• Sovereign Wealth Funds and International Political Economy book cover

    Sovereign Wealth Funds and International Political Economy

    1st Edition

    By Manda Shemirani

    For the first time, Shemirani provides a systematic methodology for the study of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) over their life span and emphasizes the need for a paradigm shift in our approach towards the study of state capitalism. Applied in this book to the world's four largest SWFs - Government…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31

  • Speaking With a Single Voice: The EU as an effective actor in global governance? book cover

    Speaking With a Single Voice

    The EU as an effective actor in global governance?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eugénia da Conceição-Heldt, Sophie Meunier

    Under what conditions does the internal cohesiveness of the European Union determine its external effectiveness on the world stage? This book asks this question, investigating the frequent political assumption that the more cohesive the EU presents itself to the world, the more effective it is in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to the Globalization of Health book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to the Globalization of Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ted Schrecker

    Global health has emerged as a distinct field of academic research and professional activity. Over the last decade, health has become an important element of many nations' foreign policies, a routine agenda item for the G8 and a rapidly expanding focus of bilateral and multilateral development…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31

  • Global Nuclear Disarmament: Strategic, Political, and Regional Perspectives book cover

    Global Nuclear Disarmament

    Strategic, Political, and Regional Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nik Hynek, Michal Smetana

    This book examines the issue of nuclear disarmament in different strategic, political, and regional contexts. This volume seeks to provide a rich theoretical and practical insight to one of the major topics in the field of international security: global abolishment of nuclear weapons. Renewed calls…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Securitizing Global Warming: A Climate of Complexity book cover

    Securitizing Global Warming

    A Climate of Complexity, 1st Edition

    By Delf Rothe

    This book explores the reasons for a recent securitization of climate change, and reveals how the understanding of climate change as a security threat fuels resilience as a contemporary political paradigm. Since 2007, political and public discourse has portrayed climate change in terms of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge Studies in Resilience

  • Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas: A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management book cover

    Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas

    A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Canadian Foreign Policy in Africa: Regional Approaches to Peace, Security, and Development book cover

    Canadian Foreign Policy in Africa

    Regional Approaches to Peace, Security, and Development, 1st Edition

    By Edward Ansah Akuffo

    After over fifty-years of Canadian engagement with Africa, no comprehensive literature exists on Canada's security policy in Africa and relations towards Africa's regional organizations. The literature on Canada's foreign policy in Africa to date has largely focused on development assistance. For…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Global Security in a Changing World

  • Ending Forced Labour in Myanmar: Engaging a Pariah Regime book cover

    Ending Forced Labour in Myanmar

    Engaging a Pariah Regime, 1st Edition

    By Richard Horsey

    The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) efforts since the early 1990s to address the forced labour situation in Myanmar represent a rare example of success in influencing the behaviour of that regime, and this book gives a first-hand account of these efforts. As the ILO’s representative in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • International Law, Politics and Inhumane Weapons: The Effectiveness of Global Landmine Regimes book cover

    International Law, Politics and Inhumane Weapons

    The Effectiveness of Global Landmine Regimes, 1st Edition

    By Alan Bryden

    This book contributes to contemporary debates on the effectiveness of international humanitarian law (IHL) in regulating or prohibiting inhumane weapons, such as landmines. Two treaties have emerged under IHL in response to the humanitarian scourge of landmines. However, despite a considerable body…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Law, Conflict and International Relations

  • The Art of World-Making: Nicholas Greenwood Onuf and his Critics book cover

    The Art of World-Making

    Nicholas Greenwood Onuf and his Critics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harry D. Gould

    On its face, The Art of World-Making focuses on honouring the career of Nicholas Greenwood Onuf and his contributions to the study of international relations; of equal importance, however, while using Onuf’s work as their touchstone, the contributions to this volume range widely across IR theory,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to International Trade Policy book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to International Trade Policy

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Heydon

    Edited by Stephen Woolcock

    This volume provides a state of the art review of current thinking on the full range of trade policy issues, addressing the economic and political dimensions of international trade policy. The volume contains a systematic examination of: - specific trade policy instruments (such as tariffs,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22

  • China’s Eurasian Pivot: The Silk Road Economic Belt book cover

    China’s Eurasian Pivot

    The Silk Road Economic Belt, 1st Edition

    By Raffaello Pantucci, Sarah Lain

    This Whitehall Paper is an examination of China’s relations over its western borders, looking at the interplay between China’s relations with South and Central Asia, and its relations with other great adjacent powers. Based on a two-year research project that included travel and workshops in South…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17
    Whitehall Papers

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