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.

International Political Economy

  • Technology and World Politics

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel R. McCarthy

    This edited volume provides a convenient entry point to the cutting-edge field of the international politics of technology, in an interesting and informative manner. Technology and World Politics introduces its readers to different approaches to technology in global politics through a survey of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge

  • Critical Methods in Political and Cultural Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Johnna Montgomerie

    Critical Methods in Political and Cultural Economy offers students and scholars the first methods book for the critical school of International Political Economy (IPE). What does it mean to ‘do’ critical research? How do we write about the evidence we present? This volume explores our shared…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • State Formation, Regime Change, and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Jørgen Møller

    Failed or weak states, miscarried democratizations, and economic underdevelopment characterize a large part of the world we live in. Much work has been done on these subjects over the latest decades but most of this research ignores the deep historical processes that produced the modern state,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge

  • International Political Economy

    The Struggle for Power and Wealth in a Globalizing World, 1st Edition

    By Thomas D. Lairson, David Skidmore

    This text offers a rethinking of the field of international political economy in an era of growing but uneven globalization. Even as global integration advances, states play central roles as partners with the largest of global firms, as the catalysts of competitiveness and economic growth, as the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • The New Economic Diplomacy

    Decision-Making and Negotiation in International Economic Relations, 4th Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Bayne, Stephen Woolcock

    The New Economic Diplomacy explains how states conduct their external economic relations in the 21st century: how they make decisions domestically, how they negotiate internationally and how these processes interact. Although the previous edition, published in 2011, was able to reflect the impact…

    Paperback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • What Is Global Studies?

    Theory & Practice, 1st Edition

    By Manfred B. Steger, Amentahru Wahlrab

    What is Global Studies, and how does it relate to globalization? Responding to this frequently asked question, Manfred B. Steger and Amentahru Wahlrab provide the first comprehensive overview of this emerging field. Authoritative and accessible, this primer speaks to students and instructors…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Social and Cultural Foundations in Global Studies

    1st Edition

    By Eve Stoddard, John Collins

    From the Foundations in Global Studies series, this text offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the study of the social and cultural aspects of global studies. After a brief introduction to global studies, the early chapters of the book survey the key concepts and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    Foundations in Global Studies

  • The Political Economy of China-Latin America Relations in the New Millennium

    Brave New World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Myers, Carol Wise

    In this book, China-Latin America relations experts Margaret Myers and Carol Wise examine the political and economic forces that have underpinned Chinese engagement in the region, as well as the ways in which these forces have shaped economic sectors and policy-making in Latin America. The…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • On Ethics and Economics

    Conversations with Kenneth J. Arrow, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth J. Arrow

    Edited by Kristen Renwick Monroe, Nicholas Monroe Lampros

    Part intellectual autobiography and part exposition of complex yet contemporary economic ideas, this lively conversation with renowned scholar and public intellectual Kenneth J. Arrow focuses on economics and politics in light of history, current events, and philosophy as well. Reminding readers…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • International Public Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    By George M. Guess, Thomas Husted

    Most public policy analysis books currently on the market are US-centric and focused on quantitative analysis, while comparative public policy textbooks are oriented around countries and specific policy processes. International Public Policy Analysis is the first textbook to take a truly…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Glocalization

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Victor Roudometof

    This book seeks to provide a critical introduction to the under-theorized concept of Glocalization. While the term has been slowly diffused into social-scientific vocabulary, to date, there is no book in circulation that specifically discusses this concept. Historically theorists have intertwined…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • Business and Conflict in Fragile States

    The Case for Pragmatic Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Brian Ganson, Achim Wennmann

    Large-scale investments in fragile states – in Latin America, Africa, the former Soviet Union and Asia – become magnets for conflict, which undermines business, development and security. International policy responds with regulation, state-building and institutional reform, with poor and often…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Neoliberalism

    The Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Eagleton-Pierce

    Neoliberalism: The Key Concepts provides a critical guide to a vocabulary that has become globally dominant over the past forty years. The language of neoliberalism both constructs and expresses a particular vision of economics, politics, and everyday life. Some find this vision to be appealing,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Long Battle for Global Governance

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Buzdugan, Anthony Payne

    The Long Battle for Global Governance charts the manner in which largely excluded countries, variously described as ‘ex-colonial’, ‘underdeveloped’, ‘developing’, ‘Third World’ and lately ‘emerging’, have challenged their relationship with the dominant centres of power and major institutions of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge