Politics & International Relations: International Politics

  • Islamism and Social Movements in North Africa, the Sahel and Beyond: Transregional and Local Perspectives book cover

    Islamism and Social Movements in North Africa, the Sahel and Beyond

    Transregional and Local Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurelie Campana, Cédric Jourde

    As North African, Middle Eastern, and Sahelian societies adapt to the post-Arab Spring era and the rise of violence across the area, various groups find in Islam an answer to the challenges of the era. This book explores how Islamist social movements, Sufi brotherhoods, and Jihadi armed groups, in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17

  • Brexit and the Commonwealth: What Next? book cover

    Brexit and the Commonwealth

    What Next?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Clegg

    The decision of the UK to ‘Leave’ the European Union (EU) was unexpected, and as a consequence the precise details of what would come next were left very unclear, and still today there is little certainty or agreement over what ‘Brexit’ will actually mean. It is within this context that this edited…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16

  • Guatemala, the Question of Genocide book cover

    Guatemala, the Question of Genocide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Oglesby, Diane M. Nelson

    In Guatemala, it was called the "trial of the century": the 2013 prosecution of former de facto head of state (1982-1983) General José Efraín Ríos Montt and his intelligence chief, General José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Maya-Ixil…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13

  • Elections in Museveni's Uganda book cover

    Elections in Museveni's Uganda

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sam Wilkins, Richard Vokes

    Uganda’s 2016 elections, which returned thirty-year incumbent President Yoweri Museveni and his National Resistance Movement (NRM) in yet another landslide, took place in an atmosphere of patronage, coercion and fraud. But is this diagnosis sufficient to understand the processes of voting and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13

  • Political Torture in Popular Culture: The Role of Representations in the Post-9/11 Torture Debate book cover

    Political Torture in Popular Culture

    The Role of Representations in the Post-9/11 Torture Debate, 1st Edition

    By Alex Adams

    Political Torture in Popular Culture argues that the literary, filmic, and popular cultural representation of political torture has been one of the defining dimensions of the torture debate that has taken place in the course of the post-9/11 global war on terrorism. The book argues that cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Palestinian Political Discourse: Between Exile and Occupation book cover

    Palestinian Political Discourse

    Between Exile and Occupation, 1st Edition

    By Emile Badarin

    A great deal of political and academic responses to the Israel/Palestine conflict have construed the Palestinians as an object of Western and Israeli discourses, rather than their own Palestinian discourse. This has hindered understanding of the internal mechanisms involved in the production of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Religion, State and the United Nations: Value Politics book cover

    Religion, State and the United Nations

    Value Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Stensvold

    This volume approaches the UN as a laboratory of religio-political value politics. Over the last two decades religion has acquired increasing influence in international politics, and religious violence and terrorism has attracted much scholarly attention. But there is another parallel development…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Understanding Popular Culture and World Politics in the Digital Age book cover

    Understanding Popular Culture and World Politics in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd, Caitlin Hamilton

    The practices of world politics are now scrutinised in a way that is unprecedented, with even those previously – or conventionally assumed to be – disengaged from international affairs being drawn into world politics by social media. Interactive websites allow users to follow election results in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Tunisia's International Relations since the 'Arab Spring': Transition Inside and Out book cover

    Tunisia's International Relations since the 'Arab Spring'

    Transition Inside and Out, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tasnim Abderrahim, Laura-Theresa Krüger, Salma Besbes, Katharina McLarren

    When popular protests started in Tunisia in late 2010, few anticipated the implications these events would have for the entire Arab region. In the following years, this region witnessed deep changes, increased divisions, and even failing states. Meanwhile, Tunisia managed to assert itself as a new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Municipal Politics in Turkey: Local Government and Party Organisation book cover

    Municipal Politics in Turkey

    Local Government and Party Organisation, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Joppien

    There is a large and growing literature on Turkish politics in general, and the AKP in particular. However, local government and party organization, although very important topics, are strikingly understudied. This book compares local politics in two Central Anatolian cities, Konya and Eskişehir,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Social Movements in Violently Divided Societies: Constructing Conflict and Peacebuilding book cover

    Social Movements in Violently Divided Societies

    Constructing Conflict and Peacebuilding, 1st Edition

    By John Nagle

    Violently divided societies present major challenges to institutions seeking to establish peace in places characterised by ethnic conflict and high levels of social segregation. Yet such societies also contain groups that refuse to be confined within separate forms of ethnic community and instead…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus: Performing the Left Since the Sixties book cover

    The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus

    Performing the Left Since the Sixties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leonidas Karakatsanis, Nikolaos Papadogiannis

    Performing a political identity usually involves more than just casting a vote. For Left-wingers in Turkey, Greece and Cyprus – countries that emerged as the only non-socialist constituents of South-eastern Europe after WWII – political preference meant immersion to distinct ways of life, to ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

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