemony

Hegemony has long been a key concept within the study of International Relations, as well as across the social sciences more generally, and a term used by analysts to make sense of contemporary events. Drawing on a rich historical framework, this …

Author:
Owen Worth

2015 | International Relations Collection | Book

Rethinking Soviet Communism

The Soviet Union and the communist ideology on which it was founded were central to a great number of people's lives and pivotal to international relations for decades, most clearly in giving rise to the Cold War. Soviet Communism provided an …

Author:
Peter Shearman