• Negotiations in the World Trade Organization: Design and Performance book cover

    Negotiations in the World Trade Organization

    Design and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michal Parizek

    This book examines the World Trade Organization (WTO) in the context of the global economy in the twenty-first century, arguing that many problems within the institution lie in the disparity between its design and the nature of its tasks. Studying the global trade regime and the unsuccessful Doha…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Reassembling Activism, Activating Assemblages book cover

    Reassembling Activism, Activating Assemblages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Israel Rodríguez-Giralt, Isaac Marrero-Guillamón, Denise Milstein

    Drawing on Actor-Network Theory (ANT) and its sibling notion of assemblage, this book offers a conceptual and methodological alternative to dominant social movement theory. The contributors explore empirical cases where science, technology, and activists intersect. They focus on the task of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

  • African Footballers in Europe: Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours book cover

    African Footballers in Europe

    Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Yeboah Acheampong, Malek Bouhaouala, Michel Raspaud

    African Footballers in Europe traces the social and economic evolution of African football and examines the strategies and resources that players mobilise in their migrations, with a particular focus on ‘Give Back Behaviours’ (how players contribute to their countries or communities of origin). It…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Boundaries of European Social Citizenship: EU Citizens’ Transnational Social Security in Regulations, Discourses and Experiences book cover

    Boundaries of European Social Citizenship

    EU Citizens’ Transnational Social Security in Regulations, Discourses and Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Amelina, Emma Carmel, Ann Runfors, Elisabeth Scheibelhofer

    This edited collection contributes to studies of intra-EU migration and mobility, welfare, and European social citizenship by focusing on transnational labour movements from new to the old EU member states (Hungary–Austria, Bulgaria–Germany, Poland–UK and Estonia–Sweden). The volume provides a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Building Vulnerability Assessments: Industrial Hygiene and Engineering Concepts book cover

    Building Vulnerability Assessments

    Industrial Hygiene and Engineering Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martha J. Boss, Dennis W. Day

    All too often the assessment of structural vulnerability is thought of only in terms of security upgrades, guards, and entrance barriers. However, in order to fully ensure that a building is secure, the process of design and construction must also be considered. Building Vulnerability Assessments:…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15
    CRC Press

  • Perspectives on the American Way of War: The U.S. Experience in Irregular Conflict book cover

    Perspectives on the American Way of War

    The U.S. Experience in Irregular Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas A. Marks, Kirklin J. Bateman

    Perspectives on the American Way of War examines salient cases of American experience in irregular warfare, focusing upon the post-World War II era. This book asks why recent misfires have emerged in irregular warfare from an institutional, professional, and academic context which regularly…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

  • Democratic Transition in Bhutan: Political Contests as Moral Battles book cover

    Democratic Transition in Bhutan

    Political Contests as Moral Battles, 1st Edition

    By Sonam Kinga

    This book studies how a modern monarchy transformed Bhutan into a parliamentary democracy. A political ethnography, it focuses on the historic elections of 2007–2008, and studies democracy and its transformational processes from the ground up. It draws on historical as well as contemporary theories…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge India

  • Normalization of Violence: Conceptual Analysis and Reflections from Asia book cover

    Normalization of Violence

    Conceptual Analysis and Reflections from Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irm Haleem

    This book offers both a conceptual and an empirical analysis of how violence is normalized. In its conceptual analysis, Irm Haleem offers a framework of explanation that she argues is universal in its narratives, which she submits is premised on moralizing, legalizing, and popularizing violence.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Understanding Suicide Terrorism book cover

    Understanding Suicide Terrorism

    1st Edition

    By Radhika Halder

    Understanding Suicide Terrorism aims to explore the different aspects involved in suicide terrorism for a better understanding of the tactic which has become a global phenomenon and threat today. The book aims to help inform holistic policy making by tracing the evolution of the use of suicide as a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

  • Changing Urban Trends: Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern book cover

    Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    The local public sector is deeply steeped in history. Studying the historic patterns of urban settlements helps us to understand the development of local priorities: zoning to separate residential areas by class and race, establishing police and fire departments to protect lives and property,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • How to Survive a Robot Invasion: Rights, Responsibility, and AI book cover

    How to Survive a Robot Invasion

    Rights, Responsibility, and AI, 1st Edition

    By David J Gunkel

    In this short introduction, David J. Gunkel examines the shifting world of artificial intelligence, mapping it onto everyday twenty-first century life and probing the consequences of this ever-growing industry and movement. The book investigates the significance and consequences of the robot…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Posted Work in the European Union: The Political Economy of Free Movement book cover

    Posted Work in the European Union

    The Political Economy of Free Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Arnholtz, Nathan Lillie

    Focusing on posting of workers, where workers employed in one country are send to work in another country, this edited volume is at the nexus of industrial relations and European Union studies. The central aim is to understand how the regulatory regime of worker "posting" is driving institutional…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

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