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.
By Daniel S. Hamilton, Joe Renouard
April 01, 2024
This volume analyzes what China’s rise means for the transatlantic community in a new age of disruption—an age marked by great power rivalry, technological upheavals, and the diffusion of power. The book explores how today’s conditions—including heightened Western concerns about Chinese influence ...
By Azadeh Dastyari, Amy Nethery, Asher Hirsch
January 29, 2024
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 Thomas Hoerber, Alexandre Bohas, Stefano Valdemarin
December 11, 2023
This book fosters critical reflection on Europe's place in a fast-changing global environment, covering the soft and hard facets of EU power along the spectrum of low politics–high politics. Taking an innovative case-study approach, it provides a wide understanding of European Studies and ...
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 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 ...