External Powers in Latin America Geopolitics between Neo-extractivism and South-South Cooperation
The Future of the United States-Australia Alliance Evolving Security Strategy in the Indo-Pacific
The Caribbean Blue Economy
Parliamentary Institutions in Regional and International Governance Functions and Powers
Edited By DONALD L. SPARKS
June 17, 2021
The blue economy, comprising coastal and marine resources, offers vast benefits for sub-Saharan Africa: of the 53 countries and territories in the region, 32 are coastal states; there are 13 million sq km of maritime zones; more than 90% of the region’s exports and imports come by sea; and the...
Edited By Gian Luca Gardini
April 22, 2021
This book examines the role of external powers in Latin America in the 21st century. Non-traditional partners have significantly increased their political and economic engagement with the continent. Five key questions arise: why has this surge taken place; when has it happened; in which regions and...
Edited By Scott D. McDonald, Andrew T. H. Tan
December 16, 2020
The United States-Australia alliance has been an important component of the US-led system of alliances that has underpinned regional security in the Indo-Pacific since 1945. However, recent geostrategic developments, in particular the rise of the People’s Republic of China, have posed significant ...
Edited By Peter Clegg, Robin Mahon, Patrick McConney, Hazel A. Oxenford
October 23, 2020
The Blue Economy is emerging on the global scene as a powerful and persuasive new concept for sustainable development based on economic activities associated with the ocean. Several regions globally have adopted this concept at national and regional levels, including the Caribbean. Given the ...
Edited By Chiara Lovotti, Eleonora Tafuro Ambrosetti, Christopher Hartwell, Aleksandra Chmielewska
April 29, 2020
After decades of intense interest and rivalry with the USA, the end of the Cold War and the dismantling of the USSR officially marked a period of significant retreat of Russia from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). However, with Russia’s economic recovery and the entrenchment of President ...
By Rahmane Idrissa
June 13, 2017
‘Ideologies need enemies to thrive, religion does not’. Using the Sahel as a source of five comparative case studies, this volume aims to engage in the painstaking task of disentangling Islam from the political ideologies that have issued from its theologies to fight for governmental power and the ...
Edited By Laura Feliu, Ferran Izquierdo Brichs
May 21, 2019
Communist Parties in the Middle East: 100 Years of History One hundred years since the Russian Revolution, Communist parties have undergone great changes, in an evolution that has affected the entire Left and the social movements. Given that the impact of Communist parties and their evolution in...
Edited By Benjamin Schreer, Andrew T. H. Tan
March 21, 2019
The rise of the Islamic State since 2014 has led to the re-emergence of terrorism as a serious security threat in Asia. Coupled with the ongoing terrorism and insurgency challenges from both radical religious extremists and also ethno-nationalist insurgencies, it is clear that some parts of Asia ...
Edited By Dunod Editeur
March 11, 2019
This volume examines contemporary Africa, a vast continent which, while entering the era of globalization, is also confronted by a number of issues, including the environment and climate change, demographics, trade issues, internal and external migration, education, economic Issues, governance, and...
Edited By ELENA SÁNCHEZ-MONTIJANO, Jose SÁNCHEZ GARCÍA
January 23, 2019
The 2011 Arab uprisings led to a great proliferation of studies on the situations in the Arab countries of the Mediterranean, with particular attention given to their young people, whose role was particularly central. Eight years on, in-depth exploration is still needed of the conditions in which ...
By Andrea Cofelice
September 10, 2018
This volume offers an original and theoretically grounded conceptualization and measurement of international parliamentary institutions and their role in ensuring the accountability of regional international organizations. Through a comparative analysis of the establishment, evolution, ...
Edited By Eckart Woertz
September 18, 2018
Since the 1980s there has been a steady shift from West to East in the international system, economically, politically and culturally. Emerging markets in Asia have moved up the value chain of industrial production processes, while the share of Western industrialized countries in global gross ...