Politics & International Relations: International Political Economy

  • The Relevance of Regions in a Globalized World: Bridging the Social Sciences-Humanities Gap book cover

    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
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Regional Environmental Politics in Northeast Asia: Conflict and Cooperation book cover

    Regional Environmental Politics in Northeast Asia

    Conflict and Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Jeongwon Bourdais Park

    The share of global CO2 emissions from the core Northeast Asian (NEA) countries in 2015 was estimated to be as high as 33.63 percent. Representing 28.21, 3.67, and 1.75 percent of total global emissions, China, Japan, and South Korea were ranked the first, fifth, and seventh largest…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Informal Economies and Power book cover

    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
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Power in North-South Trade Negotiations: Making the European Union's Economic Partnership Agreements book cover

    Power in North-South Trade Negotiations

    Making the European Union's Economic Partnership Agreements, 1st Edition

    By Peg Murray-Evans

    Advancing a constructivist conceptual approach, this book explains the surprising outcome of the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) between the European Union and developing countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (the ACP countries). Despite the EU’s huge market power, it had…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • The Continuing Imperialism of Free Trade: Developments, Trends and the Role of Supranational Agents book cover

    The Continuing Imperialism of Free Trade

    Developments, Trends and the Role of Supranational Agents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Grady, Chris Grocott

    In 1953, John Gallagher and Ronald Robinson shook the foundations of imperial history with their essay ‘The Imperialism of Free Trade’. They reshaped how historians saw the British empire, focussing not on the ‘red bits on the map’ and the wishes of policy makers in London, but rather on British…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Political Economy of Financial Transformation in Turkey book cover

    The Political Economy of Financial Transformation in Turkey

    1st Edition

    Edited by Galip Yalman, Thomas Marois, Ali Rıza Güngen

    This volume provides a comprehensive study of Turkey’s financial transformation into one of the most dynamic, if not trouble-free, emerging capitalisms. While this financial evolution has underwritten Turkey’s dramatic economic growth, it has done so without ameliorating the persistently…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Europa Perspectives: Emerging Economies

  • Limited Government: The Public Sector in the Auto-Industrial Age book cover

    Limited Government

    The Public Sector in the Auto-Industrial Age, 1st Edition

    By Peter Murphy

    This book explores why, despite increased government spending on income-support, health and education, the costs of public goods are rising and their quality is declining. Charting the rise of big government, the author identifies a growing divergence between public-sector ideals and the realities…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • The G7, Anti-Globalism and the Governance of Globalization book cover

    The G7, Anti-Globalism and the Governance of Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chiara Oldani, Jan Wouters

    The G7, a self-selected club of like-minded industrialized countries, looks at first glance ill-suited to address current anti-globalist concerns. Despite this, it has successfully confronted anti-globalization, populist and protectionist pressures by focussing on concerns surrounding the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • Rethinking Middle Powers in the Asian Century: New Theories, New Cases book cover

    Rethinking Middle Powers in the Asian Century

    New Theories, New Cases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tanguy Struye de Swielande, Dorothée Vandamme, David Walton, Thomas Wilkins

    The term "middle power" is conceptually fragile. Some scholars have even argued for abandoning it. This book argues that the concept needs to be analysed more profoundly and that new analytical tools need to be developed to better understand the phenomenon. The traditional approach, based on…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • Culture, Social Movements, and Protest book cover

    Culture, Social Movements, and Protest

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hank Johnston

    This cutting-edge research volume advances the widely accepted perspective that cultural factors are central elements in shaping trajectories, organizational forms, recruitment, protest strategies and ideologies of social movements. Hank Johnston brings together international experts in cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Small States and Shelter Theory: Iceland’s External Affairs book cover

    Small States and Shelter Theory

    Iceland’s External Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Baldur Thorhallsson

    Small states are dependent on the economic, political, and societal shelter provided by larger states and international organizations to survive and prosper. Iceland provides an ideal case study for shelter theory, due both to its smallness as compared with its larger neighbouring states, as well…

    Hardback – 2018-09-26
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • The Global Enterprise: Social Scientists and Their Work around the World book cover

    The Global Enterprise

    Social Scientists and Their Work around the World, 1st Edition

    By James D. Wright

    There are approximately 200 nations on Earth, and the social sciences are being practiced in each one, yet too little of this global enterprise is known to Western, particularly American, social scientists. Drawing upon five years of experience as Editor-in-Chief of a major international…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

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