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New and Published Books

  1. Boredom, Colonialism and War

    Dreams of Power and Agency, 1870-1930

    By Erik Ringmar

    Series: New International Relations

    Why is liberalism unable to account for the violence which persists in modern society? Boredom, Colonialism and War is a wide ranging IR study which looks at the role of cutural systems in warfare, the modern condition and the failure of globalization to halt war through international free trade....

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Mythology, Globalization and World Order

    Power, and Deception in the Global Political Economy

    By Mark Bailey

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book investigates the role that myth plays in constructing and legitimating forms of world order. Using a combination of political philosophy, anthropology, Jungian depth psychology, and IPE approaches, the book demonstrates why theorisation of the role of myth within the discourses of...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Violent Non-State Actors

    From Anarchists to Jihadists

    By Ersel Aydinli

    Series: Security and Governance

    Given the importance of violent non-state actors (VNSA), their changing nature, and their evolving role in global politics, dynamic frameworks of analysis are needed both to trace historical trajectories in the evolution of violent non-state actorness and to identify emerging patterns by examining...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Anti-Pelagian Imagination in Political Theory and International Relations

    Dealing in Darkness

    By Nick Rengger

    This work seeks to draw together some of the key work of the scholar Nicholas Rengger, focusing on the theme of the 'anti-pelagian imagination' in poltiical theory and international relations. Drawing on both unpublished and previously published pieces, Rengger frames the collection with a detailed...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Building Security in Post-Conflict States

    The Domestic Consequences of Security Sector Reform

    Edited by Ursula Schroeder, Fairlie Chappuis

    Support for security and justice institutions has become a crucial instrument of international engagement in fragile and conflict-affected states. In attempts to shore up security as a precondition for sustainable peace, international actors have become deeply engaged in reforming the security...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Trade Agreements at the Crossroads

    Edited by Susy Frankel, Meredith Lewis

    The book examines trade agreements in the context of the current world economic crisis and the uncompleted World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha Round of trade negotiations. With economies shrinking and protectionism on the rise, many fear a protracted global recession. This raises important...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Securitization of Property Squatting in Europe

    By Mary Manjikian

    Series: Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

    Housing is no longer about having a place to live – but about state pressures to conform, norms and policies regarding citizenship, and practices of surveillance and security. Breaking new ground in the field of urban politics and international relations, Securitization of Property Squatting in...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This volume explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological aspects of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations, this volume provides a critical resource for those seeking to deploy dialectics in their...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Popular Culture, Political Economy and the Death of Feminism

    Why women are in refrigerators and other stories

    By Penny Griffin

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    While some have argued that we live in a ‘postfeminist’ era that renders feminism irrelevant to people’s contemporary lives this book takes ‘feminism’, the source of eternal debate, contestation and ambivalence, and situates the term within the popular, cultural practices of everyday life. It...

    Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Promise and Perils of Transnationalization

    NGO Activism and the Socialization of Women’s Human Rights in Egypt and Iran

    By Benjamin Stachursky

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    To date, most constructivist international relations studies have characterized the influence of transnationalism on domestic forms of activism as uniformly positive. In particular, transnational interactions are viewed as positive factors for the development and daily impact of gender activism....

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge