• International Competition in China, 1899-1991: The Rise, Fall, and Restoration of the Open Door Policy book cover

    International Competition in China, 1899-1991

    The Rise, Fall, and Restoration of the Open Door Policy, 1st Edition

    By Bruce A. Elleman

    China's recent economic reforms have opened its economy to the world. This policy, however, is not new: in the late nineteenth century, the United States put forward the Open Door Policy as a counter to European exclusive 'spheres of influence' in China. This book, based on extensive original…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Citizenship, Activism and the City: The Invisible and the Impossible book cover

    Citizenship, Activism and the City

    The Invisible and the Impossible, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Burke Wood

    Were the occupations of 2010–11 – from Spain to Tahrir Square to Occupy Wall Street – a success or failure? Are they the model for urban radical politics? This book challenges common understandings and underlying assumptions of what constitutes activism and resistance. It…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Radical Religion and Violence: Theory and Case Studies book cover

    Radical Religion and Violence

    Theory and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Kaplan

    Jeffrey Kaplan has been one of the most influential scholars of new religious movements, extremism and terrorism. His pioneering use of interpretive fieldwork among radical and violent subcultures opened up new fields of scholarship and vastly increased our understanding of the beliefs and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Extremism and Democracy

  • US Nation-Building in Afghanistan book cover

    US Nation-Building in Afghanistan

    1st Edition

    By Conor Keane

    Why has the US so dramatically failed in Afghanistan since 2001? Dominant explanations have ignored the bureaucratic divisions and personality conflicts inside the US state. This book rectifies this weakness in commentary on Afghanistan by exploring the significant role of these divisions in the US…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08

  • The New US Strategy towards Asia: Adapting to the American Pivot book cover

    The New US Strategy towards Asia

    Adapting to the American Pivot, 1st Edition

    Edited by William T Tow, Douglas Stuart

    Barack Obama’s "rebalancing" or "pivot" strategy, intended to demonstrate continued US commitment to the Asia-Pacific region in a variety of military, economic, and diplomatic contexts, was launched with much fanfare in 2011. Implicit in the new strategy is both a focus on China – engagement with,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • The US Versus the North Korean Nuclear Threat: Mitigating the Nuclear Security Dilemma book cover

    The US Versus the North Korean Nuclear Threat

    Mitigating the Nuclear Security Dilemma, 1st Edition

    By Er-Win Tan

    Although the current world order is still dominated by the US, there is increasing international concern over the possibility of regional security dilemmas arising from smaller powers’ attempts to develop Weapons of Mass Destruction. A study of US-North Korean interaction using the security dilemma…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Politics in Asia

  • Advancing Collaboration Theory: Models, Typologies, and Evidence book cover

    Advancing Collaboration Theory

    Models, Typologies, and Evidence, 1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Morris, Katrina Miller-Stevens

    The term collaboration is widely used but not clearly understood or operationalized. However, collaboration is playing an increasingly important role between and across public, nonprofit, and for-profit sectors. Collaboration has become a hallmark in both intragovernmental and intergovernmental…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Obama's Challenge to China: The Pivot to Asia book cover

    Obama's Challenge to China

    The Pivot to Asia, 1st Edition

    By Chi Wang

    This book explores U.S.-China relations, the most important bilateral relationship in the world, under the leadership of President Barack Obama. Obama took office just as China’s rise to global power accelerated; his decisions set the stage for a new era in U.S.-China relations . In Part I, the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • The Defense Industrial Base: Strategies for a Changing World book cover

    The Defense Industrial Base

    Strategies for a Changing World, 1st Edition

    By Nayantara D. Hensel

    The US and international defense industrial sectors have faced many challenges over the last twenty years, including cycles of growth and shrinkage in defense budgets, shifts in strategic defense priorities, and macroeconomic volatility. In the current environment, the defense sector faces a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Crisis and Promise in the Caribbean: Politics and Convergence book cover

    Crisis and Promise in the Caribbean

    Politics and Convergence, 1st Edition

    By Winston Dookeran

    The Caribbean is made up of a complex, enigmatic region, characterised by great disparities in size, population, geography, history, language, religion, race and politics. This is a region in which harmony and discord work in tandem, trying to link economic logic with political logic. This book is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Understanding Federalism and Federation book cover

    Understanding Federalism and Federation

    1st Edition

    By Alain-G. Gagnon, Soeren Keil

    Based on a variety of contemporary debates on federal theory Understanding Federalism and Federation honours Michael Burgess’ contribution to the study of these topics through a selection of approaches, theories, debates and interpretations. Gathering contributors from diverse subfields to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Federalism Studies

  • Energy Security and Natural Gas Markets in Europe: Lessons from the EU and the United States book cover

    Energy Security and Natural Gas Markets in Europe

    Lessons from the EU and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Tim Boersma

    Moving beyond most conventional thinking about energy security in Europe which revolves around stability of supplies and the reliability of suppliers, this book presents the history of European policy-making regarding energy resources, including recent controversies about shale gas and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

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