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Organizing the World The United States and Regional Cooperation in Asia and Europe

Organizing the World: The United States and Regional Cooperation in Asia and Europe

1st Edition

Galia Press-Barnathan
July 27, 2016

This book offers a conceptual framework that explains when and why a great power would choose to cooperate with smaller states via regional cooperation forums rather than in a bilateral setting....

Human Rights in Cuba, El Salvador and Nicaragua A Sociological Perspective on Human Rights Abuse

Human Rights in Cuba, El Salvador and Nicaragua: A Sociological Perspective on Human Rights Abuse

1st Edition

Mayra Gomez
July 21, 2016

This book presents a historical perspective on patterns of human rights abuse in Cuba, El Salvador and Nicaragua and incorporates international relations in to the traditional theories of state repression found within the social sciences....

Turkish-American Relations, 1800-1952 Between the Stars, Stripes and the Crescent

Turkish-American Relations, 1800-1952: Between the Stars, Stripes and the Crescent

1st Edition

Şuhnaz Yilmaz
March 12, 2015

This book aims to take the reader on a journey along the intricate web of Turkish-American relations. It critically examines the process, during which the relations evolved from those of strangers into an occasionally troubled, yet resilient alliance. Through the extensive use of Turkish, American ...

International Election Monitoring, Sovereignty, and the Western Hemisphere The Emergence of an International Norm

International Election Monitoring, Sovereignty, and the Western Hemisphere: The Emergence of an International Norm

1st Edition

Arturo Santa-Cruz
June 09, 2010

This book traces the process by which national elections became international events or, more precisely, what the effects of this process are on state sovereignty. Contrary to the conventional wisdom in International Relations - to judge by the neglect of this phenomenon in the literature - this ...

International Environmental Treaties and State Behavior Factors Influencing Cooperation

International Environmental Treaties and State Behavior: Factors Influencing Cooperation

1st Edition

Denise DeGarmo
February 12, 2009

Despite the growing recognition of the importance of environmental issues for nation-state security, current research on international environmental security is insufficient. Although scholars in the field of International Relations believe that there is an appropriate role for international ...

Political Corruption in the Caribbean Basin Constructing a Theory to Combat Corruption

Political Corruption in the Caribbean Basin: Constructing a Theory to Combat Corruption

1st Edition

Michael W. Collier
June 09, 2009

Political corruption in the Caribbean Basin retards state economic growth and development, undermines government legitimacy, and threatens state security. In spite of recent anti-corruption efforts of intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations (IGO/NGOs), Caribbean political corruption ...

A Global Union for Global Workers Collective Bargaining and Regulatory Politics in Maritime Shipping

A Global Union for Global Workers: Collective Bargaining and Regulatory Politics in Maritime Shipping

1st Edition

Nathan Lillie
June 18, 2010

This is a book about how global unionism was born in the maritime shipping sector. It argues that the industrial structure of shipping, and specifically the interconnected nature of shipping production chains, facilitated the globalization of union bargaining strategy, and the transnationalization ...

Malaysia and the Development Process Globalization, Knowledge Transfers and Postcolonial Dilemmas

Malaysia and the Development Process: Globalization, Knowledge Transfers and Postcolonial Dilemmas

1st Edition

Vanessa C.M. Chio
October 29, 2012

Drawing on recent deconstructions in anthropology, postcolonial studies, and critical sociology, Malaysia and the Development Process situates and explores the phenomenon of international knowledge transfers within the context of globalization. Based on primary and secondary research, and a series ...

The Common Fisheries Policy in the European Union A Study in Integrative and Distributive Bargaining

The Common Fisheries Policy in the European Union: A Study in Integrative and Distributive Bargaining

1st Edition

Eugénia da Condeição-Heldt
November 14, 2012

The purpose of this book is neither to duplicate overviews of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) nor to recapitulate narrative treatments of the European integration process. The aim is to comprehend how EU negotiations work theoretically and empirically so that a conceptual framework for analyzing ...

Human Rights Treaties Considering Patterns of Participation, 1948-2000

Human Rights Treaties: Considering Patterns of Participation, 1948-2000

1st Edition

Mark Sachleben
June 28, 2012

The book examines patterns of participation in human rights treaties. International relations theory is divided on what motivates states to participate in treaties, specifically human rights treaties. Instead of examining the specific motivations, this dissertation examines patterns of ...

Domestic Politics and International Narcotics Control U.S. Relations with Mexico and Colombia, 1989-2000

Domestic Politics and International Narcotics Control: U.S. Relations with Mexico and Colombia, 1989-2000

1st Edition

Victor J. Hinojosa
May 04, 2012

This book examines different levels of narcotics control cooperation between the United States, Mexico and Colombia. Victor J. Hinojosa finds that Mexico is consistently held to a very different standard than Colombia and that the US often satisfies domestic political pressures to be tough on ...

Intervention, Ethnic Conflict and State-Building in Iraq A Paradigm for the Post-Colonial State

Intervention, Ethnic Conflict and State-Building in Iraq: A Paradigm for the Post-Colonial State

1st Edition

Michael Rear
February 27, 2012

External intervention by the U.N. and other actors in ethnic conflicts has interfered with the state-building process in post-colonial states. Rear examines the 1991 uprisings in Iraq and demonstrates how this intervention has contributed to the problems with democratization experienced in the ...

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