• Military, Monarchy and Repression: Assessing Thailand's Authoritarian Turn book cover

    Military, Monarchy and Repression

    Assessing Thailand's Authoritarian Turn, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Hewison, Veerayooth Kanchoochat

    Thailand’s politics has been contentious in recent years. With a military coup in 2006 and another in 2014, the country has moved from being a promising electoral democracy to a military dictatorship. Electoral politics was embraced enthusiastically by some groups, including those in rural areas of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Searching for a Strategy for the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice book cover

    Searching for a Strategy for the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Leonard, Christian Kaunert

    This book examines the vision and strategy of the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ), which has become one of the key objectives of the European Union (EU). Recent events have also highlighted the saliency of several of the policy issues at the heart of the AFSJ. Amongst them, one…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia book cover

    From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities

    Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander C. Diener, Joshua Hagen

    The development of post-socialist cities has become a major field of study among critical theorists from across the social sciences and humanities. Originally constructed under the dictates of central planners and designed to serve the demands of command economies, post-socialist urban centers…

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

  • Migration and Divided Societies book cover

    Migration and Divided Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Gilligan, Susan Ball

    The study of 'divided societies' has focused, historically, on either ethnic divides in colonial (or post-colonial) societies or on developed Western democracies which have ethnic power-sharing Government structures. The study of divided societies emerged historically at a moment when…

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

  • Southern Resistance in Critical Perspective: The Politics of Protest in South Africa's Contentious Democracy book cover

    Southern Resistance in Critical Perspective

    The Politics of Protest in South Africa's Contentious Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcel Paret, Carin Runciman, Luke Sinwell

    From the Arab Uprising, to anti-austerity protests in Europe and the US Occupy Movement, to uprisings in Brazil and Turkey, resistance from below is flourishing. Whereas analysts have tended to look North in their analysis of the recent global protest wave, this volume develops a Southern…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • 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

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