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  • Core-periphery Relations in the European Union

    Power and Conflict in a Dualist Political Economy

    Edited by José M. Magone, Brigid Laffan, Christian Schweiger

    Successive Enlargements to the European Union membership have transformed it into an economically, politically and culturally heterogeneous body with distinct vulnerabilities in its multi-level governance. This book analyses core-periphery relations to highlight the growing cleavage, and potential…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Sport Policy in Small States

    Edited by Michael Sam, Steven J. Jackson

    For small nations like Grenada, New Zealand and Norway, medal counts relative to population are increasingly touted as the most meaningful comparisons with sporting superpowers China, the United States and Germany. In acknowledging that 60% of the world’s states have populations of less than 10…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 

  • NGOs and Global Trade

    Non-State Voices in EU Trade Policymaking

    By Erin Hannah

    In a deeply iniquitous world, where the gains from trade are distributed unevenly and where trade rules often militate against progressive social values, human health, and sustainable development, NGOs are widely touted as our best hope for redressing these conditions. As a critical voice of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-26 
    Global Institutions

  • Human Development and Global Institutions

    Evolution, Impact, Reform

    By Richard Ponzio, Arunabha Ghosh

    This book provides a timely and accessible introduction to the foundational ideas associated with the human development school of thought. It examines its conceptual evolution during the post-colonial era, and discusses how various institutions of the UN system have tried to engage with this issue,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 
    Global Institutions

  • Look East to Act East Policy

    Implications for India's Northeast

    Edited by Gurudas Das, C. Joshua Thomas

    This volume captures the success of India’s Look East Policy (LEP) in promoting economic engagement with neighbouring countries in Asia and simultaneously its limitations in propelling growth in the bordering North Eastern Region — India’s bridge head to South East Asia. It analyses the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge India

  • Peacebuilding in Crisis

    Rethinking Paradigms and Practices of Transnational Cooperation

    Edited by Tobias Debiel, Thomas Held, Ulrich Schneckener

    The 1990s saw a constant increase in international peace missions, predominantly led by the United Nations, whose mandates were more and more extended to implement societal and political transformations in post-conflict societies. However, in many cases these missions did not meet the high…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23 
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Unions, Change and Crisis

    French and Italian Union Strategy and the Political Economy, 1945-1980

    By Peter Lange, George Ross, Maurizio Vannicelli

    First published in 1982, Unions, Change and Crisis represents the first detailed, comparative, historical and theoretically grounded study of two of the major trade union movements of Europe. It brings together the results of the first part of the first major study from Harvard University’s Centre…

    Hardback – 2016-02-20 

  • The Politics of West German Trade Unions

    Strategies of class and interest representation in growth and crisis

    By Andrei Markovits

    First published in 1986, this book assesses the Politics of the West German trade unions in the context of their larger role as major actors in the polity. By focusing on the historical realities of the labour movement both before and after 1945, the study explains to what extent organized labour…

    Hardback – 2016-02-20 

  • The Securitization of Migration and Refugee Women

    By Alison Gerard

    Humanised accounts of restrictions on mobility are rarely the focus of debates on irregular migration. Very little is heard from refugees themselves about why they migrate, their experiences whilst entering the EU or how they navigate reception conditions upon arrival, particularly from a gendered…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Global Bioethics

    An introduction

    By Henk ten Have

    The panorama of bioethical problems is different today. Patients travel to Thailand for fast surgery; commercial surrogate mothers in India deliver babies to parents in rich countries; organs, body parts and tissues are trafficked from East to Western Europe; physicians and nurses migrating from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10 

  • Global Injustice and Crime Control

    By Wendy Laverick

    Global Injustice and Crime Control places cross-border, cross-national and international crime and crime control within its wider context. It examines theory from a range of disciplines and introduces students to the frequently neglected area of the world order and world politics, in an effort to…

    Paperback – 2016-02-08 
    Global Issues in Crime and Justice

  • China's Socialist Rule of Law Reforms Under Xi Jinping

    Edited by John Garrick, Yan Chang Bennett

    Under the direction of the Communist Party of China (CPC), key legal challenges have been identified which will shape the modernization of China’s legal and administrative institutions. An increasingly complex set of legal actors now seek to influence this development, including securities…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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