Politics & International Relations Textbooks New and Key Titles

This online collection contains key textbooks from new and established authors in the areas of Political Science, International Relations, Military & Strategic Studies, and Public Administration & Management. Including a wide range of textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, you will find whatever you need to teach courses on a variety of subjects, and challenge your students along the way.

European Politics

  • Politics in the Republic of Ireland

    6th Edition

    Edited by John Coakley, Michael Gallagher

    Politics in the Republic of Ireland is now available in a fully revised sixth edition. Building on the success of the previous five editions, it continues to provide an authoritative introduction to all aspects of the government and politics in the Republic of Ireland. Written by some of the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge

  • Euro-Mediterranean Relations after the Arab Spring

    Persistence in Times of Change, 1st Edition

    By Jakob Horst, Annette Jünemann, Delf Rothe

    The ’Arab Spring’ triggered paradigmatic shifts but, despite these changes, much in the Euro-Mediterranean region remains the same. Utilising ’Logics of Action’, an innovative theoretical framework designed to capture the complexity of political interaction in one of the fastest changing regions in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

  • Russia and the Western Far Right

    Tango Noir, 1st Edition

    By Anton Shekhovtsov

    The growing influence of Russia on the Western far right has been much discussed in the media recently. This book is the first detailed inquiry into what has been a neglected but critically important trend: the growing links between Russian actors and Western far right activists, publicists,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Russia’s New Ground Forces

    Capabilities, Limitations and Implications for International Security, 1st Edition

    By Igor Sutyagin, Justin Bronk

    This Whitehall Paper provides an in-depth analysis of Russia’s Ground Forces, including airborne and naval troops. It examines their role in Russian foreign policy, reforms to units’ equipment and operational roles, performance during combat operations against Ukraine, and current unit deployment…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Foreign Policies of EU Member States

    Continuity and Europeanisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amelia Hadfield, Ian Manners, Richard G. Whitman

    Foreign Policies of EU Member States provides a clear and current overview of the motivations and outcomes of EU Member States regarding their foreign policy-making within and beyond the EU. It provides an in-depth analysis of intra-EU policy-making and sheds light, in an innovative and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09
    Routledge

  • European Democracies

    9th Edition

    By Markus M.L. Crepaz

    European Democracies is an introduction to the politics and governments of Western, Central, and Eastern Europe. Organized thematically rather than country-by-country, this fully revised edition examines topics such as electoral systems, the European Union, refugees and the welfare state, and asks…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • European Politics

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Kubicek

    European Politics surveys the history, institutions, and issues that are essential for understanding contemporary European politics. Exploring a central question—"what is Europe?"—this text's thematic approach helps students compare politics in individual countries and see the political big picture…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • French Politics and Society

    3rd Edition

    By Alistair Cole

    French Politics and Society is the ideal companion for all students of France and French politics with a strong reputation for its lucidity and lively exposition of the French polity. This third edition remains a highly readable text and offers a broad, critical and comprehensive understanding of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • A Political Family

    The Kuczynskis, Fascism, Espionage and The Cold War, 1st Edition

    By John Green

    The Kuczynskis were a German-Jewish family of active anti-fascists who worked assiduously to combat the rise of Nazism before and during the course of the Second World War. This book focuses on the family of Robert and his wife Berta – both born two decades before the end of the nineteenth century…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • NATO and the North Atlantic

    Revitalising Collective Defence, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Andreas Olsen

    The book analyses the renewed importance of the North Atlantic for NATO in the face of new security challenges This Whitehall Paper explores the renewed importance of the North Atlantic Ocean to NATO’s security through the lenses of the United States, United Kingdom and Norway in particular. These…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Everyone Loses

    The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Charap, Timothy J. Colton

    Disorder erupted in Ukraine in 2014, involving the overthrow of a sitting government, the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula, and a violent insurrection, supported by Moscow, in the east of the country. This Adelphi book argues that the crisis has yielded a ruinous outcome, in which all…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Democratic Transformations in Europe

    Challenges and opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yvette Peters, Michaël Tatham

    Democracies evolve. Their evolution is not only key to their survival; it is also a reflection of the changing environment in which they operate. This book contributes to the analysis and understanding of how democratic states have transformed over time by examining a number of challenges and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • 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
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Britain and the European Union

    1st Edition

    By David Gowland

    This engaging and concise text offers the student and the general reader a compact, readable treatment of British membership of the European Union from 1973 to the present day. It provides a highly distilled and accessible analysis and overview of some of the parameters and recurring features of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Guide to the European Union

    1st Edition

    By Dick Leonard, Robert Taylor

    Written by experts, this long-established and definitive guide to the workings of the European Union provides comprehensive, straightforward and readable coverage of this sometimes misunderstood and complex institution. It explains not only what happens but also why, and analyses the EU's strengths…

    Paperback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Slavoj Žižek and Radical Politics

    1st Edition

    By Sean Homer

    In this book, Sean Homer addresses Slavoj Žižek’s work in a specific political conjuncture, his political interventions in the Balkans. The charge of inconsistency and contradiction is frequently levelled at Žižek’s politics, a charge he openly embraces in the name of "pragmatism." Homer argues…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge

  • Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe

    Into the Mainstream?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tjitske Akkerman, Sarah L. de Lange, Matthijs Rooduijn

    Radical right-wing populist parties, such as Geert Wilders’ Party for Freedom, Marine Le Pen’s National Front or Nigel Farage’s UKIP, are becoming increasingly influential in Western European democracies. Their electoral support is growing, their impact on policy-making is substantial, and in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy