E-books: Politics & International Relations

  • EU Law, Fundamental Rights and National Democracy book cover

    EU Law, Fundamental Rights and National Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Eduardo Gill-Pedro

    The orthodox view is that rights complement democracy. This book critically examines this view in the context of EU fundamental rights, specifically in situations where EU law requires member states to respect EU fundamental rights. It first sets out a legal theoretical account of how human rights…

    eBook – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Dissidents of Law: On the 1989 Velvet Revolutions, Legitimations, Fictions of Legality and Contemporary Version of the Social Contract book cover

    Dissidents of Law

    On the 1989 Velvet Revolutions, Legitimations, Fictions of Legality and Contemporary Version of the Social Contract, 1st Edition

    By Jirí Pribán

    This title was first published in 2003:The problem of legitimacy and legality is one of the key issues of modern thought and nowhere more intensely debated than in the countries of the former Soviet bloc. Under the communist system, symbols of modern government had been supplemented and changed in…

    eBook – 2018-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modern Dystopian Fiction and Political Thought: Narratives of World Politics book cover

    Modern Dystopian Fiction and Political Thought

    Narratives of World Politics, 1st Edition

    By Adam Stock

    Over the past few years, ‘dystopia’ has become a word with increasing cultural currency. This volume argues that we live in dystopian times, and more specifically that a genre of fiction called "dystopia" has, above others, achieved symbolic cultural value in representing fears and anxieties about…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation: Governance at the Crossroads book cover

    Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation

    Governance at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Gjalt Huppes

    This book provides insight into the development of effective climate policy instrumentation in two divergent and mutually exclusive directions. Examining the role of political philosophies, the book explains why current climate policy is ineffective and unable to halt rapidly rising atmospheric…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Global Nuclear Order book cover

    Global Nuclear Order

    1st Edition

    By Sara Z. Kutchesfahani

    This book examines the importance of global nuclear order, emphasising the importance of perspective in our understanding of it, and its significance in international politics. Addressing a gap in existing literature, this book provides an introduction to nuclear weapon states and their…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Communities Surviving Migration: Village Governance, Environment and Cultural Survival in Indigenous Mexico book cover

    Communities Surviving Migration

    Village Governance, Environment and Cultural Survival in Indigenous Mexico, 1st Edition

    Edited by James P. Robson, Dan Klooster, Jorge Hernández-Díaz

    Out-migration might decrease the pressure of population on the environment, but what happens to the communities that manage the local environment when they are weakened by the absence of their members? In an era where community-based natural resource management has emerged as a key hope for…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Migration, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Media in War and Armed Conflict: Dynamics of Conflict News Production and Dissemination book cover

    Media in War and Armed Conflict

    Dynamics of Conflict News Production and Dissemination, 1st Edition

    Edited by Romy Fröhlich

    This book focuses on the social process of conflict news production and the emergence of public discourse on war and armed conflict. Its contributions combine qualitative and quantitative approaches through interview studies and computer-assisted content analysis and apply a unique comparative and…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Policy Styles and Policy-Making: Exploring the Linkages book cover

    Policy Styles and Policy-Making

    Exploring the Linkages, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Howlett, Jale Tosun

    Richardson et al.’s respected and seminal Policy Styles in Western Europe (1982) shed valuable light on how countries tend to establish long-term and distinctive ways to make policies that transcend short-term imperatives and issues. This follow-up volume updates those arguments and significantly…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • Crusading and Trading between West and East: Studies in Honour of David Jacoby book cover

    Crusading and Trading between West and East

    Studies in Honour of David Jacoby, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Menache, Benjamin Z. Kedar, Michel Balard

    For almost sixty years Professor David Jacoby devoted his research to the economic, social and cultural history of the Eastern Mediterranean and this new collection reflects his impact on the study of the interactions between the Italian city-states, Byzantium, the Latin East and the realm of Islam…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • The Routledge Handbook of LGBTQIA Administration and Policy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of LGBTQIA Administration and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wallace Swan

    The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and Allies community (abbreviated LGBTQIA or "LGBT") is responding to a radically changed social and political environment. While a host of books have analyzed legal dimensions of LGBT public policy, this authoritative Routledge…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Official History of Britain and the European Community, Volume III: The Tiger Unleashed, 1975-1985 book cover

    The Official History of Britain and the European Community, Volume III

    The Tiger Unleashed, 1975-1985, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Wall

    Volume III of The Official History of Britain and the European Community covers the divisions over Europe of the Labour Government (1975–79) and the controversies surrounding Britain’s relations with her EEC partners under Margaret Thatcher. As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, this…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • Informal Economies and Power book cover

    Informal Economies and Power

    1st Edition

    By Anna Danielsson

    The global ubiquity of informal economic activities has turned informality into a key policy question, not least in international peace- and state-building. This book explores a core aspect of economic informality: its resilience despite comprehensive international anti-informality operations.…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

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