The New Regionalisms series presents innovative analyses of a range of novel regional relations & institutions. Going beyond formal, interstate organisations, this interdisciplinary Series builds on over two decades of the pioneering International Political Economy of New Regionalisms series, also edited by Professor Timothy M. Shaw.
New Regionalisms is creative & cosmopolitan, reflecting enquiries from & about the global South & North. It reinforces ongoing networks of analysts in both academia & think-tanks as well as international institutions concerned with micro-, meso- & macro-level regionalisms in the third decade of the 21st century & beyond.
Weak States, Vulnerable Governments, and Regional Cooperation An ASEAN Case Study
Mapping Arctic Paradiplomacy Limits and Opportunities for Sub-National Actors in Arctic Governance
Social Standards in EU and US Trade Agreements
Governing Complexity in the Arctic Region
Structural Change in Africa Misperceptions, New Narratives and Development in the 21st Century
Inclusive Trade in Africa The African Continental Free Trade Area in Comparative Perspective
Expanding Perspectives on Human Rights in Africa
By Atena Ştefania Feraru
November 01, 2021
War, famine, poverty, organized crime, environmental catastrophes, refugees, epidemics and pandemics, modern slavery – all these affect people in the non-Western world to an increasingly disproportionate extent. It is also where wealthy governments wield economic leverage and military force to ...
By Mathieu Landriault, Jean-François Payette, Stéphane Roussel
July 30, 2021
This book analyses the possibilities and limitations that sub-national actors face when developing diplomatic activities in the Arctic region. Sub-national actors, such as civil society groups and sub-national governments or administrations, have been active in international relations for decades....
By Li Xing
July 13, 2021
This book draws together leading experts to examine the key issues in China-EU relations. China-EU relations are increasingly complex and affected by a number of inter-related factors, such as China’s global rise, growing China-US strategic competition, US global withdrawal, the transatlantic ...
By M. Raymond Izarali, Dalbir Ahlawat
April 29, 2021
This book provides a rich analysis of the actors and organizations to reflect on the antecedents and trajectories of terrorism and insurgency in South Asia, and the different countermeasures adopted by the countries to deal with the security and developmental challenges. South Asia is a complex ...
By Evgeny Postnikov
May 05, 2020
This book examines the causes and consequences of social standards in US and EU preferential trade agreements (PTAs). PTAs are the new reality of the global trading system. Pursued by both developed and developing countries, they increasingly incorporate labor and environmental issues to prevent a...
By Mathieu Landriault, Andrew Chater, Elana Wilson Rowe, P. Whitney Lackenbauer
November 01, 2019
This book examines emerging forms of governance in the Arctic region, exploring how different types of state and non-state actors promote and support rules and standards. The authors argue that confining our understandings of Arctic governance to Arctic states and a focus on the Arctic Council as ...
By José Briceño-Ruiz, Philippe De Lombaerde
September 16, 2019
Combining an analysis of regionalism from a systemic view with a domestic political-economy analysis, this book sheds light on the new dynamics and emerging configurations of regionalisms and interregionalisms in the post-Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Donald Trump’s presidency has transformed ...
By Maria Lorca-Susino
July 29, 2019
The European Union (EU) and the Eurozone became the economic integration example to follow for years. However, the worldwide economic crisis that unfolded in 2007 put the whole economic integration process in question, the European project in jeopardy and the euro under pressure, with serious ...
By Carlos Lopes, George Kararach
July 08, 2019
Debates on African development continue to downplay the achievement of the continent: economic achievements are diminished and the perception of a conflict prone continent continues. Many of the policy prescriptions externally imposed on African countries have done little to transform the continent...
By Efe Can Gürcan
May 23, 2019
The crisis of Northern capitalism and failure of hegemonic global governance have created a facilitative environment for post-hegemonic initiatives promoting South–South cooperation. Major Southern countries – especially the BRICS – have taken the lead in pushing for alternative governance ...
By David Luke, Jamie Macleod
April 01, 2019
Providing the first book-length analysis of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), this volume asks how can it be ensured that the AfCFTA is effectively implemented to deliver inclusive trade in Africa. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will cover an African market of 1.2 ...
By M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure, Bonny Ibhawoh
February 25, 2019
This book draws attention to emerging issues around the rights of minorities, marginalized groups, and persons in Africa. It explores the gaps between human rights provisions and conditions, showing that although international human rights principles have been embraced in the continent, various ...