• Free Trade and Social Welfare in Europe: Explorations in the Long 20th Century book cover

    Free Trade and Social Welfare in Europe

    Explorations in the Long 20th Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucia Coppolaro, Lorenzo Mechi

    This book deals with the historical relationship between international trade liberalisation – one of the backbones of globalisation – and the development of social welfare. In Europe the issue has regularly been at the centre of the political debate for at least two centuries, and still nowadays it…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Constituent Power and the Legitimacy of International Organizations: The Constitution of Supranationalism book cover

    Constituent Power and the Legitimacy of International Organizations

    The Constitution of Supranationalism, 1st Edition

    By John G. Oates

    This book develops a constitutional theory of international organization to explain the legitimation of supranational organizations. Supranational organizations play a key role in contemporary global governance, but recent events like Brexit and the threat by South Africa to withdraw from the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • Going beyond Parochialism and Fragmentation in the Study of International Relations book cover

    Going beyond Parochialism and Fragmentation in the Study of International Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yong-Soo Eun

    International Relations (IR), as a discipline, is a western dominated enterprise. This has led to calls to broaden the scope and vision of the discipline by embracing a wider range of histories, experiences, and theoretical perspectives – particularly those outside the Anglo-American core of the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • The Corporate State: Technopoly, Privatization and Corporate Predation book cover

    The Corporate State

    Technopoly, Privatization and Corporate Predation, 1st Edition

    By Robert M. Orrange

    This book critically examines key features of the contemporary organizational landscape by focusing on major beneficiaries of recent historical politicalcultural transformations involving the embrace of market fundamentalism and a market society: corporations, those who direct them, and those who…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • The Crime of Maldevelopment: Economic Deregulation and Violence in the Global South book cover

    The Crime of Maldevelopment

    Economic Deregulation and Violence in the Global South, 1st Edition

    By María Laura Böhm

    This book explores the causal relationship between the deregulation of international economic interests and the forms of violence that prevail in a large part of the Global South. More specifically, this book tells the story of how transnational corporations benefitting from increasing deregulation…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Border Frictions: Gender, Generation and Technology on the Frontline book cover

    Border Frictions

    Gender, Generation and Technology on the Frontline, 1st Edition

    By Karine Côté-Boucher

    How did Canadian border officers come to think of themselves as a "police of the border"? This book tells the story of the shift to law enforcement in Canadian border control. From the 1990s onward, it traces the transformation of a customs organization into a border policing agency. Border…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • The Global Citizenship Nexus: Critical Studies book cover

    The Global Citizenship Nexus

    Critical Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Debra D Chapman, Tania Ruiz-Chapman, Peter Eglin

    In the spirit of Ivan Illich’s 1968 speech ‘To hell with good intentions’, the book takes aim at a ubiquitous form of contemporary ideology, namely the concept of global citizenship. Its characteristic discourse can be found inhabiting a nexus of four complexes of ‘ruling’ institutions, namely…

    Hardback – 2020-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Business, Human Rights and Transitional Justice book cover

    Business, Human Rights and Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Irene Pietropaoli

    This book considers the efficacy of transitional justice mechanisms in response to corporate human rights abuses. Corporations and other business enterprises often operate in countries affected by conflict or repressive regimes. As such, they may become involved in human rights violations and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-28 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Decolonization, Development and Knowledge in Africa: Turning Over a New Leaf book cover

    Decolonization, Development and Knowledge in Africa

    Turning Over a New Leaf, 1st Edition

    By Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni

    This provocative book is anchored on the insurgent and resurgent spirit of decolonization of the twenty-first century. The author calls upon Africa to turn over a new leaf in the domains of politics, economy and knowledge as it frees itself from imperial global designs and global coloniality. With…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Nation-branding in Practice: The Politics of Promoting Sports, Cities and Universities in Kazakhstan and Qatar book cover

    Nation-branding in Practice

    The Politics of Promoting Sports, Cities and Universities in Kazakhstan and Qatar, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Anabel Eggeling

    This book investigates the political implications of country promotion through practices of ‘nation-branding’ by drawing on contemporary examples from the sports, urban development and higher education sector in Kazakhstan and Qatar. Nation-branding has emerged as a central practice of…

    Hardback – 2020-06-13 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Contemporary Art Scene in Syria: Social Critique and an Artistic Movement book cover

    The Contemporary Art Scene in Syria

    Social Critique and an Artistic Movement, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Bank

    This book focuses on the expanding contemporary art scene in Syria, particularly Damascus, during the first decade of the twenty-first century.  The decade was characterized by a high degree of experimentation as young artists began to work with artistic media that were new in Syria, such as…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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