Politics & International Relations: International Political Economy

  • Refugees, Migration and Global Governance: Negotiating the Global Compacts book cover

    Refugees, Migration and Global Governance

    Negotiating the Global Compacts, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth G. Ferris, Katharine M. Donato

    As debates about migrants and refugees reverberate around the world, this book offers an important first-hand account of how migration is being approached at the highest levels of international governance. Whereas refugees have long been protected by international law, migrants have been treated…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15

  • Tencent: The Political Economy of China’s Surging Internet Giant book cover


    The Political Economy of China’s Surging Internet Giant, 1st Edition

    By Min Tang

    In this book, author Min Tang examines the political economy of the China-based leading global Internet giant, Tencent. Tracing the historical context and shaping forces, the book illuminates Tencent’s emergence as a joint creation of the Chinese state and transnational financial capital. Tencent…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
    Global Media Giants

  • The Property-Owning Democracy: Freedom and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Property-Owning Democracy

    Freedom and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Kerr

    The ideas of ‘predistribution’ and the property-owning democracy have recently emerged as the central features of the progressive social liberal response to the problems of poverty, unemployment, economic insecurity, burgeoning socio-economic inequality, and economic instability, none of which the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12

  • The Basque Contention: Ethnicity, Politics, Violence book cover

    The Basque Contention

    Ethnicity, Politics, Violence, 1st Edition

    By Ludger Mees

    To the outside world, for some half a century, the words ‘Basque Country’ have provoked an almost instant association with the Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA, Basque Homeland and Liberty) separatist group and violent conflict. The Basque Contention: Ethnicity, Politics, Violence attempts to undo this…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Structural Change in Africa: Misperceptions, New Narratives and Development in the 21st Century book cover

    Structural Change in Africa

    Misperceptions, New Narratives and Development in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Carlos Lopes, George Kararach

    Debates on African development continue to downplay the achievement of the continent: economic achievements are diminished and the perception of a conflict prone continent continues. Many of the policy prescriptions externally imposed on African countries have done little to transform the continent…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Capitalism and Religion in World History: Purification and Progress book cover

    Capitalism and Religion in World History

    Purification and Progress, 1st Edition

    By Carl Mosk

    Purity condemns filth; piety disparages corruption. Amassing riches offered to a transcendental world, the priests of ancient faiths found themselves trapped in contradiction. By loaning out their resources to merchants, they made themselves pariahs to true prophets. Before Islam squared the circle…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05

  • The Globalization of Foreign Aid: Developing Consensus book cover

    The Globalization of Foreign Aid

    Developing Consensus, 1st Edition

    By Liam Swiss

    Why do aid agencies from wealthy donor countries with diverse domestic political and economic contexts arrive at very similar positions on a wide array of aid policies and priorities? This book suggests that this homogenization of policy represents the effects of common processes of globalization…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • European Solidarity in Times of Crisis: Insights from a Thirteen-Country Survey book cover

    European Solidarity in Times of Crisis

    Insights from a Thirteen-Country Survey, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Gerhards, Holger Lengfeld, Zsófia Ignácz, Florian K Kley, Maximilian Priem

    The euro crisis, several sovereign debt crises, the Great Recession, the refugee crisis, and Brexit have all challenged Europeans’ willingness to show solidarity with other European citizens and member states of the European Union. European Solidarity in Times of Crisis provides a clear theoretical…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Diversity of Patchwork Capitalism in Central and Eastern Europe book cover

    Diversity of Patchwork Capitalism in Central and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ryszard Rapacki

    This book is a comparative study which sheds a new empirical and theoretical light on the nature of post-communist capitalism in 11 EU new member countries of Central and Eastern Europe, or CEE11. Extending and modifying a well-established conceptual framework for comparative capitalism rooted in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Risk Management Strategies of Japanese Companies in China: Political Crisis and Multinational Firms book cover

    Risk Management Strategies of Japanese Companies in China

    Political Crisis and Multinational Firms, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Vekasi

    In the context of political tensions and rising economic interdependence between Japan and China, this book studies how Japanese multinational companies try to minimize damages and manage their own fear and uncertainty to sustain their business interests. Using a qualitative approach, including…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Politics in Asia

  • Legal and Rhetorical Foundations of Economic Globalization: An Atlas of Ritual Sacrifice in Late-Capitalism book cover

    Legal and Rhetorical Foundations of Economic Globalization

    An Atlas of Ritual Sacrifice in Late-Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Keren Wang

    This book examines the subtle ways in which rhetorics of sacrifice have been re-appropriated into the workings of the global political economy in the 21st century. It presents an in-depth analysis of the ways in which ritual practices are deployed, under a diverse set of political and legal…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • International Law and Revolution book cover

    International Law and Revolution

    1st Edition

    By Owen Taylor

    This book explores the historical inter-relations between international law and revolution, with a focus on how international anti-capitalist struggle plays out through law. The book approaches the topic by analysing the meaning of revolution and what revolutionary activity might look like, before…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge Research in International Law

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