Politics & International Relations: International Politics

  • People’s War: Variants and Responses book cover

    People’s War

    Variants and Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas A Marks, Paul Rich

    Far from being an anachronism, much less a kit-bag of techniques, people’s war raises what has always been present in military history, irregular warfare, and fuses it symbiotically with what has likewise always been present politically, rebellion and the effort to seize power. The result is a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17

  • International Courts and the African Woman Judge: Unveiled Narratives book cover

    International Courts and the African Woman Judge

    Unveiled Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Josephine Jarpa Dawuni, Hon. Akua Kuenyehia

    A sequel to Bauer and Dawuni's pioneering study on gender and the judiciary in Africa (Routledge, 2016), International Courts and the African Woman Judge examines questions on gender diversity, representative benches, and international courts by focusing on women judges from the continent of Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16

  • Democratic Political Tragedy in the Postcolony: The Tragedy of Postcoloniality in Michael Manley’s Jamaica and Nelson Mandela’s South Africa book cover

    Democratic Political Tragedy in the Postcolony

    The Tragedy of Postcoloniality in Michael Manley’s Jamaica and Nelson Mandela’s South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Greg A. Graham

    A ground-breaking work in Africana political thought that links the plight of progressive political endeavors in Africa with those in the Diaspora and beyond, Democratic Tragedy in the Postcolony engages with two of the defining political sagas of the postcolonial era. The book presents Michael…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12

  • Manipulating Political Decentralisation: Africa's Inclusive Autocrats book cover

    Manipulating Political Decentralisation

    Africa's Inclusive Autocrats, 1st Edition

    By Lovise Aalen, Ragnhild L. Muriaas

    Can autocrats establish representative subnational governments? And which strategies of manipulation are available if they would like to reduce the uncertainty caused by introducing political decentralisation? In the wake of local government reforms, several states across the world have introduced…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Manipulating Courts in New Democracies: Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina book cover

    Manipulating Courts in New Democracies

    Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Castagnola

    When can the Executive manipulate the composition of a Court? What political factors explain judicial instability on the bench?  Using original field data from Argentina's National Supreme Court and all twenty-four Provincial Supreme Courts, Andrea Castagnola develops a novel theory to explain…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12

  • The Politics of Data Transfer: Transatlantic Conflict and Cooperation over Data Privacy book cover

    The Politics of Data Transfer

    Transatlantic Conflict and Cooperation over Data Privacy, 1st Edition

    By Yuko Suda

    In this book, Yuko Suda examines the Safe Harbor debate, the passenger name record (PNR) dispute, and the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Transactions (SWIFT) affair to understand the transfer of personal data from the European Union (EU) to the United States. She argues that the Safe…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Iraqi Federation: Origin, Operation and Significance book cover

    The Iraqi Federation

    Origin, Operation and Significance, 1st Edition

    By Farah Shakir

    Political instability has characterised the modern history of Iraq, which has proven itself as a complex state to govern. However, the creation of a federal system in 2005 offers the potential for change and a deviation from a past characterised by authoritarian government, brutality and war. The…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10

  • Voice and Power in Africa's Democracy: Institutions, Participation and Accountability book cover

    Voice and Power in Africa's Democracy

    Institutions, Participation and Accountability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Said Adejumobi

    Africa has made notable progress in its nascent democracy but with uneven performance across countries. However, across the board, challenges abound. Central to Africa’s checkered democratic narrative is the weakness of its democratic institutions, participatory mechanisms and accountability…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Contemporary African Politics

  • 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

  • The Russo-Japanese War and its Shaping of the Twentieth Century book cover

    The Russo-Japanese War and its Shaping of the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    By Frank Jacob

    The Russo-Japanese War was in essence a colonial conflict between the expanding interests of Russia and Japan in East Asia. However, while appearing regional, the war itself in fact had a major global impact. The conflict and Japanese victory stimulated the Russian revolutionary movement in 1905…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05

  • Challenging the U.S.-Led War on Drugs: Argentina in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Challenging the U.S.-Led War on Drugs

    Argentina in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sebastián Antonino Cutrona

    Challenging the U.S.-Led War on Drugs explores the cases that have resisted the U.S. pressure to adopt a militarized approach to fight against drug trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through a sweeping narrative history from the recovery of democracy in 1983 to the present, Cutrona…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Political Violence and Kurds in Turkey: Fragmentations, Mobilizations, Participations & Repertoires book cover

    Political Violence and Kurds in Turkey

    Fragmentations, Mobilizations, Participations & Repertoires, 1st Edition

    By Mehmet Orhan

    The Kurdish conflict is an acknowledged long-standing issue in the Middle East, and the emergence of radical Kurdish nationalist movements in the 20th century played a decisive role in the evolution of political violence. Political Violence and Kurds in Turkey examines how this political violence…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10

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