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  • The Strategic Defence Initiative: US Policy and the Soviet Union book cover

    The Strategic Defence Initiative

    US Policy and the Soviet Union, 1st Edition

    By Mira Duric

    Central to US foreign policy, the Strategic Defence Initiative (SDI) was launched by Ronald Reagan in 1983. While the Reagan administration failed to deploy the SDI system, it featured prominently in the relationship between the US and the Soviet Union. This insightful book examines SDI and the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Terrorism and the Politics of Social Change: A Durkheimian Analysis book cover

    Terrorism and the Politics of Social Change

    A Durkheimian Analysis, 1st Edition

    By James Dingley

    Terrorism and political violence have invariably accompanied the progressive modernization of states; a socio-cultural reaction to the problems of social change and development. To understand this phenomenon, it is necessary to consider the nature of traditional society and how it differs from…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Varieties of Seventeenth- and Early Eighteenth-Century English Radicalism in Context book cover

    Varieties of Seventeenth- and Early Eighteenth-Century English Radicalism in Context

    1st Edition

    By David Finnegan

    Edited by Ariel Hessayon

    The essays in this collection explore a number of significant questions regarding the terms 'radical' and 'radicalism' in early modern English contexts. They investigate whether we can speak of a radical tradition, and whether radicalism was a local, national or transnational phenomenon. In so…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • British Nuclear Weapons and the Test Ban 1954–1973: Britain, the United States, Weapons Policies and Nuclear Testing: Tensions and Contradictions book cover

    British Nuclear Weapons and the Test Ban 1954–1973

    Britain, the United States, Weapons Policies and Nuclear Testing: Tensions and Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By John R. Walker

    In 1962 Dean Acheson famously described Britain as having lost an Empire but not yet found a role. Perhaps nowhere is this more apparent than in the realms of nuclear weapons. An increasingly marginal world power, successive post-war British governments felt that an independent nuclear deterrent…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England book cover

    Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Edith Snook

    A study of the representation of reading in early modern Englishwomen's writing, this book exists at the intersection of textual criticism and cultural history. It looks at depictions of reading in women's printed devotional works, maternal advice books, poetry, and fiction, as well as manuscripts,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • The Cult of Saint Katherine of Alexandria in Late-Medieval Nuremberg: Saint and the City book cover

    The Cult of Saint Katherine of Alexandria in Late-Medieval Nuremberg

    Saint and the City, 1st Edition

    By Anne Simon

    Katherine of Alexandria was a major object of devotion within medieval Europe, ranking second only to the Virgin Mary in the canon of female saints. Yet despite her undoubted importance, relatively little is known about the significance and function of her cult within the German-speaking…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Transformative Policy for Poor Women: A New Feminist Framework book cover

    Transformative Policy for Poor Women

    A New Feminist Framework, 1st Edition

    By Bina Fernandez

    What accounts for the oft-noted 'gap' between well-designed policies for women and their inadequate implementation? Why do such policies often fail to benefit the poorest women? How do policies address the intersecting inequalities of gender, class, caste, ethnic identity and race? What are the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Democracy and Climate Change book cover

    Democracy and Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Frederic Hanusch

    Democracy and Climate Change explores the various ways in which democratic principles can lead governments to respond differently to climate change. The election cycle can lead to short-termism, which often appears to be at odds with the long-term nature of climate change, with its latency between…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Ranciere and Law book cover

    Ranciere and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Lopez Lerma, Julen Etxabe

    This book is the first to approach Jacques Rancière’s work from a legal perspective. A former student of Louis Althusser, Rancière is one of the most important contemporary French philosophers of recent decades: offering an original and path-breaking way to think politics, democracy and aesthetics.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Ethics and the Contemporary World book cover

    Ethics and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Edmonds

    Arguments about ethics often centre on traditional questions of, for instance, euthanasia and abortion. Whilst these questions are still in the foreground, recent years have seen an explosion of new moral problems. Moral and political clashes are now as likely to be about sexuality and gender and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • The Search for Stability in Russia and the Former Soviet Bloc book cover

    The Search for Stability in Russia and the Former Soviet Bloc

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carlton, Paul Ingram

    First published in 1997, this volume consists of chapters placed before a series of meetings organised by the Rome-based international School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts (ISODARCO) which reviewed the prospects relating to the countries of the Former Soviet Union and of the other…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Separation of the Party and the State: Political Leadership in Soviet and Post Soviet Phases book cover

    The Separation of the Party and the State

    Political Leadership in Soviet and Post Soviet Phases, 1st Edition

    By Vinayank N. Srivastava

    First published in 1999, this volume is the first full length study of one of the most important political institutions of the erstwhile Soviet political system – the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU). The originality of this work lies in its main argument that the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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