• Culture, Political Economy and Civilisation in a Multipolar World Order: The Case of Russia book cover

    Culture, Political Economy and Civilisation in a Multipolar World Order

    The Case of Russia, 1st Edition

    By Ray Silvius

    This book seeks to understand how Russia’s multifaceted rejection of American unipolarity and de-territorialised neo-liberal capitalism has contributed to the gestation of the present multipolar moment in the global political economy. Analysing Western world order precepts via the actions of a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Leveraging Mega-Event Legacies book cover

    Leveraging Mega-Event Legacies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Grix

    This is a multidisciplinary contribution to the burgeoning literature on and around mega-events in general and sports mega-events in particular. The volume is not specifically about mega-events or their management, but rather how such events act as a lens through which a number of important and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • The Return to War and Violence: Case Studies on the USSR, Russia, and Yugoslavia, 1979-2014 book cover

    The Return to War and Violence

    Case Studies on the USSR, Russia, and Yugoslavia, 1979-2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Claas Behrends

    This volume includes five case studies on war and the military in the USSR, Russia and Yugoslavia. It argues that the armed forces were at the core of socialist statehood and that their role and their change in late socialism and post-Communism are thus far understudied. Discussing the similarities…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Mafia-type Organisations and Extortion in Italy: The Camorra in Campania book cover

    Mafia-type Organisations and Extortion in Italy

    The Camorra in Campania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giacomo Di Gennaro, Antonio La Spina

    Mafia-type organizations generate several distorting effects on the economy. In Italy their presence is endemic, and not only in Southern regions such as Sicily, Campania or Calabria. Such organizations endure the fierce and continuous pressure exerted by Italian anti-mafia policy, maybe the most…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Resilience and Collapse in African Savannahs: Causes and consequences of environmental change in east Africa book cover

    Resilience and Collapse in African Savannahs

    Causes and consequences of environmental change in east Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Bollig, David M. Anderson

    This book assesses the causes and consequences of environmental change in East Africa, asking whether local African communities are sufficiently resilient to cope with the ecological and social challenges that confront them. It focuses on the savannahs of the Baringo-Bogoria basin, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Rising Powers and South-South Cooperation book cover

    Rising Powers and South-South Cooperation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Gray, Barry K Gills

    This book examines the extent to which a space has opened up in recent years for the so-called "rising powers" of the global South to offer an alternative to contemporary global economic and political governance through emergent forms of South-South cooperation. In contrast to the Third Worldism of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Strategic Hedging in the Arab Peninsula: The Politics of the Gulf-Asian Rapprochement book cover

    Strategic Hedging in the Arab Peninsula

    The Politics of the Gulf-Asian Rapprochement, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Loup Samaan

    Strategic Hedging in the Arab Peninsula: The Politics of the Gulf-Asian Rapprochement offers a new perspective on the geopolitics of Gulf-Asian relations. Jean-Loup Samaan explores the dynamics underpinning the evolution of strategic partnerships between the Gulf States and Asian partners. He looks…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Food Sovereignty: Convergence and Contradictions, Condition and Challenges book cover

    Food Sovereignty

    Convergence and Contradictions, Condition and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Holt-Gimenez, Alberto Alonso-Fradejas, Todd Holmes, Martha Jane Robbins

    A fundamentally contested concept, food sovereignty (FS) has – as a political project and campaign, an alternative, a social movement and an analytical framework – barged into global discourses, both political and academic, over the past two decades. This collection identifies a number of key…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • The Financialisation of Power: How financiers rule Africa book cover

    The Financialisation of Power

    How financiers rule Africa, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Bracking

    The financial crash of 2008 led people all over the world to ask how far financiers are in control of our lives. To what extent does what they do with our money affect our everyday lives? This book asks whether the crisis, and subsequent use of public subsidies to help the international economy…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Understanding Israel: Political, Societal and Security Challenges book cover

    Understanding Israel

    Political, Societal and Security Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel Peters, Rob Geist Pinfold

    The State of Israel is an unlikely powerhouse in a troubled region. Since 1948, Israel has retained its status as a democratic state without interruption. An investor-friendly environment and skilled workforce have led to a thriving economy, whilst the Israel Defense Forces are one of the most…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge

  • Translation and Conflict: A narrative account book cover

    Translation and Conflict

    A narrative account, 2nd Edition

    By Mona Baker

    Translation and Conflict was the first book to demonstrate that translators and interpreters participate in circulating as well as resisting the narratives that create the intellectual and moral environment for violent conflict and social tensions. Drawing on narrative theory and with numerous…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Translation Classics

  • Global Business Associations book cover

    Global Business Associations

    1st Edition

    By Karsten Ronit

    Global business tends to be perceived as a number of individual but powerful multinational corporations, capable of controlling markets and influencing political decisions; in fact, global business is highly organized through a plethora of associations that bring together competing companies and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

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