Studies in International Relations

  • Organizing the World

    The United States and Regional Cooperation in Asia and Europe, 1st Edition

    By Galia Press-Barnathan

    This book offers a conceptual framework that explains when and why a great power would choose to cooperate with smaller states via regional cooperation forums rather than in a bilateral setting.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
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  • Human Rights in Cuba, El Salvador and Nicaragua

    A Sociological Perspective on Human Rights Abuse, 1st Edition

    By Mayra Gomez

    This book presents a historical perspective on patterns of human rights abuse in Cuba, El Salvador and Nicaragua and incorporates international relations in to the traditional theories of state repression found within the social sciences.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
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  • Turkish-American Relations, 1800-1952

    Between the Stars, Stripes and the Crescent, 1st Edition

    By Şuhnaz Yilmaz

    This book aims to take the reader on a journey along the intricate web of Turkish-American relations. It critically examines the process, during which the relations evolved from those of strangers into an occasionally troubled, yet resilient alliance. Through the extensive use of Turkish, American…

    Hardback – 2015-03-12
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  • The Common Fisheries Policy in the European Union

    A Study in Integrative and Distributive Bargaining, 1st Edition

    By Eugénia da Condeição-Heldt

    The purpose of this book is neither to duplicate overviews of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) nor to recapitulate narrative treatments of the European integration process. The aim is to comprehend how EU negotiations work theoretically and empirically so that a conceptual framework for analyzing…

    Paperback – 2012-11-14
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  • Malaysia and the Development Process

    Globalization, Knowledge Transfers and Postcolonial Dilemmas, 1st Edition

    By Vanessa C.M. Chio

    Drawing on recent deconstructions in anthropology, postcolonial studies, and critical sociology, Malaysia and the Development Process situates and explores the phenomenon of international knowledge transfers within the context of globalization. Based on primary and secondary research, and a series…

    Paperback – 2012-10-29
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  • Human Rights Treaties

    Considering Patterns of Participation, 1948-2000, 1st Edition

    By Mark Sachleben

    The book examines patterns of participation in human rights treaties. International relations theory is divided on what motivates states to participate in treaties, specifically human rights treaties. Instead of examining the specific motivations, this dissertation examines patterns of…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28
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  • Domestic Politics and International Narcotics Control

    U.S. Relations with Mexico and Colombia, 1989-2000, 1st Edition

    By Victor J. Hinojosa

    This book examines different levels of narcotics control cooperation between the United States, Mexico and Colombia. Victor J. Hinojosa finds that Mexico is consistently held to a very different standard than Colombia and that the US often satisfies domestic political pressures to be tough on…

    Paperback – 2012-05-04
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  • Intervention, Ethnic Conflict and State-Building in Iraq

    A Paradigm for the Post-Colonial State, 1st Edition

    By Michael Rear

    External intervention by the U.N. and other actors in ethnic conflicts has interfered with the state-building process in post-colonial states. Rear examines the 1991 uprisings in Iraq and demonstrates how this intervention has contributed to the problems with democratization experienced in the…

    Paperback – 2012-02-27
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  • Negotiating the Arctic

    The Construction of an International Region, 1st Edition

    By E.C.H Keskitalo

    This work draws upon the history of Arctic development and the view of the Arctic in different states to explain how such a discourse has manifested itself in current broader cooperation across eight statistics analysis based on organization developments from the late 1970s to the present, shows…

    Paperback – 2011-12-09
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  • A Global Union for Global Workers

    Collective Bargaining and Regulatory Politics in Maritime Shipping, 1st Edition

    By Nathan Lillie

    This is a book about how global unionism was born in the maritime shipping sector. It argues that the industrial structure of shipping, and specifically the interconnected nature of shipping production chains, facilitated the globalization of union bargaining strategy, and the transnationalization…

    Paperback – 2010-06-18
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  • International Election Monitoring, Sovereignty, and the Western Hemisphere

    The Emergence of an International Norm, 1st Edition

    By Arturo Santa-Cruz

    This book traces the process by which national elections became international events or, more precisely, what the effects of this process are on state sovereignty. Contrary to the conventional wisdom in International Relations - to judge by the neglect of this phenomenon in the literature - this…

    Paperback – 2010-06-09
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  • Peacekeeping in the Middle East as an International Regime

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Dombroski

    This book investigates whether an international institution can alter state behaviour and thereby contribute to the peaceful resolution of a conflict. Kenneth Dombroski focuses on the series of interrelated peacekeeping efforts undertaken to help resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict from 1948-1994.…

    Paperback – 2010-03-18
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  • Political Corruption in the Caribbean Basin

    Constructing a Theory to Combat Corruption, 1st Edition

    By Michael W. Collier

    Political corruption in the Caribbean Basin retards state economic growth and development, undermines government legitimacy, and threatens state security. In spite of recent anti-corruption efforts of intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations (IGO/NGOs), Caribbean political corruption…

    Paperback – 2009-06-09
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  • The United Nations and Democracy in Africa

    Labyrinths of Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Wilson

    This book explores UN bureaucracy and the development dysfunction it sows in four 'most different' African countries: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, and Tanzania. Wilson's original purpose for researching this book was to uncover new solutions to some of the United Nations' most vexing implementation…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
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  • International Environmental Treaties and State Behavior

    Factors Influencing Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Denise DeGarmo

    Despite the growing recognition of the importance of environmental issues for nation-state security, current research on international environmental security is insufficient. Although scholars in the field of International Relations believe that there is an appropriate role for international…

    Paperback – 2009-02-12
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