New Titles to Politics & International Relations

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  • Anti-Islamic Protest in the UK

    Policy Responses to the Far Right, 1st Edition

    By William Allchorn

    Demonstrations by far-right groups, such as the English Defence League, Britain First and PEGIDA, have caused considerable social and civic unrest in UK cities for nearly a decade. But how should policymakers respond to far-right and anti-Muslim activism? Drawing on extensive primary research with…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Extremism and Democracy

  • India-America Relations (1942-62)

    Rooted in the Liberal International Order, 1st Edition

    By Atul Bhardwaj

    Examining India-America relations between 1942-62, this book reconsiders the role of America in shaping the imagination of post-colonial India. It rejects a conventional orthodoxy that assigns a limited role to America and challenges narratives which neglect the natural asymmetries and focus on…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Global Economic Governance and Human Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simone Raudino, Arlo Poletti

    Traditional understandings of economic development in low- and mid-income countries have largely been influenced by the economic narrative of Western Official Development Assistance (ODA). Within this framework, compliance with macroeconomic orthodoxy and early integration in Global Economic…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Truth, Silence and Violence in Emerging States

    Histories of the Unspoken, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aidan Russell

    Around the world in the twentieth century, political violence in emerging states gave rise to different kinds of silence within their societies. This book explores the histories of these silences, how they were made, maintained, evaded, and transformed. This book gives a comprehensive view of the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • Transatlantic Democracy Assistance

    Promoting Different Models of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Jan Hornat

    The approaches of EU institutions and the US to democracy assistance often vary quite significantly as both actors choose different means and tactics. The nuances in the understandings of democracy on the part of the EU and the US lead to their promotion of models of democratic governance that are…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Democratization Studies

  • Foucault, Biopolitics and Resistance

    1st Edition

    By Lauri Siisiäinen

    Political resistance is flourishing. In this context, there is a growing interest to reread Michel Foucault’s work, especially from the late period, from the perspective of resistance, social movements and affirmative biopolitics. Yet what has been missing so far is a book-length, comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16

  • Making Collaboratives Work

    How Complex Organizational Partnerships Succeed, 1st Edition

    By Susan Meyers Chandler

    Most contemporary public managers will work in some type of collaborative or networked arrangement at some time in their professional careers. More and more work in public administration and policy is now being done in collaborative formats, and while there are many studies, articles, and cases…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • How Parliament Works

    8th Edition

    By Nicolas Besly, Tom Goldsmith, Robert Rogers, Rhodri Walters

    Parliament is constantly in the news and televised daily, but much of its work remains a mystery to outsiders and is sometimes perplexing even to its own members. Written by expert insiders, How Parliament Works is a straightforward and readable analysis of one of the country’s most complex – and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15

  • Critical Geopolitics of the Polar Regions

    An Inter-American Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Dorothea Wehrmann

    Focusing on both Polar Regions, this book provides a comprehensive understanding of political processes related to the rapidly changing Arctic and Antarctic, where the environmental impacts of human activities are extremely visible. Environmental changes in the Arctic and the Antarctic are…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • The European Periphery and the Eurozone Crisis

    Capitalist Diversity and Europeanisation, 1st Edition

    By Neil Dooley

    This book provides a new understanding of the eurozone crisis across three of the worst hit cases: Greece, Portugal, and Ireland. In contrast to accounts which stress the ‘immaturity’ of the European ‘periphery’, as well as more critical narratives that understand these countries as victims of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • The Relevance of Regions in a Globalized World

    Bridging the Social Sciences-Humanities Gap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Galia Press-Barnathan, Ruth Fine, Arie M. Kacowicz

    This volume provides a unique open inter-disciplinary dialogue across the Humanities and Social Sciences to further our understanding of the phenomenon of regions and regionalism in a globalized world both at the theoretical and empirical levels. What comprises a region? What are the different…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • British Public Opinion on Foreign and Defence Policy

    1945-2017, 1st Edition

    By Ben Clements

    This book provides a long-term perspective on the opinions of the British public on foreign and defence policy in the post-war era. Thematically wide-ranging, it looks at the broader role of foreign and defence policy in British politics and elections, public opinion towards Britain’s key…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

  • Heroism and Global Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Veronica Kitchen, Jennifer G. Mathers

    The rhetoric of heroism pervades politics. Political leaders invoke their own heroic credentials, soldiers are celebrated at sporting events, ordinary citizens become state symbols (or symbols of opposition), and high profile celebrities embody a glamorized, humanitarian heroism. Using analytical…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07

  • Governing Sustainability in the EU

    From Political Discourse to Policy Practices, 1st Edition

    By Ekaterina Domorenok

    Governing Sustainability in the EU examines the recent novelties in the EU agenda for sustainable development, illustrating how the process of policy change has occurred at different levels, comprising general priorities, specific objectives and policy instruments. The book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge Studies on Government and the European Union

  • Political Silence

    Meanings, Functions and Ambiguity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Dingli, Thomas N. Cooke

    The notion of ‘silence’ in Politics and International Relations has come to imply the absence of voice in political life and, as such, tends to be scholastically prescribed as the antithesis of political power and political agency. However, from Emma Gonzáles’s three minutes of silence as part…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06

  • Moral Obligations and Sovereignty in International Relations

    A Genealogy of Humanitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Paras

    How has contemporary humanitarianism become the dominant framework for how states construct their moral obligations to non-citizens? To answer this question, this book examines the history of humanitarianism in international relations by tracing the relationship between transnational moral…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Global Institutions

  • Migrant Resistance in Contemporary Europe

    1st Edition

    By Maurice Stierl

    Over the past few years, increased ‘unauthorised’ migrations into the territories of Europe have resulted in one of the most severe crises in the history of the European Union. Stierl explores migration and border struggles in contemporary Europe and the ways in which they animate, problematise,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Peace and Justice Studies

    Critical Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Groarke, Emily Welty

    This book explores the interdisciplinary arena of peace studies and shows how the field has evolved and continues to grow and change. Dedicated to bringing students face to face with the grave injustices and violence in the contemporary world, it equips them with the tools to work for…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06

  • Egyptian Diaspora Activism During the Arab Uprisings

    Insights from Paris and Vienna, 1st Edition

    By Lea Müller-Funk

    Diaspora politics is often expressed as an emancipating experience and can therefore give agency to migrants. Yet, rather than interpreting transnational political practices as globally liberal or cosmopolitan, Müller-Funk’s findings underline that diaspora politics is a highly diverse political…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • The Poetics of International Politics

    Fact and Fiction in Narrative Representations of World Affairs, 1st Edition

    By Milan Babík

    A cutting-edge contribution to the aesthetic turn in international relations scholarship, this book exposes the role of poetic techniques in constituting the reality of international politics. It has two symmetrical goals: to illuminate the nonempirical fictions of factual international relations…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06

  • The Media Commons and Social Movements

    Grassroots Mediations Against Neoliberal Politics, 1st Edition

    By Jorge Saavedra Utman

    What does it mean to have a voice in a formal democracy operating under neoliberal guidelines and with an almost entirely private media system? How can the people gain their voice and engage in a dialogue with hegemonic actors and discourses? In this book, Jorge Saavedra Utman examines the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Islam in International Relations

    Politics and Paradigms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nassef Manabilang Adiong, Raffaele Mauriello, Deina Abdelkader

    Islam in International Relations: Politics and Paradigms analyses the interaction between Islam and IR. It shows how Islam is a conceptualization of ideas that affect people’s thinking and behaviour in their capacity to relate with IR as both discipline and practice. This approach challenges…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02
    Worlding Beyond the West

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