Innovations in International Affairs aims to provide cutting-edge analyses of controversial trends in international affairs with the intent to innovate our understanding of global politics. Hosting mainstream as well as alternative stances, the series promotes both the re-assessment of traditional topics and the exploration of new aspects.
The series invites both engaged scholars and reflective practitioners, and is committed to bringing non-western voices into current debates.
Innovations in International Affairs is keen to consider new book proposals in the following key areas:
To submit a proposal for this series, please contact the series editor, Raffaele Marchetti: [email protected]
Re-Framing Foreign Aid History and Politics From the Fall of the Berlin Wall to the COVID-19 Outbreak
The Three Fields of Global Political Economy
Civilizations and World Order
An Emerging Africa in the Age of Globalisation
By Marina M. Lebedeva, Denis A. Kuznetsov
December 16, 2022
Megatrends of World Politics identifies globalization, integration, and democratization as three key trends shaping the future of world politics and international relations, and demonstrates their effects in today’s global processes. The authors of this book discuss the essence of these three ...
By Richard Sakwa
July 08, 2022
The Russia Scare assesses the scope, character and extent of Russian interference in the affairs of liberal democratic states. This book examines the ‘Russia scare’ in a dynamic manner, stressing the interaction between threat perception, responses and subsequent policies. What forms did this ...
By Marcel Hanegraaff, Arlo Poletti
June 27, 2022
The Broken Promise of Global Advocacy addresses two key normative debates associated with the rise of transnational advocacy: whether global interest communities are biased in favor of wealthier countries; and whether the growth of global advocacy implies the emergence of a global civil society ...
By Tania N. Haddad
June 20, 2022
International and Local Actors in Disaster Response uses the Beirut explosion in August 2020 to explore disaster prevention and response in developing states. Disasters, whether man-made or natural, have always tested governments and their bureaucracies. Despite numerous research efforts, existing ...
By Igor Pellicciari
June 17, 2022
This book presents an integrated analysis, at once conceptual, historical, and political, of the growing impact of State Funded Aid on international relations, particularly after the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the end of the bipolar system. In order to observe Aid as an emerging ...
By Heikki Patomäki
March 11, 2022
The Three Fields of Global Political Economy provides a systematic and future-oriented account of global political economy dynamics since the Industrial Revolution and argues that major changes and conflicting processes can be understood through the concept of these three fields. The first field is...
By Elena Chebankova, Piotr Dutkiewicz
October 22, 2021
This timely and original volume fills the gaps in the existing theoretical and philosophical literature on international relations by problematizing civilization as a new unit of research in global politics. It interrogates to what extent and in what ways civilization is becoming a strategic frame ...
By Ahmet Davutoğlu
September 30, 2021
Based on the author’s long experience in academic life and the public realm, especially in foreign policy, this book argues that a single categoric classification of cities is inadequate, and that cities have had different and varied impacts and positions throughout the history of civilization. The...
By Renato G. Flôres Jr.
September 29, 2021
This concise book addresses the new geopolitical realm which will ensue from the coronavirus pandemic, exploring how the main international actors will position themselves in the post-Covid-19 realities. Contrary to some analysts, the author argues that, rather than an acceleration of existing or ...
By Richard Higgott
September 17, 2021
This book evaluates the current state of world (dis)order at a time of growing populism, nationalism and pandemic panic. It distils the implications of the ‘civilisational state’ for world order. The retreat of US leadership is mirrored by the decline of both the material and normative liberal ...
By Robert Mudida
July 30, 2021
Since the turn of the century, Africa has been emerging economically, politically and socially and striving to assert itself on the global stage. This book provides an interdisciplinary view of Africa’s struggle to find its unique voice and contribute to the dialogue of international affairs. ...
By Min-hyung Kim, James A. Caporaso
July 30, 2021
Three trends have dominated the political economy of integration during the last two decades: globalization, economic nationalism, and regionalization. This book explores comparative regional integration, focusing on both intra regional integration and relations among regions in the context of...