This series focuses on the major global issues that have surfaced in recent years which will pose significant and complex challenges to global governance in the next few decades. The books will explore challenges to the current global order and relate to these themes:
Formerly co-edited with David Armstrong, University of Exeter, UK.
State Fragility Case Studies and Comparisons
Contested Concepts in Migration Studies
The European Union’s Broader Neighbourhood Challenges and opportunities for cooperation beyond the European Neighbourhood Policy
1989 as a Political World Event Democracy, Europe and the New International System in the Age of Globalization
Turkey between Nationalism and Globalization
By Paul J. Kohlenberg, Nadine Godehardt
December 19, 2022
This book examines what counts regarding the role and conceptualization of regions in world politics. It presents a fresh look at which narratives awake, persist, fall dormant or re-emerge amidst diverse interlocking processes of environmental, technological and global political changes. It puts ...
By Nematullah Bizhan
September 27, 2022
Presenting case studies and comparisons across seven countries, this book addresses key questions as to the nature of state fragility, policies used to mitigate it, assessment of outcomes and prospects. It offers a novel empirical contribution in examining a range of distinct but interdependent ...
By Azadeh Dastyari, Amy Nethery, Asher Hirsch
July 22, 2022
This book examines the impact and effects of refugee externalisation policies in two regions: Australia’s border control practices in Southeast Asia and the Pacific and the activities of the European Union and its member states in North Africa. The book assesses the underlying motivations, ...
By Ricard Zapata-Barrero, Dirk Jacobs, Riva Kastoryano
November 30, 2021
This volume demonstrates that migration- and diversity-related concepts are always contested, and provides a reflexive critical awareness and better comprehension of the complex questions driving migration studies. The main purpose of this volume is to enhance conceptual thinking on migration ...
By Amy Nethery, Stephanie Silverman
February 07, 2017
Before the turn of the century, few states used immigration detention. Today, nearly every state around the world has adopted immigration detention policy in some form. States practice detention as a means to address both the accelerating numbers of people crossing their borders, and the ...
By Johan Strang
February 07, 2017
The recent crises in global economy and in European integration have caused a considerable revival of interest in the Nordic Welfare Model. However, less attention has been given to the ways in which the nations that form Scandinavia or ‘Norden’ are connected through various forms of inter- and ...
By Sieglinde Gstöhl, Erwan Lannon
February 07, 2017
Over the past decade the European Union (EU) has gradually developed the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) with its neighbours. At the same time, the ‘neighbours of the EU’s neighbours’ have presented new challenges. This book addresses the EU’s broader neighbourhood, comprising of the ENP ...
By Miriam Prys
August 19, 2016
This book examines the concept of regional power in international relations. Using the emerging powers of India and South Africa as the case studies, it explores how regional powers simultaneously differ and share common features. The book develops a method to classify and evaluate different types...
By Gerda Falkner, Patrick Müller
September 03, 2015
Recent decades have seen a rise in the significance of governance layers beyond the nation state and even Europe. Nonetheless, few efforts have been made thus far to systematically examine the EU’s interaction with global policy regimes. This book maps the relative importance of EU policies in the ...
By Jacques Rupnik
June 23, 2015
This book is not about the events of 1989, but about 1989 as a world event. Starting with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet bloc it examines the historical significance and the world brought about by 1989. When the Cold War ended in Europe it ushered in a world in which ...
By Bice Maiguashca, Raffaele Marchetti
May 21, 2015
This book explores and critically reflects on the theory and practice of political agency in contemporary global politics. In light of the changing relationship between the state, the market and the society, it seeks to map both theoretically and empirically contemporary forms of global political ...
By Riva Kastoryano
September 11, 2014
Turkish society has been going through institutional and ideological change that has affected its social, cultural and political practices. This book examines these contemporary tensions, which have led to a re-appraisal of Turkey as a nation and Turkish nationalism as it tries to situate itself as...