• The EU as International Environmental Negotiator book cover

    The EU as International Environmental Negotiator

    1st Edition

    By Tom Delreux

    Delreux examines how the EU functions when it participates in international environmental negotiations. In particular, this book looks at the internal EU decision-making process with regard to international negotiations that lead to multilateral environmental agreements. By studying eight such…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Global Environmental Governance

  • Hard Choices, Soft Law: Voluntary Standards in Global Trade, Environment and Social Governance book cover

    Hard Choices, Soft Law

    Voluntary Standards in Global Trade, Environment and Social Governance, 1st Edition

    By John J. Kirton, Michael J. Trebilcock

    An important read for academics and policy-makers alike, Hard Choices, Soft Law asserts that voluntary standards, or 'soft' law, are an important supplement to international law in a number of areas. This key work firstly outlines the approach taken to combining soft and hard law and trade,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Global Environmental Governance

  • The European Union and Emerging Powers in the 21st Century: How Europe Can Shape a New Global Order book cover

    The European Union and Emerging Powers in the 21st Century

    How Europe Can Shape a New Global Order, 1st Edition

    By Sven Biscop

    Edited by Thomas Renard

    The emergence of new powers fundamentally questions the traditional views on international relations, multilateralism or security as a range of countries now competes for regional and global leadership - economically, politically, technologically and militarily. As the focus of international…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The EU's Lisbon Treaty: Institutional Choices and Implementation book cover

    The EU's Lisbon Treaty

    Institutional Choices and Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Finn Laursen

    The Lisbon Treaty, which came into force in December 2009, aims to make the European Union both more efficient and legitimate. Two new important posts were created; an elected President of the European Council and a High Representative (HR) of the Union for Foreign and Security Policy who will…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Religion, Education and Governance in the Middle East: Between Tradition and Modernity book cover

    Religion, Education and Governance in the Middle East

    Between Tradition and Modernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel

    The Middle East is a key geopolitical strategic region in the international system but its distinctive cultural and political divisions present a mosaic of states that do not lend themselves to simplistic interpretations. A thoughtful analysis of the Middle East requires an understanding of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Global Interdisciplinary Studies Series

  • China and the European Union in Africa: Partners or Competitors? book cover

    China and the European Union in Africa

    Partners or Competitors?, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Barton

    Edited by Jing Men

    China's rise on the international scene over the past few years has correlated with its exponential economic growth. The European Union (EU), the world's largest development aid provider, has been feeling the heat of Beijing's closer ties with Africa. As a result, the EU's overall policy-making…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • States of Disorder: Understanding State Failure and Intervention in the Periphery book cover

    States of Disorder

    Understanding State Failure and Intervention in the Periphery, 1st Edition

    By Dan Halvorson

    There have always been weak or ’fragile’ states in the modern era or poorly governed and disorderly political communities in earlier times. Yet the idea of state failure has only acquired such prominence in the post-Cold War period. Why would many countries in the less-developed world be considered…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Threat Talk: The Comparative Politics of Internet Addiction book cover

    Threat Talk

    The Comparative Politics of Internet Addiction, 1st Edition

    By Mary Manjikian

    'Threat Talk' exposes how US and Chinese scientists and policy-makers have understood and responded to the problem of internet addiction in their societies. Is the internet good or bad for society? American analysts like Lessig and Zittrain suggest that the internet is inherently liberating and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Africa's Health Challenges: Sovereignty, Mobility of People and Healthcare Governance book cover

    Africa's Health Challenges

    Sovereignty, Mobility of People and Healthcare Governance, 1st Edition

    By Andrew F. Cooper, Hany Besada

    Edited by John J. Kirton

    This volume addresses the ideational and policy-oriented challenges of Africa’s health governance due to voluntary and involuntary cross-border migration of people and diseases in a growing 'mobile Africa'. The collected set of specialized contributions in this volume examines how national and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Global Environmental Governance

  • The Challenge of Global Commons and Flows for US Power: The Perils of Missing the Human Domain book cover

    The Challenge of Global Commons and Flows for US Power

    The Perils of Missing the Human Domain, 1st Edition

    By Mika Aaltola, Juha Käpylä

    Global commons are domains that fall outside the direct jurisdiction of sovereign states - the high seas, air, space, and most recently man-made cyberspace - and thus should be usable by anyone. These domains, even if outside the direct responsibility and governance of sovereign entities, are of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Means and Ends: Policy Instruments in the European Union book cover

    The Politics of Means and Ends

    Policy Instruments in the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Holger Bähr

    Policy instruments are techniques used to implement policy goals. Subject to political conflict, they address the relationship between those who govern and those who are governed. Why do political actors choose certain policy instruments to implement policy goals? Systematically comparing policy…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Democracy, Law and Governance book cover

    Democracy, Law and Governance

    1st Edition

    By Jacques Lenoble, Marc Maesschalck

    Democracy, Law and Governance details the transformation of the modes of governance of contemporary developed democracies and aims to define the conditions required for promoting public interest in their public policy. Firstly, the volume illustrates why a sound theoretical approach to the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

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