Politics & International Relations: Publishing This Month

22Publishing This Month

  • A Citizen's Guide to U.S. Elections: Empowering Democracy in America book cover

    A Citizen's Guide to U.S. Elections

    Empowering Democracy in America

    By Costas Panagopoulos, Aaron C. Weinschenk

    Political observers routinely lament that American democracy is broken, and many of them blame electoral malfunction. But is the system really broken? Panagopoulos and Weinschenk make the case that citizens are empowered to fix what’s wrong with electoral politics and renew democracy in America,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

  • The Healing of Nations and the Hidden Sources of their Strife book cover

    The Healing of Nations and the Hidden Sources of their Strife

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1915 in the middle of World War I, Carpenter explores the effects that the war was having on society and humankind as a whole from first-hand experience. In particular, papers focus on the differences between Germany and England, the causes of the war and suggestions for…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Routledge Handbook of African Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of African Politics

    Edited by Nic Cheeseman, David Anderson, Andrea Scheibler

    Providing a comprehensive and cutting edge examination of this important continent, Routledge Handbook of African Politics surveys the key debates and controversies, dealing with each of the major issues to be found in Africa’s politics today. Structured into 6 broad areas, the handbook features…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26

  • Political Islam: Religion and Politics in the Arab World book cover

    Political Islam

    Religion and Politics in the Arab World

    By Nazih Ayubi

    Islamic theocracy is now firmly established in fundamentalist Iran, and waves of fundamentalism are sweeping the entire Islamic world, and its diaspora.This book examines the claim of those Islamists who contend that, as a belief system and a way of life, Islam carries with it a theory of politics…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26

  • World of Our Making: Rules and Rule in Social Theory and International Relations book cover

    World of Our Making

    Rules and Rule in Social Theory and International Relations

    By Nicholas Greenwood Onuf

    World of our Making is a major contribution to contemporary social science. Now reissued in this volume, Onuf’s seminal text is key reading for anyone who wishes to study modern international relations. Onuf understands all of international relations to be a matter of rules and rule in foreign…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    New International Relations

  • Religious Citizenships and Islamophobia book cover

    Religious Citizenships and Islamophobia

    Edited by Virginie Andre, Douglas Pratt

    The attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris in January 2015 once again brought to the fore the place of Islam in Western secular democracies, and the questioning of Muslim citizenship. The hyper-mediatisation of jihadist terrorism and its subsequent conflation with Muslim communities in general, has led…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24

  • Attitudes, Poverty and Agency in Russia and Ukraine book cover

    Attitudes, Poverty and Agency in Russia and Ukraine

    Edited by Ann-Mari Sätre, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    One of the main ideas behind this book was to trace continuities from the Soviet time to post-Soviet Russia. There are many similarities between Russia and Ukraine, indicating such a continuation. Russia and Ukraine had a lot in common in terms of culture, language and history, partly also because…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24

  • Gender and Political Psychology book cover

    Gender and Political Psychology

    Edited by Zoe Oxley

    This book showcases new work done by gender politics scholars and political psychologists, covering a variety of political psychology topics. These include stereotyping and prejudice, intergroup conflict, social identity, attitude formation, group affinity, group decision-making, anxiety,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24

  • Post-Communist Aesthetics: Revolutions, capitalism, violence book cover

    Post-Communist Aesthetics

    Revolutions, capitalism, violence

    By Anca M. Pusca

    In this book, Anca Pusca seeks to extend the aesthetic and cultural turn in international relations to an analysis of post-communist transitions in Central and Eastern Europe. Building on the philosophy of Walter Benjamin and Jacques Ranciere, the work investigates how post-communist film,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Radical Religion and Violence: Theory and Case Studies book cover

    Radical Religion and Violence

    Theory and Case Studies

    By Jeffrey Kaplan

    Jeffrey Kaplan has been one of the most influential scholars of new religious movements, extremism and terrorism. His pioneering use of interpretive fieldwork among radical and violent subcultures opened up new fields of scholarship and vastly increased our understanding of the beliefs and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Rethinking American Electoral Democracy book cover

    Rethinking American Electoral Democracy

    3rd Edition

    By Matthew J. Streb

    While frustration with various aspects of American democracy abound in the United States, there is little agreement over—or even understanding of—what kinds of changes would make the system more effective and increase political participation. Matthew J. Streb sheds much-needed light on all the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16
    Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

  • Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought: Perspectives on Finding a Fair Share book cover

    Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought

    Perspectives on Finding a Fair Share

    Edited by Camilla Boisen, Matthew C. Murray

    Who has what and why in our societies is a pressing issue that has prompted explanation and exposition by philosophers, politicians and jurists for as long as societies and intellectuals have existed. It is a primary issue for a society to tackle this and these answers have been diverse. This…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Europe and World Society book cover

    Europe and World Society

    Edited by Chris Rumford, Didem Buhari-Gulmez

    Europe and World Society offers a distinctive critical approach to understanding European transformations, exploring both the progress and limitations of integration on various key policy areas such as agricultural policy, education reform, migration, and external relations, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16

  • The Making of Anti-Muslim Protest: Grassroots Activism in the English Defence League book cover

    The Making of Anti-Muslim Protest

    Grassroots Activism in the English Defence League

    By Joel Busher

    Activism in any social movement group is, as Deborah Gould observes, a project of collective ‘world-making’. It is about changing the world out there by influencing policy and public opinion, but is also about the way it transforms the lives of participants – activists generate new identities,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Politics of Trauma and Peace-Building: Lessons from Northern Ireland book cover

    The Politics of Trauma and Peace-Building

    Lessons from Northern Ireland

    By Cillian McGrattan

    In marked contrast to literary, historical and cultural studies, there has been a limited engagement with the concepts and politics of trauma by political science and peacebuilding research. This book explores the debate on trauma and peacebuilding and presents the challenges for democratization…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Summits & Regional Governance: The Americas in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Summits & Regional Governance

    The Americas in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Gordon Mace, Jean-Philippe Therien, Diana Tussie, Olivier Dabène

    Despite the large number of regional and global summits there is very little known about the functioning and impact of this particular type of diplomatic practice. While recognizing that the growing importance of summits is a universal phenomenon, this volume takes advantage of the richness of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12
    Global Institutions

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics

    Edited by Paul G. Harris

    This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of Global Environmental Politics. It brings together leading international academic experts and features 40 chapters that: Describe the history of global environmental politics as a discipline and explain the various theories and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12

  • Ethics and Economic Governance: Using Adam Smith to understand the global financial crisis book cover

    Ethics and Economic Governance

    Using Adam Smith to understand the global financial crisis

    By Chris Clarke

    This book seeks to explore the ethical dimensions of economic governance through an engagement with Adam Smith and a critical analysis of economistic understandings of the Global Financial Crisis. It examines ethical and political dilemmas associated with key aspects of the financialisation of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Late Modern Palestine: The subject and representation of the second intifada book cover

    Late Modern Palestine

    The subject and representation of the second intifada

    By Laura Junka-Aikio

    Late Modern Palestine looks at the ways in which the relationship between the subject and representation and the political problematic of postcolonial late modernity is articulated in the context of the Palestinians’ struggle for liberation. Junko-Aikio provides a rich, theoretically and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09

  • The Redesign of the Global Financial Architecture: The Return of State Authority book cover

    The Redesign of the Global Financial Architecture

    The Return of State Authority

    By Stuart P. M. Mackintosh

    In 2007-2008 the global financial and economic system was in turmoil. This volume focuses on how the global financial architecture was redesigned following the financial crash of 2008. Its central claim is that the reforms constituted a paradigm shift, a move from the dominance of market authority…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • The Conservative Nation (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Conservative Nation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Gamble

    Since the 1880s, the Conservative party has been an important political force in Britain. In this study of Conservative ideology since the end of Second World War, first published in 1974, Andrew Gamble considers the nature of Conservative party opinion, and the factors that have accounted for its…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge Revivals

  • The United Nations as a Knowledge System book cover

    The United Nations as a Knowledge System

    By Nanette Svenson

    This book seeks to explore how the UN has generated, warehoused, disseminated, structured, packaged, expanded, transferred and leveraged its vast resources of accumulated information and experience throughout the decades and, particularly, since the start of the 21st century with the introduction…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    Global Institutions