E-books: Politics & International Relations

  • Peace in International Relations book cover

    Peace in International Relations

    2nd Edition

    By Oliver P. Richmond

    This updated and revised second edition examines the conceptualisation and evolution of peace in International Relations (IR) theory. The book examines the concept of peace and its usage in the main theoretical debates in IR, including realism, liberalism, constructivism, critical theory and…

    eBook – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Islamophobic Hate Crime: A Student Textbook book cover

    Islamophobic Hate Crime

    A Student Textbook, 1st Edition

    By Imran Awan, Irene Zempi

    In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in anti-Muslim attacks. What is driving the proliferation of these hate crimes? Why are Muslims being demonised? Building on current research and drawing upon real-life examples and case studies, this book provides an accessible introduction to…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Global Lean for Higher Education: A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools book cover

    Global Lean for Higher Education

    A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Yorkstone

    Higher education (HE) is amongst the hardest sectors in which to apply lean. Universities resist change, their organizational cultures being far from the manufacturing environment where lean was born. The way HE organizations are structured, funded, and function globally is idiosyncratic; one size…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Productivity Press

  • Wars, Revolutions and Dictatorships: Studies of Historical and Contemporary Problems from a Comparative Viewpoint book cover

    Wars, Revolutions and Dictatorships

    Studies of Historical and Contemporary Problems from a Comparative Viewpoint, 1st Edition

    By Stanislav Andreski

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.   We can define war as organised fighting between groups of individuals belonging to the same species but occupying distinct territories, thus distinguishing war from fights between isolated…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge

  • Housing and the New Financial Mark book cover

    Housing and the New Financial Mark

    1st Edition

    By Richard L. Florida

    This book explores how deregulation affect housing finance, and gives the broad patterns of development of institutions participating in mortgage markets. It also explores how the new housing finance system influences the cost and affordability of shelter.…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Military Strategy in the 21st Century: Moving Beyond Clausewitz book cover

    Ethics and Military Strategy in the 21st Century

    Moving Beyond Clausewitz, 1st Edition

    By George R. Lucas, Jr.

    This book examines the importance of "military ethics" in the formulation and conduct of contemporary military strategy. Clausewitz’s original analysis of war relegated ethics to the side-lines in favor of political realism, interpreting the proper use of military power solely to further the…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Walking Methods: Research on the Move book cover

    Walking Methods

    Research on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Maggie O'Neill, Brian Roberts

    This book introduces and critically explores walking as an innovative method for doing social research, showing how its sensate and kinaesthetic attributes facilitate connections with lived experiences, journeys and memories, communities and identities. The book situates walking methods…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • The War for Syria: Regional and International Dimensions of the Syrian Uprising book cover

    The War for Syria

    Regional and International Dimensions of the Syrian Uprising, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Hinnebusch, Adham Saouli

    Examining the international dimensions of the Syrian conflict, this book studies external factors relating to the Uprising. It explores the involvement of outside powers and the events’ impact both on regional and international level. Syria was widely perceived to be essential to the regional…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • Knowledge and Power in Public Bureaucracies: From Pyramid to Circle book cover

    Knowledge and Power in Public Bureaucracies

    From Pyramid to Circle, 1st Edition

    By David G. Carnevale, Camilla Stivers

    Ever since Max Weber and Frederick Taylor, public organizations have been told that effective practice lies in maximizing rationality through science. Yet science-based management reforms have had only marginal impact on performance. People in entry-level positions possess knowledge from direct…

    eBook – 2019-07-08
    Routledge

  • Refugees, Migration and Global Governance: Negotiating the Global Compacts book cover

    Refugees, Migration and Global Governance

    Negotiating the Global Compacts, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth G. Ferris, Katharine M. Donato

    As debates about migrants and refugees reverberate around the world, this book offers an important first-hand account of how migration is being approached at the highest levels of international governance. Whereas refugees have long been protected by international law, migrants have been treated…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Violence of Neoliberalism: Crime, Harm and Inequality book cover

    The Violence of Neoliberalism

    Crime, Harm and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Collins, Dawn L. Rothe

    This book examines the impact of neoliberalism on society, bringing to the forefront a discussion of violence and harm, the inherent inequalities of neoliberalism and the ways in which our everyday lives in the Global North reproduce and facilitate this violence and harm.Drawing on a range of…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Perestroika in the Countryside: Agricultural Reform in the Gorbachev Era: Agricultural Reform in the Gorbachev Era book cover

    Perestroika in the Countryside: Agricultural Reform in the Gorbachev Era

    Agricultural Reform in the Gorbachev Era, 1st Edition

    By William Moskoff

    This book is a collection of seven papers originally given at the 1989 meetings of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. The authors come from the fields of economics, history, and political science and are all specialists in the field of Soviet and East European…

    eBook – 2019-07-04
    Routledge

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