Globalization Products

  • Weak States and Spheres of Great Power Competition

    1st Edition

    By Hanna Kassab

    This book explains the development of the international system’s present-day balance of power by exploring three central questions: (1) under what conditions has the international system order evolved from a unipolar system to the current multipolar system? 2) What are its major states? 3) How do…

    Hardback – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Moving Difference

    Brazilians in London, 1st Edition

    By Angelo Martins Junior

    Moving Difference demonstrates how differences between migrants who share the same nationality travel with them and can impact on every aspect of their ‘mobile lives’. Analysing the lived experiences and narratives of Brazilians in London, it adds an in-depth ethnographic understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • The Contemporary Art Scene in Syria

    Social Critique and an Artistic Movement, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Bank

    This book focuses on the expanding contemporary art scene in Syria, particularly Damascus, during the first decade of the twenty-first century.  The decade was characterized by a high degree of experimentation as young artists began to work with artistic media that were new in Syria, such as…

    Hardback – 2020-06-10 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Regions in the Belt and Road Initiative

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Fulton

    Introduced in 2013, China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has had a significant impact within Asia and across other regions. This book provides empirical case studies examining the relations between China and the states in specific regional groupings, including South-East Asia, Central Asia, South…

    Hardback – 2020-06-08 
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Business, Human Rights and Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Irene Pietropaoli

    This book considers the efficacy of transitional justice mechanisms in response to corporate human rights abuses. Corporations and other business enterprises often operate in countries affected by conflict or repressive regimes. As such, they may become involved in human rights violations and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-28 
    Transitional Justice

  • Nation-branding in Practice

    The Politics of Promoting Sports, Cities and Universities in Kazakhstan and Qatar, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Anabel Eggeling

    This book investigates the political implications of country promotion through practices of ‘nation-branding’ by drawing on contemporary examples from the sports, urban development and higher education sector in Kazakhstan and Qatar. Nation-branding has emerged as a central practice of…

    Hardback – 2020-05-26 

  • Decolonization, Development and Knowledge in Africa

    Turning Over a New Leaf, 1st Edition

    By Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni

    This provocative book is anchored on the insurgent and resurgent spirit of decolonization of the twenty-first century. The author calls upon Africa to turn over a new leaf in the domains of politics, economy and knowledge as it frees itself from imperial global designs and global coloniality. With…

    Hardback – 2020-05-26 
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • The Global Citizenship Nexus

    Critical Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Debra D Chapman, Tania Ruiz-Chapman, Peter Eglin

    In the spirit of Ivan Illich’s 1968 speech ‘To hell with good intentions’, the book takes aim at a ubiquitous form of contemporary ideology, namely the concept of global citizenship. Its characteristic discourse can be found inhabiting a nexus of four complexes of ‘ruling’ institutions, namely…

    Hardback – 2020-05-07 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Border Frictions

    Gender, Generation and Technology on the Frontline, 1st Edition

    By Karine Côté-Boucher

    How did Canadian border officers come to think of themselves as a "police of the border"? This book tells the story of the shift to law enforcement in Canadian border control. From the 1990s onward, it traces the transformation of a customs organization into a border policing agency. Border…

    Hardback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • The Crime of Maldevelopment

    Economic Deregulation and Violence in the Global South, 1st Edition

    By María Laura Böhm

    This book explores the causal relationship between the deregulation of international economic interests and the forms of violence that prevail in a large part of the Global South. More specifically, this book tells the story of how transnational corporations benefitting from increasing deregulation…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Going beyond Parochialism and Fragmentation in the Study of International Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yong-Soo Eun

    International Relations (IR), as a discipline, is a western dominated enterprise. This has led to calls to broaden the scope and vision of the discipline by embracing a wider range of histories, experiences, and theoretical perspectives – particularly those outside the Anglo-American core of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • The Corporate State

    Technopoly, Privatization and Corporate Predation, 1st Edition

    By Robert M. Orrange

    This book critically examines key features of the contemporary organizational landscape by focusing on major beneficiaries of recent historical politicalcultural transformations involving the embrace of market fundamentalism and a market society: corporations, those who direct them, and those who…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 

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