E-books: Politics & International Relations

  • Migration in the Western Mediterranean: Space, Mobility and Borders book cover

    Migration in the Western Mediterranean

    Space, Mobility and Borders

    Edited by Laure-Anne Bernes, Hassan Bousetta, Caroline Zickgraf

    The upheavals of the Arab Spring grabbed the world’s immediate attention, and concern quickly grew over their potential aftermath, with the fear that a ‘tidal wave’ of immigrants and refugees would ‘flood’ European territory. The Arab Spring has highlighted the Mediterranean as a migration region,…

    eBook – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Mediterranean Studies

  • Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment book cover

    Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment

    By Steffen Ducheyne

    Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment comprises fifteen new essays written by a team of international scholars. The collection re-evaluates the characteristics, meaning and impact of the Radical Enlightenment between 1660 and 1825, spanning England, Ireland, the Dutch Republic, France,…

    eBook – 2017-02-21
    Routledge

  • UN Peacekeeping Doctrine in a New Era: Adapting to Stabilisation, Protection and New Threats book cover

    UN Peacekeeping Doctrine in a New Era

    Adapting to Stabilisation, Protection and New Threats

    Edited by Cedric de Coning, Chiyuki Aoi, John Karlsrud

    This edited volume offers a thorough review of peacekeeping theory and reality in contemporary contexts, and aligns the two to help inform practice. Recent UN peacekeeping operations have challenged the traditional peacekeeping principles of consent, impartiality and the minimum use of force. The…

    eBook – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Texas Politics: Governing the Lone Star State book cover

    Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 6th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Cal Jillson continues to approach the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, while giving students the most even-handed, readable, and engaging description of Texas politics available today. Throughout the book students are encouraged to connect…

    eBook – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • French Political Travel Writing in the Interwar Years: Radical Departures book cover

    French Political Travel Writing in the Interwar Years

    Radical Departures

    By Martyn Cornick, Martin Hurcombe, Angela Kershaw

    This book studies travel writing produced by French authors between the two World Wars following visits to authoritarian regimes in Europe and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). It sheds new light on the phenomenon of French political travel in this period by considering the…

    eBook – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

  • Politics, Media and Democracy in Australia: Public and Producer Perceptions of the Political Public Sphere book cover

    Politics, Media and Democracy in Australia

    Public and Producer Perceptions of the Political Public Sphere

    By Brian McNair, Terry Flew, Stephen Harrington, Adam Swift

    In Australia, as in many comparable democracies, the role of the media in the political process is high on the public agenda. There is a perception of widespread disillusionment with and disengagement from politics amongst voters, and criticism of the media for failing to fulfil their democratic…

    eBook – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • International Political Economy in the 21st Century: Contemporary Issues and Analyses book cover

    International Political Economy in the 21st Century

    Contemporary Issues and Analyses, 2nd Edition

    By Roy Smith, Imad El-Anis, Christopher Farrands

    Understanding of the theories that underpin international political economy (IPE), and their practical applications, is crucial to the study of international relations, politics, development and economics. This is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the field, with an engaging and…

    eBook – 2017-02-10
    Routledge

  • Global Environmental Institutions book cover

    Global Environmental Institutions

    2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth R. DeSombre

    Global Environmental Institutions continues to provide the most accessible and succinct overview of the major global institutions attempting to protect the natural environment. Fully updated throughout to reflect the latest environmental issues, the second edition includes substantial new material…

    eBook – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Aeschylus and War: Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes book cover

    Aeschylus and War

    Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes

    Edited by Isabelle Torrance

    This volume brings together a group of interdisciplinary experts who demonstrate that Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes is a text of continuing relevance and value for exploring ancient, contemporary and comparative issues of war and its attendant trauma. The volume features contributions from an…

    eBook – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Global Ecopolitics Revisited: Towards a complex governance of global environmental problems book cover

    Global Ecopolitics Revisited

    Towards a complex governance of global environmental problems

    By Philippe Le Prestre

    Faced with worsening environmental indicators, cooperation hurdles, and the limited effectiveness of current institutions, reforming international environmental governance has proven elusive, despite various diplomatic initiatives at the United Nations level over the last two decades. Overcoming…

    eBook – 2017-02-10
    Routledge

  • Mass and Elite in the Greek and Roman Worlds: From Sparta to Late Antiquity book cover

    Mass and Elite in the Greek and Roman Worlds

    From Sparta to Late Antiquity

    Edited by Richard Evans

    This volume has its origin in the 14th University of South Africa Classics Colloquium in which the topic and title of the event were inspired by Josiah Ober’s seminal work Mass and Elite in Democratic Athens (1989). Indeed the influence this work has had on later research in all aspects of the…

    eBook – 2017-02-10
    Routledge

  • Arab Nationalism: The Politics of History and Culture in the Modern Middle East book cover

    Arab Nationalism

    The Politics of History and Culture in the Modern Middle East

    By Peter Wien

    Arab nationalism has been one of the dominant ideologies in the Middle East and North Africa since the early twentieth century. However, a clear definition of Arab nationalism, even as a subject of scholarly inquiry, does not yet exist. Arab Nationalism sheds light on cultural expressions of Arab…

    eBook – 2017-02-10
    Routledge

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