International Studies Association 2017 Annual Convention Guide from Routledge

2017Feb. 22nd25th

Location: Baltimore, MD

Are you planning to attend the International Studies Association Annual Convention? If so, we've put together this conference guide to help you get the most out of your week in Baltimore!

ISA's 58th Annual Convention
Dates: February 22nd - 25th, 2017
Location: Baltimore, MD

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Routledge Booth: Exhibit Hall, Key Ballroom, Hilton Baltimore
Books: 203-209
Journals: 101, 202-208

Routledge Joint Books & Journals Reception
Please join us for appetizers, drinks, and the opportunity to connect with your colleagues.

Location: Key Foyer (Registration Area), Hilton Baltimore
Date/Time: 7:30 pm on Wednesday, February 22nd

Don't Miss These Receptions!
Congratulations to our authors, who will be recognized at the following receptions.

Wednesday, February 22nd:

  • Yale Ferguson and Richard Mansbach: Historical International Relations Section (HIST) Distinguished Scholars Reception, 6:30 pm at Paca, Hilton Baltimore.
  • Marianne Marchand: Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Section (FTGS), Women's Caucus (WCIS), and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, & Allies Caucus (LGBTQA) Joint Reception, 7:00 pm at Holiday 6, Hilton Baltimore.
  • Richard J. Aldrich: Intelligence Studies Section (ISS) Distinguished Scholar Roundtable and Reception, 7:00 pm at Holiday 1, Hilton Baltimore.

Thursday, February 23rd:

  • John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration Studies Section (ENMISA), International Law Section (ILAW), Human Rights Section (HR), and International Organization Section (IO) Joint Reception, 7:30 pm at Grand East Ballroom, Marriott Inner Harbor.
  • Laura Roselle: International Communications Section (ICOMM) Business Meeting, Poster Sessions, and Distinguished Scholar Reception, 7:30 pm at Holiday 4, Hilton Baltimore.

Friday, February 24th:

  • Harvey Starr: Foreign Policy Analysis Section (FPA), Scientific Study of International Processes Section (SSIP), and Political Demography and Geography Section (PDG) Poster Sessions and Joint Reception, 7:00 pm at Holiday 4, Hilton Baltimore.
  • Jonathan Fox: Religion and International Relations Section (REL) Distinguished Scholar Reception, 7:15 pm at Holiday 1, Hilton Baltimore.

Must-See Baltimore Attractions!
Be sure to take time away from the conference to check out these must-see Baltimore attractions!

Featured Books

  • States and Peoples in Conflict

    Transformations of Conflict Studies

    Edited by Michael Stohl, Mark I. Lichbach, Peter Nils Grabosky

    This volume evaluates the state of the art in conflict studies. Original chapters by leading scholars survey theoretical and empirical research on the origins, processes, patterns, and consequences of most forms and contexts of political conflict, protest, repression, and rebellion. Contributors…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11

  • Conflict After the Cold War

    Arguments on Causes of War and Peace, 5th Edition

    Edited by Richard K. Betts

    Edited by one of the most renowned scholars in the field, Richard Betts' Conflict After the Cold War assembles classic and contemporary readings on enduring problems of international security. Offering broad historical and philosophical breadth, the carefully chosen and excerpted selections in this…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11

  • The New United Nations

    International Organization in the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    By John Allphin Moore, Jr., Jerry Pubantz

    With a fresh look at challenges to the UN in Syria, Iran, Russia, and elsewhere, the second edition of this successful text highlights new international trends toward global governance, holistic democracy and human development, and progress on peacebuilding and counterterrorism. A comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07

  • What's the Point of International Relations?

    Edited by Synne L. Dyvik, Jan Selby, Rorden Wilkinson

    What’s the Point of International Relations casts a critical eye on what it is that we think we are doing when we study and teach international relations (IR). It brings together many of IR’s leading thinkers to challenge conventional understandings of the discipline’s origins, history, and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10

  • Asia in International Relations

    Unlearning Imperial Power Relations

    Edited by Pinar Bilgin, L.H.M. Ling

    Asia in International Relations decolonizes conventional understandings and representations of Asia in International Relations (IR). This book opens by including all those geographical and cultural linkages that constitute Asia today but are generally ignored by mainstream IR. Covering the Indian…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Law Among Nations

    An Introduction to Public International Law, 11th Edition

    By Gerhard von Glahn, James Larry Taulbee

    Offering a more accessible alternative to casebooks and historical commentaries, Law Among Nations explains issues of international law by tracing the field's development and stressing key principles, processes, and landmark cases. This comprehensive text eliminates the need for multiple books by…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27

  • Media Relations of the Anti-War Movement

    The Battle for Hearts and Minds

    By Ian Taylor

    In this book, Ian Taylor examines how a social movement, the anti-Iraq War movement in the UK, engaged with the media as a part of their campaigning against the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Moving beyond content analysis to draw upon interviews with locally based journalists and activists,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Global Powers of Horror

    Security, Politics, and the Body in Pieces

    By Francois Debrix

    Global Powers of Horror examines contemporary regimes of horror, into horror’s intricacies, and into their deployment on and through human bodies and body parts. To track horror’s work, what horror decomposes and, perhaps, recomposes, Debrix goes beyond the idea of the integrality and integrity of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20

  • Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World

    Population Change and State Breakdown in England, France, Turkey, and China,1600-1850; 25th Anniversary Edition

    By Jack A. Goldstone

    What can the great crises of the past teach us about contemporary revolutions? Jack Goldstone shows the important role of population changes, youth bulges, urbanization, elite divisions, and fiscal crises in creating major political crises. Goldstone shows how state breakdowns in both western…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13

  • International Political Economy

    The Struggle for Power and Wealth in a Globalizing World

    By Thomas D. Lairson, David Skidmore

    This text offers a rethinking of the field of international political economy in an era of growing but uneven globalization. Even as global integration advances, states play central roles as partners with the largest of global firms, as the catalysts of competitiveness and economic growth, as the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12

  • American Exceptionalism Reconsidered

    U.S. Foreign Policy, Human Rights, and World Order

    By David P. Forsythe, Patrice C. McMahon

    Is the US really exceptional in terms of its willingness to take universal human rights seriously? According to the rhetoric of American political leaders, the United States has a unique and lasting commitment to human rights principles and to a liberal world order centered on rule of law and human…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    International Studies Intensives

  • The Politics of Governance

    Actors and Articulations in Africa and Beyond

    Edited by Lucy Koechlin, Till Förster

    How do government arrangements emerge? When and how does individual agency turn into collective agency? How do sensory experiences of violence, instability, etc affect the configuration of governance arrangements? When, why, and how are governance arrangements institutionalized? This book seeks to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Environmental Politics and Foreign Policy Decision Making in Latin America

    Ratifying the Kyoto Protocol

    By Amy Below

    Although the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement to address global climate change, has been regarded by many as an unsuccessful treaty both politically and environmentally, it stands as one of the world’s few truly global agreements. Why did such a diverse group of countries decide to sign…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • Framing War

    Public Opinion and Decision-Making in Comparative Perspective

    By Francesco Olmastroni

    Most research on framing has focused on media and elite frames: the ways that the mass media and politicians present information about issues and events to the public. Until now, the process by which citizens’ opinions may affect the initial frame-building process has been largely ignored. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The New Economic Diplomacy

    Decision-Making and Negotiation in International Economic Relations, 4th Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Bayne, Stephen Woolcock

    The New Economic Diplomacy explains how states conduct their external economic relations in the 21st century: how they make decisions domestically, how they negotiate internationally and how these processes interact. Although the previous edition, published in 2011, was able to reflect the impact…

    Paperback – 2016-11-02
    Global Governance

  • U.S. Foreign Policy and the Politics of Apology

    By Loramy Gerstbauer

    Acts of contrition and transitional justice—admission of wrong, apology, and reparations—have become fashionable in the discourse of international affairs. Using a case-study approach that inspires student discussion of concrete examples, this text addresses important questions about the politics…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    International Studies Intensives

  • What Is Global Studies?

    Theory & Practice

    By Manfred B. Steger, Amentahru Wahlrab

    What is Global Studies, and how does it relate to globalization? Responding to this frequently asked question, Manfred B. Steger and Amentahru Wahlrab provide the first comprehensive overview of this emerging field. Authoritative and accessible, this primer speaks to students and instructors…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28

  • Role Theory and Role Conflict in U.S.-Iran Relations

    Enemies of Our Own Making

    By Akan Malici, Stephen G. Walker

    U.S.-Iran relations continue to be an international security problem in the Middle East. These two countries could have been friends, but instead they have become enemies. Stating this thesis raises the following questions: Why are the United States and Iran enemies? How and when did this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • Disability Rights Advocacy Online

    Voice, Empowerment and Global Connectivity

    By Filippo Trevisan

    Disability rights advocates in the United Kingdom and the United States recently embraced new media technologies in unexpected and innovative ways. This book sheds light on this process of renewal and asks whether the digitalisation of disability rights advocacy can help re-configure political…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Social and Cultural Foundations in Global Studies

    By Eve Stoddard, John Collins

    From the Foundations in Global Studies series, this text offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the study of the social and cultural aspects of global studies. After a brief introduction to global studies, the early chapters of the book survey the key concepts and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Foundations in Global Studies

  • Political Communication in Real Time

    Theoretical and Applied Research Approaches

    Edited by Dan Schill, Rita Kirk, Amy E. Jasperson

    Much has been made of the speed and constancy of modern politics. Whether watching cable news, retweeting political posts, or receiving news alerts on our phones, political communication now happens continuously and in real time. Traditional research methods often do not capture this dynamic…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Modern Military Strategy

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Elinor C. Sloan

    This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to post-Cold War military theory for students of strategic studies. This second edition has been fully revised and updated, including a new chapter on peacekeeping, and examines contemporary strategic thought on the conduct of war in the sea, land…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11

  • Russia and the Idea of Europe

    A Study in Identity and International Relations, 2nd Edition

    By Iver B. Neumann

    The end of the Soviet system and the transition to the market in Russia, coupled with the inexorable rise of nationalism, brought to the fore the centuries-old debate about Russia's relationship with Europe. In this revised and updated second edition of Russia and the Idea of Europe, Iver Neumann…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    New International Relations

  • Vocabularies of International Relations after the Crisis in Ukraine

    Edited by Andrey Makarychev, Alexandra Yatsyk

    The conflict in Ukraine and Russia's annexation of Crimea has undoubtedly been a pivotal moment for policy makers and military planners in Europe and beyond. Many analysts see an unexpected character in the conflict and expect negative reverberations and a long-lasting period of turbulence and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Post-Soviet Politics