• Sectarianism in Iraq: The Making of State and Nation Since 1920 book cover

    Sectarianism in Iraq

    The Making of State and Nation Since 1920, 1st Edition

    By Khalil Osman

    This book links sectarianism in Iraq to the failure of the modern nation-state to resolve tensions between sectarian identities and concepts of unified statehood and uniform citizenry. After a theoretical excursus that recasts the notion of primordial identity as a socially constructed reality, the…

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  • The Political Economy of Trade Finance: Export Credit Agencies, the Paris Club and the IMF book cover

    The Political Economy of Trade Finance

    Export Credit Agencies, the Paris Club and the IMF, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Blackmon

    Export Credit Agencies provide insurance and guarantees to domestic firms in the event that payment is not received from an importer. Thus, ECAs reduce uncertainties domestic firms face in exporting their goods. Most countries have ECAs that operate as official or quasi-official branches of their…

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  • Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings: A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath book cover

    Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings

    A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Nurmi

    Mass violence and terrorism are a salient phenomenon in the late modern society, showing no sign of decline. Proactive results from the long, ongoing debate of how to address these issues are therefore increasingly necessary – not just in the context of prevention, but also in the context of the…

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  • Quasi-state Entities and International Criminal Justice: Legitimising Narratives and Counter-Narratives book cover

    Quasi-state Entities and International Criminal Justice

    Legitimising Narratives and Counter-Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Dijxhoorn

    This book explores the intended and unintended impact of international criminal justice on the legitimacy of quasi-state entities (QSEs). In order to do so, the concept of ‘quasi-state entity’ is introduced to distinguish actors in statehood conflicts that aspire to statehood, and fulfil statehood…

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  • Women's Experiences of Repression in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe book cover

    Women's Experiences of Repression in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Kelly Hignett, Melanie Ilic, Dalia Leinarte, Corina Snitar

    Based on extensive original research, including studies of autobiographies and biographies, reminiscences and memoirs, archived oral history data and interviews conducted by the authors, this book provides a rich picture of how women experienced repression in the former Soviet bloc. Although…

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    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Sovereignty, State Failure and Human Rights: Petty Despots and Exemplary Villains book cover

    Sovereignty, State Failure and Human Rights

    Petty Despots and Exemplary Villains, 1st Edition

    By Neil Englehart

    This book argues that the effectiveness of the state apparatus is one of the crucial variables determining human rights conditions, and that state weakness and failure is responsible for much of the human rights abuses we see today. Weak states are unable to control their own agents or to police…

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  • Palestine-Israel in the Print News Media: Contending Discourses book cover

    Palestine-Israel in the Print News Media

    Contending Discourses, 1st Edition

    By Luke Peterson

    Israel-Palestine in the Print News Media: Contending Discourses is concerned with conceptions of language, knowledge, and thought about political conflict in the Middle East in two national news media communities: the United States and the United Kingdom. Arguing for the existence of national…

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  • Political Catholicism and Euroscepticism: The Deviant Case of Poland in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Political Catholicism and Euroscepticism

    The Deviant Case of Poland in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Bartosz Napieralski

    This book explores the phenomena of both Political Catholicism and the growth of Euroscepticism across Eastern and Western Europe. It focuses in particular on Political Catholicism in Poland, but sets this in its wider European context. It examines the nature of Political Catholicism as a political…

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    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Ralph Bunche and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Mediation and the UN, 1947-1949 book cover

    Ralph Bunche and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Mediation and the UN, 1947-1949, 1st Edition

    By Elad Ben-Dror

    "I swear by all that’s Holy, I will never come anywhere near the Palestine problem once I liberate myself from this trap." Ralph Bunche wrote these lines to his wife in 1949, during the armistice talks on Rhodes. A year later, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his success in ending the 1948…

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  • Redefined Labour Spaces: Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India book cover

    Redefined Labour Spaces

    Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sobin George, Shalini Sinha

    This book discusses the transformation of labour movements and trade unionism in post-liberalised India. It looks at emerging collectivism, both in formal and informal sectors, and relates it to changing political and industrial relations. Bringing together studies of resistance, struggles and new…

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    Routledge India

  • Reasoning Indian Politics: Philosopher Politicians to Politicians Seeking Philosophy book cover

    Reasoning Indian Politics

    Philosopher Politicians to Politicians Seeking Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Narendar Pani, Anshuman Behera

    This volume examines the multiple forms of reasoning in Indian politics and explores a framework to understand them. In the process, it looks at a series of issues involving the relationship between politics and philosophy, including the status of political theory, political practices, identity…

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  • Social Life and Political Life in the Era of Digital Media: Higher Diversities book cover

    Social Life and Political Life in the Era of Digital Media

    Higher Diversities, 1st Edition

    By David Toews

    Digital technology has vastly broadened and complexified social life, levelling opportunities for communication and producing a new awareness of the importance of diversity of social relations, as well as of life on the planet. This book explores the ways in which social media, by encouraging human…

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